Here’s Your Chance to Publish a Children’s Book

February 2013, Volume 37, Issue 6

Calling all aspiring authors! It’s not too late to submit a manuscript for the National Children’s Book Award Contest.

Prospective authors may choose to publish a picture book or a chapter book written for children from 3-16 years of age. Manuscripts must be in English text only and illustrations are not required for either category to submit manuscripts. The publisher will identify an illustrator after the manuscript is approved.

Entries can be submitted for only $45 (with each additional entry for only $25) until March 15, 2013. Judging will be based on content, originality, and age-appropriateness. Two winners will be announced by May 4, 2013 via the NAESP Foundation website.

Download an entry form here, or review these Frequently Asked Questions.


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