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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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Mothers hands are a special cooking tool.  This story is a celebration of mothers’ hands around the world that prepare food with love.

Mothers hands are a special cooking tool. This story is a celebration of mothers’ hands around the world that prepare food with love.

Photo of Akiko Ashton
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IL0 & MIL0 is a story about a friendship between a child and a dog and how they problem solve together and learn about life in the big city!

IL0 & MIL0 is a story about a friendship between a child and a dog and how they problem solve together and learn about life in the big city!

Photo of Al Medi
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A story that celebrates HOME.  Adventures at home, things you can make and do and, most importantly, how a home can make you FEEL!

A story that celebrates HOME. Adventures at home, things you can make and do and, most importantly, how a home can make you FEEL!

Photo of Joanne O'Callaghan
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A Mummy & Baby Blue Jay experience 6 domains of early childhood development during their daily routine.

A Mummy & Baby Blue Jay experience 6 domains of early childhood development during their daily routine.

Photo of Priyanka Handa
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Connect caregivers with children by sharing their experiences, help to understand the underlying truths and foster the emotional exchange

Connect caregivers with children by sharing their experiences, help to understand the underlying truths and foster the emotional exchange

Photo of Ipek Uzpeder
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Guiding a child and story partner to engage their senses and then to bring this awareness forward in interactions with others.

Guiding a child and story partner to engage their senses and then to bring this awareness forward in interactions with others.

Photo of Lisa Doff
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