University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

How to Get Published in the Children's Book Market

Three best-selling authors offer their advice and experiences for getting published in the children's book market, including the different pathways towards publication.

Jen Bryant

Jen Bryant writes picture books, novels and poems for readers of all ages. Her books have received the Sibert Medal, two Caldecott Honors, two Schneider Family Book Awards, the Orbis Pictus Award and a Charlotte Zolotow Honor....

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Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford is the author of more than 50 books, including the Caldecott Honor winners "Freedom in Congo Square," "Voice of Freedom," "Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement" and "Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom....

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Dianne White

Dianne White thinks there’s nothing better than a good book, a lemonade sun, a white-on-blue sky, and a green-on-green day. She’s the author of several picture books, including the award-winning Blue on Blue, illustrated by Caldecott medalist Beth Krommes, Who Eats Orange?, illustrated by Caldecott honoree Robin Page, and the upcoming Green on Green, illustrated by Felicita Sala....

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