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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Asked and Answered

What is the best piece of advice you have received thus far in your career?“I have two favorites, so instead of picking one I’m going to share both! The first is from my first boss, and it’s basically that relationships …

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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


In an act of unplanned rebellion, Mim Malone runs away from her father, stepmom, and their new life in Mosquitoland, Mississippi and hops on a Greyhound bus for her mother in Ohio, armed with only a journal, some stolen savings, …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Q&A with Erin Stein, Publisher at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

What was your first job in publishing? In college I worked at The Arizona Daily Wildcat in several roles: copy editor, arts reporter, columnist, and wire editor. Then my first job in the Big Apple was at Time Inc. Custom …

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