Children’s Books

October 19, 2017

Maverick Children’s Books: Accepting Manuscripts

Maverick Children’s Books is a UK based publisher of children’s books. Their books generally have wonderful covers and illustrations, and are quirky. They publish a variety of books for children but only appear to be open to submissions in the picture book category. You can learn more about the team behind Maverick here. I do…

October 12, 2017

Immedium: Now Accepting Book Submissions

Immedium was founded in 2004 and is led by experienced professionals, who have written critically acclaimed books, marketed print and digital media, and sold #1 nationwide best-sellers.¬†Aquanauts, a series of books they published, was turned into a successful TV show for children. Immedium is interested in three types of books, according to their website, and…

October 4, 2017

Gibbs Smith: Now Accepting Book Submissions

Gibbs Smith is an established publisher with good distribution and a focus on cook books, interior design and architecture books, and board books for children. They have published a number of bestsellers, including a board book version of Pride & Prejudice. Gibbs Smith is primarily a non-fiction publisher which is just now entering the fiction…

September 27, 2017

Blue Marlin Publications: Accepting Submissions

Blue Marlin Publications is a small publisher of children’s books based out of West Bay Shore in New York State. The editorial team has published some of their own books but they seem to focus now on primarily publishing the works of others. But this is a very small press, so do keep that in…

September 20, 2017

Dawn Publications: Now Accepting Book Manuscripts

Dawn Publications is a boutique print press focused on publishing books connecting children and nature. They usually just publish six books a year. Their niche focus really seems to pay off; their books have gone on to win a wide variety of awards. Dawn was founded in 1979. The Our Mission Page, although a little…

September 14, 2017

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing: Accepting Submissions

Founded in 1911 and located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company is an independent publisher of religious books. They have a large range, including academic books and reference works in theology, biblical studies, and religious history to popular titles in spirituality, social and cultural criticism, as well as literature. They are primarily…

September 6, 2017

August House: Accepting Manuscript Submissions

August House was established in 1978, originally it focused on publishing poetry but in the 80’s their focus switched to folklore and after that to storytelling. They no longer publish poetry, instead they focus on publishing children’s books, although many of these are influenced by folklore. They currently publish children’s folktales, picture books, early-grade chapter…

August 10, 2017

Barron’s Educational Services: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

Most people who have studied for a test like the SAT or the GRE own a book published by Barron’s, if only because they bought one of their many test prep books. That is what Barron’s Educational Services is best known for and the reason it was founded in 1939. However, in recent years they…

July 13, 2017

Arbordale Publishing: Accepting Manuscripts

Our mission is to get children excited about science and math through fun-to-read picture book stories. We are primarily looking for fiction manuscripts with non-fiction facts woven into the story, although we will also consider some non-fiction stories. In every manuscript we look for a “cuddle factor” that will make parents and children want to…

July 5, 2017

LEE & LOW BOOKS: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

LEE & LOW BOOK’s motto is “About Everyone. For Everyone”. They focus on publishing multicultural children’s books. They are the largest multicultural book publisher in the United States. The books they publish largely have an educational element and they offer books for readers starting at the age of 4 and going all the way up…

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