The Children's Book Council's Early Career Committee (ECC) is dedicated to enriching the careers of those in their first five years in the children’s publishing industry, contributing to the vitality of the industry as a whole, and fostering literacy. Learn more

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ECC Town Hall Recap

ECC Town Hall Recap

For our July Town Hall Event, members of the ECC had the opportunity to discuss the entry-level experience in the Children’s Publishing Industry. The night started out with a fun panel of representatives from various houses and departments, including editorial, …

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Meet the Publisher

Familiarizing you with our diverse member houses

little bee books

little bee books is a children’s book publisher dedicated to making creative and fun books for busy little bees ages 0-12. We are based in New York City with a small team of publishing veterans who love working in …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, Book 1)

Okay, look, I know that I am very late to this party. But think of me as that awesome friend who brought ice in the nick of time! Because I am so obsessed with The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Q&A with Kristy Draper, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Digital Product Manager

Tell us a little bit about your role at HMH. Can you describe your typical day? I am a project manager. I started that role while I was in the digital group and recently moved to the sales department. I …

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