Pledge to Participate

For Publishers 2023

Resources and Information to Celebrate Children’s Book Week

We encourage all book creators and children’s book publishers to join in the fun leading up to and during Children’s Book Week. Check out the PDFs for ideas. Don’t forget to use #ReadBooksSparkChange in any posts you do on social media. Email with questions.


Celebrate and spread the slogan Read Books. Spark Change

We encourage book creators and publishers to do whatever they are able to celebrate leading up to and during the week. Need some inspiration? Check out these ideas!

Join our community via social media

Participate in the Find Your Spark Challenge and share your Sparks with us using #ReadBooksSparkChange in your post and tag The Children’s Book Council. Promote your virtual and in-person events with your network and share with us to help amplify through our channels. 

Follow us on social media to see updates and pictures from #ReadBooksSparkChange celebrations across the country.

More Resources and FAQs

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Everything you need to know about our upcoming celebration!

Downloadable bookmarks, activities, and more for 2024 Book Week events coming soon.

What is Children’s Book Week and how can you join in the celebrations?

Explore the amazing themes, materials, and events of the past.

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