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Open Submission

Submissions now closed.

Congratulations to all who submitted a manuscript to the Early Childhood Book Challenge! The submission phase is now closed.

The Open Submission Phase was an opportunity to write and share a vision and manuscript for an early childhood book that inspires children and their caregivers to read together.

All submissions remain publicly viewable, so participants are encouraged to still connect with one another, share feedback, and even form partnerships.

Submissions will remain on the platform, unless they are removed by the submitter.


WHAT'S HAPPENING

The submission phase is now closed. Submissions will remain on the platform, unless they are removed by the submitter.

GET INVOLVED

All submissions remain publicly viewable, so participants are encouraged to still connect with one another, share feedback, and even form partnerships. Sign up to receive email updates.

KEY DATES

Started on Feb 20, 2019, and submissions were April 12, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

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This book is a playful multidimensional interactive approach with activities and graphics, addressing also kids with visual impairments.

This book is a playful multidimensional interactive approach with activities and graphics, addressing also kids with visual impairments.

Photo of Liliya Ivanova

A grandfather leads his grandson around their city, encouraging the little boy to appreciate how the individual parts make up the whole

A grandfather leads his grandson around their city, encouraging the little boy to appreciate how the individual parts make up the whole

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Eliza's first trip to the zoo leads her to find new joy in the animals she and her mother encounters on their journeys through the city.

Eliza's first trip to the zoo leads her to find new joy in the animals she and her mother encounters on their journeys through the city.

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B3 is a rhyming list of iconic baby items that kids outgrow and new items that they encounter on their journey from infant to pre-schooler.

B3 is a rhyming list of iconic baby items that kids outgrow and new items that they encounter on their journey from infant to pre-schooler.

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The story compares how parents and caregivers can support a child's development to how to grow plants through a trip to a community garden.

The story compares how parents and caregivers can support a child's development to how to grow plants through a trip to a community garden.

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