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In the Ideas Phase, we are calling on our community to submit manuscripts for a children’s book that engages children (ages 0 to 3) and provides adults with ways to support early language development. Proposals will be accepted until 5pm PST on Friday, April 12th.

If you're curious to learn more about the Challenge, read the Challenge Brief for more information, dive into the Challenge Personas to gain a deeper understanding of who this manuscript is for, and check out our Evaluation Criteria for details on the submission requirements. 

We encourage you to publish your submission to the Challenge as soon as possible. All published submissions are fully editable until the final deadline of 5pm PST on Friday, April 12th.


Early Childhood Book Challenge Expert Webinar

During this Early Childhood Book Challenge Expert Webinar on March 28th, we'll introduce the Challenge team, learn from early childhood experts, and answer your questions. To secure your spot and receive the webinar recording for those who are unable to join live, please RSVP by completing this form!

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Challenge Personas: These personas provide a window into the end-users (in this case, the end eaders), for whom you are creating this manuscript.

C‍hallenge Resources List: This resource list has been co-created alongside early learning, publishing, and community experts to support you in crafting your manuscript submission.



How-Tos

How-To Submit a Manuscript


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RSVP for our Expert Webinar

During this Early Childhood Book Challenge Expert Webinar on March 28th at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time! We'll introduce the Challenge team, learn from early childhood experts, and answer your questions. To secure your spot, please complete the linked form.


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Sign language exposure promotes empathy for speech and hearing-challenged children and their caretakers on the part of their community.

Sign language exposure promotes empathy for speech and hearing-challenged children and their caretakers on the part of their community.

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This whimsical book uses common sights and sounds to cultivate joy, learning, and bonding between children and their caregivers.

This whimsical book uses common sights and sounds to cultivate joy, learning, and bonding between children and their caregivers.

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