They say it takes a village to raise a child.
They also say publishing a children's book is a lot like raising a child.
I don't know who they think they are, but...
They make some good points.
For Writers: The Village in Publishing
Whether you choose the self-publishing route or a more traditional one, it really takes a village to produce and sell a quality picture book. While it's true that the size of your village will depend on how the book is produced and ultimately sold, here are some people who will likely be a part of your picture book's village:
For Readers: Booklists of Villages
I could give you several picture books about communities, but why not just give you links to the lists?
Link - A to Z Challenge
I write about, with, for, and around kids all day. (Well, maybe I do the dishes too. Sometimes.)