Publish Your Children’s Book!

Do you want to publish your book but don’t know where to send it?  You will find links to all major and minor publishers and information on how to submit your mansuscript.



ABC Books- (ABC books, drawing books)

Abbeville Family- (picture books, comic books)

ABDO Publishing- (non-fiction educational series; Magic Wagon- fiction and non-fiction series pre-k through eighth grade

Abrams Books for Young Readers- (fiction & non-fiction, picture books, and young readers)

Action Publishing- (children’s picture books, juvenile and young adult fiction and non-fiction for all ages )

Aladdin; an imprint of Simon & Schuster- (books of all ages up to tween)-

Albert Whitman and Company- (picture books, novels, and non-fiction)

All About Kid’s Publishing (picture books, chapter books)-

Amulet Books; an imprint of Abrams Books (middle readers, young readers)

Anchorage Press Plays (plays)

Annick Publishing (for Canadian authors)

Andrews McMeel Publishing- (picture books, gift books, non-fiction, games)

Avon Books; an imprint of Harper Collins (romance)-

Azro- (picture books, young reader by southwestern authors)-

Bailiwick Press- (children’s fiction) must submit this online submission form first

Balzer & Bray, an imprint of Harper Collins- (picture books and novels)-

Barefoot Books-

Barrons Educational Series (education)-

Beyond Words; an imprint of Simon & Schuster (mind, body, and soul)

Birdsong Books (nature)-

Black Rose- (fiction and non-fiction)….pdf

Bloomsbury Children- (fiction & non-fiction)

Boyds Mill-  (fiction, non-fiction, poetry)

Bright Ring Publishing- (art books)

Bungalo Books- (picture books; switching to e-books)

CBAY Books (middle-grade and teen fiction)

Candlewick Press-(picture books, novels)

Capstone Publishing-

Carolrhoda Books; an imprint of Lerner- (picture books, fiction, non-fiction)

Cartwheel Books; an imprint of Scholastic-

Charlesbridge (fiction and non-fiction picture books, chapter books)-

Chronicle Books (fiction, non-fiction, gift books)

Cinco Puntas Press (multicultural)

Clarion Books; an imprint of Houghton Mifflin

Crabtree Publishing (fiction and non-fiction)

Darby Creek; an imprint of Lerner (fiction series grades 2-12)

Delacorte Press; an imprint of Dell Publishing

Dial Books ; an imprint of Penguin , address is hard to find: 375 Hudson St, NY, NY  10014

Diskus Publishing (fiction and non-fiction in different formats)

Disney Books-

DNA Press (science)-

Dog-Eared Publications (nature and environment) -

Paul Dry Books (young adult)- couldn’t find info on submissions,

Dutton Childrens’s books (Penguin)-  currently only accepting Middle Grade and Young Adult, , 375 Hudson St., NY, NY 10014

Eerdmans Books For Young Readers (fiction & non-fiction)-

Egmont Publishing-

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux  (MacMillan) (fiction and non-fiction)-

David Fickling Books-

Firefly Books-

Flux (young adult)-

Freedom Publishing- not sure if they are accepting submissions;

Freestone/Peachtree Jr (picture books, young adult fiction and non-fiction)

Front Street (Boyds Mill) (unique picture books, children and young adult fiction)

Gauthier Publications-  website:  email submissions to:

Gingerbread House Books-

Golden Books; an imprint of Random House-

David Godine  (fiction and non-fiction)-

Graphia; an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt-

Green Willow Books; an imprint of Harper Collins (picture books, fiction, and non-fiction)-

Grosset & Dunlap; an imprint of Penguin (no picture books) , 375 Hudson St., NY, NY 10014

Hachette Book Groups

Harper Collins Childrens (fiction, and non-fiction)

Henry Holt and Company; a division of Macmillan

Holiday House (picture books, kids, and teens)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (fiction, non-fiction, poetry)

Hyperion Books For Children (Disney)

Ideals Publications

Illumination Arts

Kaeden Books (early reading, literacy)

Kamehameha Publishing (Hawaiian)

Kane/Miller Books (picture books, chapter books, middle-grade fiction)

Kids Can Press (picture books, fiction, non-fiction)

Kids Books (picture books, fiction, non-fiction)

Knopf, Delacorte, Dell Books; an imprint of Random House

Knopf/Crown Books for Young Readers; an imprint of Random House

Wendy Lamb Books; an imprint of Random House (no picture books) send query and first 10 pgs of ms to: Ms Wendy Lamb, Editorial Director, Wendy Lamb Books, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY  10019

Laurel Leaf; an imprint of Random House (teen)

Lee and Low Books (multicultural)

Arthur A. Levine Books; an imprint of Scholastic

Little Brown Kids; a division of Hachette Books

Little Tiger Press

Lollipop Power Books; an imprint of Carolina Wren­ (gender issues, health)

Lone Star Publications

Magical Child Books (pagan)-

Magination Press (psychology)-

Margaret McElderry Books; an imprint of Simon & Schuster-

Meadowbrook Press (poetry, how to books)-

Meriwether Publishing (theatre, plays)-

Milkweed Press (middle-readers)-

Mountainland Publishing-

New Canaan Publishing-

Onstage Publishing (no picture books)-

Orchard Books; an imprint of Scholastic (picture books and young readers)

Otter Creek Publishing-

Our Child Press (special needs, adoption, etc)- send email to:

Richard Owen Publishers-

Peachtree Publishers-

Peel Books (art books)-

Pelican Publishing-

Philomel (Penguin)- , 375 Hudson St., NY, NY 10014

Piano Press (music)-  no info on submissions,

Pinata Books (Latin)-

Pineapple Press (must be set in Florida)-

Price Stern Sloan (madlibs)-

Puffin (Penguin)- no picture books, , 375 Hudson St., NY, NY  10014

PUSH; an imprint of Scholastic (teen fiction)-

GP Putnam’s Sons (Penguin)- 345 Hudson St., NY, NY 10014,

Rain Town Press (middle grade and young adult)-

Random House Children’s Books-

Raven Tree Press (picture books)-

Razorbill (Penguin)- no picture books, 375 Hudson St., NY, NY  10014,

Read and Click Books (Winslow Press)-

Readers Digest for Kids- no info on submissions,

Roaring Book Press; a division of Macmillan (fiction and non-fiction)

Rocky River Publishers (helping children deal with the problems they face)-

Scholastic Books- currently only accepting submissions for reference,

Science & Humanities Press (science)-

Seedling Continental Press-

Shen’s Books-

Sierra Club Books-

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers-

Sleeping Bear Press- no info on submissions-

Smallfellow Press-

Stone Arch Publishing (Capstone)-

Sylvan Dell Publishing-

Synerge Books-

Tanglewood Press-

Three Bears Publishing-

Tilbury House (mainly diversity)-

Tor Books (science fiction)-

Tradewind Books (picture books, fiction, non-fiction, poetry)-

Tundra Books-

Untreed Reads-

Usborne Publishing-

Viking Children’s Books (Penguin)-

Walker & Company; an imprint of Bloomsbury-

Whitmane Kids-

Albert Whitman & Company-

Wind River Publishing (LDS)-

Paula Wiseman Books; an imprint of Simon & Schuster-

Wizards of the Coast-

Wordsong; an imprint of Boyds Mill (poetry)-

Zipper Press-







American Press- (textbooks)

Bellerophon Books- (inexpensive non-fiction)-

Benchmark Books; (Cavendish Square) (non-fiction)-

Calkins Creek; Boyds Mill (history)-

Chelsea House (non-fiction chapter books)

Chicago Review Press (non-fiction)

Creative Company (education, non-fiction)

DK Publishing –

Edu Press (education):

Enslow Publishers (pre-k – 12th grade, non-fiction)-

Facts on File (reference)-

Free Spirit Publishing (non-fiction)-

Fulcrum Publishing (non-fiction)-

Gibbs Smith Publisher (non-fiction)-

Greenhaven Press (non-fiction, young adult) not accepting submissions at this time;

Gryphon House (educational resources)-

Hayes School Publishing (school materials)

Hunter House (non-fiction)

Impact Publishers (psychology and self-help)

Lerner Publishing Group (non-fiction)

Master Books (non-fiction)-

Millbrook Press; a division of Lerner-

Mitchell Lane Publishers (non-fiction)-

Nomad Press (non-fiction)-

Pacific View Press (multicultural)-

Peace Hill Press (non-fiction)-

Sasquatch Books (non-fiction)-

Spinner Books-

Sterling Publishers (non-fiction)-

Ten Speed Press (non-fiction)-

Top That Publishing (non-fiction)-

Weigle Publishers (non-fiction)-

Workman Publishing-





Ambassador Books- (Christian)

Behrman House (Judaism)-

Bethany House Publishers (Christian)-

Concordia House (Christian)-

Crossway Books, an imprint of Good News Publishing (Christian)-

Jewish Lights Publishing (religious)

Journey Forth (Christian)

Kar-Ben Publishing (Jewish)

Kregel Publications (Christian)

Legacy Press (Christian)

Moody Publishers (Christian)-

Our Sunday Visitor (Catholic)-

Pacific Press (religious)-

Pauline’s Books & Media (Catholic)-

Paulist Press (Catholic)-

Rainbow Publishers (Christian)-

Skinner House Books (religious)-

Standard Publishing (religious)-

Tan Books (Catholic)-

Tyndale House (religious)-

URJ (religious)-






Carus Publishing ; also Cobblestone and Cricket Magazine- (magazine)

Cricket Books- see Carus Publishing–Cricket-Books