What’s New in Children’s Literature – 2017 WEBINAR

Join esteemed children’s librarian and author Penny Peck in her yearly review of what’s new in children’s literature. Discover new books published in late 2016 and Spring 2017

All The Wonders Podcast Episode 333: Audrey Vernick, Liz Garton Scanlon,...

Audrey Vernick (@yourbuffalo), Liz Garton Scanlon (@LGartonScanlon), and Matthew Cordell (@cordellmatthew), authors and illustrator of Bob, Not Bob!, all stop by the podcast to talk

The Picturebooking Podcast Episode 74: Ruth Spiro

Ruth Spiro is the author of the BABY LOVES SCIENCE series. We discuss the first two books in the series, BABY LOVES AEROSPACE ENGINEERING and BABY LOVES QUARKS!

The Master Course on Writing and Editing Picture Books

The Master Course on Writing and Editing Picture Books is an intensive eight week self-guided workshop on the Core Principles of picture book writing and editing

Behind the Scenes: SLJ in Conversation with Top Children’s Book Editors...

Join Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal’s reviews manager, for a rich conversation with four editors and publishing insiders, Jennifer Brown of Alfred A. Knopf, Jean Feiwel of Macmillan,

Everything You Need to Know About Children’s Book Publishing: A Crash...

This intensive weekend is designed to give you a comprehensive look at how the children’s book publishing industry works. You will gain understanding of all processes associated

Get a Foot in the Door: A How-To Guide for Becoming...

Writer-for-hire projects provide great opportunities to keep writing and get paid to write. Aspiring authors looking to get original works published in the world of children’s literature can build their resume

Children’s Literature Festival | March 19-21, 2017 | Warrensburg, MO

The Children’s Literature Festival at the University of Central Missouri began in 1969 when Philip Sadler, professor of children’s literature, and Ophelia Gilbert, laboratory school librarian,

World Read Aloud Day | February 16, 2017

World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and creates a community of readers taking action to show the world that the right to literacy belongs

Revising and Re-Imagining Your Picture Book Manuscript (Webinar Series)

Picture books are short and simple, written for young children, so they must be easy to write--or so we hear from people who have never attempted one. Picture book writers know that's not true,

Children’s Literature Association Conference | June 22-24, 2017 | Tampa, FL

Come one, come all, to ChLA 2017 in Tampa!When visitors think of Florida, they imagine Disney World, beaches, vacations, and, ultimately, retirement - visions that hardly mesh with the realities

Crafting Successful Author Visits 2017 WORKSHOP

School visits are a powerful way to get your book into the hands of readers. But how do you take what you’ve written or illustrated and turn it into an attention-grabbing presentation for kids?

Kidscreen Summit | February 13-16, 2017 | Miami, FL

Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2016, the conference welcomed nearly 1,800 attendees from more than 50 countries.

SCBWI 18th Annual Winter Conference | February 10-12, 2017 | New...

Join SCBWI this February in New York City for an incredible weekend with the top editors, agents, art directors, authors and illustrators in the children's publishing world. The Annual Winter Conference