September 24, 2013
The founding committee of Children's Books Boston gathered at an introductory event at Simmons, September 12. Children’s Books Boston is a new organization dedicated to providing a shared space for interaction and discussion among greater Boston companies, institutions, groups, and individuals who work with children’s books. Membership is free and open to librarians, teachers, publishers, booksellers, authors, illustrators, agents, and scholars and students of literature for young people.
From left to right: Yolanda Roy, Charlesbridge Press; Betsy Groban, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Cathie Mercier, Center for the Study of Children's Literature, Simmons College; Jennifer Roberts, Candlewick Press; Roger Sutton, The Horn Book, Inc. Photo by Judith Rosen, Publishers Weekly.