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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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A fun to read interactive book about a child’s pure joy at a day on the porch with a book and a jar of pickles.

A fun to read interactive book about a child’s pure joy at a day on the porch with a book and a jar of pickles.

Photo of Melissa Dodd

This book expands the narrative around what good fortune looks like, and shows that there is not a single standard to be measured against.

This book expands the narrative around what good fortune looks like, and shows that there is not a single standard to be measured against.

Photo of Sahar Muradi
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This book shows families having "conversations" (even when their little ones don't speak full words yet) all about what they see in the city

This book shows families having "conversations" (even when their little ones don't speak full words yet) all about what they see in the city

Photo of Sophie Foss
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This is a poem that gives caregivers the time to sing, clap, ask questions, respond, smile, point, and make noise with their city baby.

This is a poem that gives caregivers the time to sing, clap, ask questions, respond, smile, point, and make noise with their city baby.

Photo of Tara Pearson
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