Children’s Books

December 23, 2021

Feral House: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Feral House is a small independent publisher based in Port Townsend, Washington state. They were founded in 1989 by Adam Parfrey who has since passed away. They publish unique and unusual nonfiction and they are particularly interested in documenting cultural movements. They publish memoirs, biographies, and many other works of nonfiction including history not found…

November 18, 2021

Magination Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Magination Press is the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association. As a publisher they focus on sharing mental health expertise and psychological knowledge. The books they publish include bestsellers and much-loved family favorites including: The Hugging Tree, Something Happened in Our Town, My Whirling Twirling Motor, You’ll Find Me, Papa, Daddy, and Riley,…

September 30, 2021

Reycraft Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Their mission is to create books of interest for all children. Founded by Sera Reycraft, a Korean who immigrated to the United States as a child, they mostly focus on publishing diverse books from underrepresented communities, particularly by #ownvoices authors. What they publish covers an interesting and vibrant range, from the story of a girl…

September 9, 2021

Cardinal Rule Press: Accepting Submissions Until February 1st, 2022

ADD IMAGE FOR NEW DATE! This is a respected children’s picture book publisher that is only open to submissions during certain times of year. Their current submission window opened on January 1st and will be open till February 1st 2021. The work they publish hopes to empower children by telling meaningful stories aimed at 4-11…

July 8, 2021

Young Dragons: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Young Dragons is a division of Oghma Creative Media. It is a traditional independent publisher with three imprints. Little Dragons (Lee Press) focuses on publishing picture books and middle grade readers. Fledgling Dragons (Fife Press) focuses on young adult fiction. Inquisitive Dragons (Arbroath Abbey) focuses on publishing non-fiction resources for parents and educators. As far…

June 17, 2021

AM Ink: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

AM Ink is a Western Massachusetts based press that publishes quality biographies, children’s books, novels, and short story collections.  They’ve published more than 60 titles, including bestsellers. They have also as sold television rights, and had movies made from their books. They have two imprints. Dark Ink, their horror imprint, has released everything from celebrity…

June 3, 2021

Pavilion Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Pavilion Books is an independent London-based publisher that specializes in illustrated books. They have international distribution. They have a number of imprints and between them they publish 150 books per year. Much of what they publish has to do with craft, cooking, children, and textile art. You can learn more about the different imprints here….

May 27, 2021

Thames & Hudson: Now Accepting Book Proposals

Thames & Hudson was founded in 1949 by Walter and Eva Neurath. Their goal was to create a ‘museum without walls’ and it is named after the rivers flowing through London and New York. They have over 2,000 titles in print. They publish high-quality books in the following categories: the arts (fine, applied, decorative, performing),…

May 20, 2021

Laurence King: Now Accepting Proposals

Founded in 1991 in London, Laurence King focuses on publishing books and gifts on the creative arts. They have international distribution and recognition. They are open to proposals for books or gift products for adults, students and children. They focus particularly on the following areas: art and design, architecture, fashion and beauty, film, photography, practical art…

May 13, 2021

Levine Querido: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Arthur A. Levine Books was an imprint of Scholastic Inc. that was founded in 1996 and as of 2019 they parted ways with Scholastic and since 2019 they have been Levine Querido. They publish hardcover literary fiction and nonfiction for children and teenagers (and discerning adults). They have published many award winning and nominated books, as…

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