The Children's Book Academy is so happy to have helped writers and illustrators bring wonderful children's books into the world and look forward to helping others make many more in the future!

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Starting January 13th 2020 for 5 weeks PLUS 2 BONUS Instant Access Weeks - The Craft and Business of Illustrating Children's Books is a HIGHLY interactive e-course for very beginning to award-winning authors and illustrators. Featuring tons of bonuses, submission opportunities, and for the first time ever includes a FREE instant access picture book writing course featuring now published former students! Click here to find out more.

Next up is The Craft and Business of Writing Picture Books, our flagship course starting April 6th 2020 Click for more info here

And then starting July 2020, we have Middle Grade Mastery, the best interactive online Middle Grade course available. Click here to find out more.

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It truly is our pleasure to be able to share our courses and learning resources, editor/agent access, mentorship, membership, and wonderful communities to help you create fantastic publishable children's books.

In fact, to date, our former students have published or contracted 370 Children's Books!

Do you aspire to become a successfully published children's book author or children's book illustrator? We have what you need!

Whether you’re interested in learning to write or illustrate and publish traditionally, self-publishing, finally learning Photoshop, discovering your writer's and character's voices, upgrading your skills in general, or learning the rules to break to make your picture book, or how to make those important connections and access new markets, we have something for everyone, from beginner to seasoned pro!

Come in, look around, sign up for a course from our award-winning faculty, and jump-start or refresh your career!

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Our Time Flexible Courses are Designed to Help You Become...


At The Children's Book Academy You Will...

  • Change in ways that you cannot begin to imagine by developing high-level skills and greater confidence in your abilities. 

  • Become an empowered children's book creative with the confidence to submit and persist in submitting your children's book work to appropriate decision makers.
  • Be inspired by other children's book creatives that you learn from during your journey as well as in the fabulously supportive private groups and critique groups that continue after each course ends.
  • Learn how to be truly successful as a children's book creative on your own terms, with our help! 


Check Out Our Unconventional But Highly Effective Children's Book Courses:

Just some of the 370 books published or contracted by former student that we know about. More to come soon!

And here are the first books that our Director, Dr. Mira Reisberg, edited and art directed for CBA students through her position at Clearfork Publishing's kidlit imprint Spork. Some of these are already available and the rest are available for pre-order. Will you be next? We hope so, whether it's through Spork or some other publisher.

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