LIST OF CHILDREN’S BOOK PUBLISHERS Abrams Books for Young Readers, 115 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011; 212-519-1200; 800345-1359; Fax: 212-645-8437. Web: www.abramsbooks.com. Susan Van Metre, Vice President & Publisher Cecily Kaiser, Publishing Director Tamar Brazis, Executive Editor Maggie Lehrman, Editor Brent Wright, Editorial Assistant Howard W. Reeves, Editor-at-Large Chad Beckerman, Art Director Publishes picture book fiction and nonfiction. Age levels range from newborn to young adult. Annual output averages 50 hardcover titles per year. Accepts query letters for non-fiction. Does not accept unsolicited manuscripts. Action Publishing, P O Box 391, Glendale CA 91209; 800-644-2665; Fax: 323-478-1767. Web: www.actionpublishing.com. Michael Metzler, Publisher: [email protected] Active Parenting Publishers, 1955. Vaughn Road #108, Kennesaw GA 30144-7808; 770-429-0565; 800-825-0060; Fax: 770-429-0334. Web: www.activeparenting.com. Michael Popkin, President Features books on parenting, self-help, and counseling. Adams Media, 57 Littlefield Street, Avon MA 02322; 508-427-7100; 800-872-5627; Fax: 508-4276790. Web: www.adamsmedia.com. Jennifer Kushnier, Senior Editor Kate Epstein, Editor Publishes parenting titles. Aladdin/Simon Pulse, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Bethany Buck, Vice President & Publisher Mara Anastas, Vice President & Deputy Publisher Russell Gordon, Executive Art Director Bess Braswell, Marketing Manager Fiona Simpson, Editorial Director Emily Lawrence, Associate Editor Kate Angelella, Associate Editor Alyson Heller, Assistant Editor Karin Paprocki, Art Director This imprint of Simon & Schuster publishes hardcover and paperback originals for ages from preschool through tween, including picture books, beginning readers, chapter books, middle grade and tween series as well as single title fiction and nonfiction in all genres. Not accepting query letters or unsolicited manuscripts at this time. Albert Whitman & Co., 250 South Northwest Highway, Suite 320, Park Ridge IL 60068; 847-5810033. Web: www.albertwhitman.com. Josalyn Moran, Vice President Publishing Abby Levine, Senior Editor Wendy McClure, Senior Editor List of 50 hardcover titles a year including picture books and middle-grade fiction and nonfiction. For nonfiction and novels, send query letters with outline and sample chapter. Send entire manuscript for picture books. Alef Design Group, 4423 Fruitland Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90058. Email: [email protected] Web: www.alefdesign.com or www.torahaura.com. Jane Golub, Editor Also Torah Aura Productions. Young adult novels and children's books for Jewish children. Alexander Press, 503 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2R6 Canada; 416-961-7142. Email: [email protected] Web: www.alexanderpress.net. Alex Cramer, President Action/adventure books for young readers. Alfred A. Knopf and Crown Books for Young Readers, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Nancy Hinkel, Vice President & Publishing Director Nancy Siscoe, Associate Publishing Director & Executive Editor Isabel Warren-Lynch, Art Director Janet Schulman, Editor-at-Large Joan Slattery, Senior Executive Editor Cecile Goyette, Executive Editor Michelle Frey, Executive Editor Michele Burke, Editor Allison Wortche, Associate Editor Editorial Assistant, Katherine Harrison Editorial Assistant, Jeremy Medina List of distinguished juvenile fiction and nonfiction for ages 0-18. Accepts query letters and manuscripts via regular mail (no fax or email) addressed to “Submissions Editor.” Will contact if interested in acquiring. All About Kids Publishing, 6280 San Ignacio Avenue #C, San Jose CA 95119; 408-578-4026; Fax: 408-578-4029. Web: www.aakp.com. Linda Guevara, Editor Children's picture books. American Girl, 8400 Fairway Place, Middleton, WI 53562-2554; 608-836-4848, fax 608-628-4768. Web: www.americangirl.com. Jodi Goldbert, Editorial Director Publishes historical and contemporary fiction and nonfiction for girls 7-12. List averages 60 books per year. No picture book submissions. Amulet Books, 115 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011; 212-206-7715; 800-345-1359; Fax: 212645-8437. Web: www.abramsbooks.com. Susan Van Metre, Vice President & Publisher: [email protected] Ceciliy Kaiser, Publishing Director: [email protected] Tamar Brazis, Executive Editor: [email protected] Maggie Lehrman, Editor: [email protected] Brent Wright, Editorial Assistant: [email protected] Howard W. Reeves, Editor-at-Large: [email protected] Chad Beckerman, Art Director: [email protected] Jason Wells, Director of Marketing: [email protected] This imprint of Henry N. Abrams, Inc. publishes middle grade and young adult novels as well as some nonfiction for ages 8 – 17. Annual output is between 20 and 30 hardcover titles and 10 paperbacks. Submit query letters only, no unsolicited manuscripts. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020; 212698-7000. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Justin Chanda, Vice President & Publisher Caitlyn Dloughy, Editorial Director Namrata Tripathi, Executive Editor Gretchen Hirsch, Associate Editor Ann Bobco, Executive Art Director Lucille Rettino, Vice President & Director of Marketing This imprint of Simon & Schuster publishes approximately 60 hardcover and 20 paperback titles a year. Interested in picture books, contemporary and literary middle grade fiction, “cutting edge” teen fiction, and interesting non-fiction. Accepts query letters by regular mail only; be sure to include a synopsis of your book. Not accepting unsolicited manuscripts. Augsburg Books, P O Box 1209, Minneapolis MN 55440-1209; 612-330-3300; 800-328-4648; Fax: 612-330-3455. Web: www.augsburgbooks.com. Children's books with a religious focus. August House Publishers, P O Box 3223, Little Rock AR 72203; 501-372-5450; Fax: 501-372-5579. Web: www.augusthouse.com. Liz Parkhurst, CEO Folktales, storytelling, and illustrated juveniles. Azro Press, 1704 Llano Street B, PMB 342, Santa Fe NM 87505; 505-989-3272; Fax: 505-989-3832. Web: www.azropress.com. Illustrated children's books focusing on the Southwest. Bantam Dell Children's, 1540 Broadway, New York NY 10036; 212-782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Beverly Horowitz, Editor Barbour Publishing, P O Box 719, 1810 Barbour Drive, Uhrichville OH 44683; 800-852-8010. Email: [email protected] Web: www.barbourbooks.com. Christian nonfiction, fiction, and children's books. Barefoot Books, 2067 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02140; 617-576-0660; 866-417-2369; Fax: 617-576-0049. Web: www.barefootbooks.com. Books celebrating diversity and sharing of culture. Barron’s Educational Series, 250 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788; 800-645-3475. Web: www.barronseduc.com. Wayne R. Barr, Acquisitions Manager Bill Kuchler, Art Director Lonny Stein, Marketing Director Ongoing interest in children’s fiction and non-fiction books, both text and artwork. Email query letters to [email protected] with no attachments. Bay Light Publishing, 508 Canvasback Road, P O Box 3032, Mooresville NC 28117; 704-664-7541; Fax: 704-664-2712. Email: [email protected]; Web: www.baylightpub.com. Charlotte Soutullo, Publisher Bear Cub Books, One Park Street, P O Box 388, Rochester VT 05767; 802-767-3174; 800-246-8648; Fax: 802-767-3726. Web: www.gotoit.com or www.innertraditions.com. Publisher includes imprints Bear & Company, Healing Arts Press, Destiny Books, Bindu Books, Park Street Press publishing New Age and spiritual books for children. Beach Lane Books, 5666 La Jolla Boulevard, #154, La Jolla, CA 92037; 858-551-0882. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Allyn Johnson, Vice President & Publisher Andrea Welch, Editor West coast imprint of Simon & Schuster offering 18-20 hardcover and paperback titles a year, mostly picture books for the very young, but also select middle-grade and young adult novels. Not accepting unsolicited manuscripts. Big Guy Books, 6359 Paseo Del Lago #B, Carlsbad CA 92009; 760-607-4200; Fax: 760-607-4204. Web: www.bigguybooks.com. Robert Gould, CEO Publishes adventure stories. Bloomsbury Children's Books, 175 Fifth Avenue #300, New York NY 10010; 212-674-5151; 800221-7945; Fax: 212-780-0115. Web: www.bloomsburyusa.com. Sarah Odeina, Editor (U.K. rights) Ele Fountain, Editor (U.K. rights) Julie Romeis, Editor Victoria Wells Arms, Editor-at-Large Michelle Nagler, Editorial Director Caroline Abbey, Associate Editor Melanie Cecka, Publishing Director Donna Mark, Art Director Looking to publish trade material for all ages, from infant through young adult, with an emphasis on fiction for middle grade and teen readers. Will accept query letters and manuscripts with no guarantee of response. Include synopsis and first few pages or chapters. Do not send SASE, but include your phone number and/or email address on cover letter. Blue Marlin Publications, 823 Aberdeen Road, West Bay Shore NY 11706; 631-666-0353. Web: www.bluemarlinpubs.com. Francine Poppo Rich, Publisher Blue Sky Press, 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012; 212-343-6100. Web: www.scholastic.com. Bonnie Verburg, Editorial Director Grace Kendall, Editorial Assistant An Imprint of Scholastic Press. BOW Books, Blessing Our World, 2404 Gravel Drive (76118); P O Box 185848, Fort Worth TX 76181; 800-729-1130; Fax: 817-595-7911. Web: www.blessworld.com. Gerald Luke, Publisher Children's books and audio. Boyds Mills Press, 815 Church Street, Honesdale PA 18431-1895; 570-253-1164; 877-512-8366; Fax: 570-253-0179. Web: www.boydsmillspress.com. Mary-Alice Moore, Publisher Larry Rosler, Press Editor Joan Hyman, Wordsong Poetry Editor Andy Boyles, Science Editor Tim Gillner, Art Director Elizabeth Knight, Marketing Assistant Publishes picture books, illustrated nonfiction, middle-grade fiction, and young adult fiction. Press also has a poetry imprint called Wordsong, which publishes poetry collections and anthologies, and an American history imprint called Calkins Creek. Accepts query letters for novels and manuscripts (check website for guidelines) by regular mail. Be sure to include SASE with all submissions. Breakaway Books, P O Box 24, Halcottsville NY 12438; 212-898-0408; Fax: 212-898-0408. Web: www.breakawaybooks.com. Garth Battista, Publisher Publishes fiction related to sports and children’s illustrated books on sports. Broadway Books, Tricia Medved, Editor, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Imprint of Random House that publishes parenting titles. The Brookfield Reader, 137 Peyton Road, Sterling VA 20165-5605; 888-389-2741; Fax: 703-4307315. Email: [email protected] Web: www.brookfieldreader.com. Children's books. Brown Barn Books, 119 Kettle Creek Road, Weston CT 06883; 203-227-3387; Fax: 203-222-9673. Email: [email protected] Web: www.brownbarnbooks.com. Nancy Hammerslough, Editor YA novels, including many first novels. Candlewick Press, 2067 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02140-1338; 617-588-4470; Fax: 617-575-4470. Web: www.candlewick.com. Karen Lotz, President & Publisher Elizabeth Bicknell, Associate Publisher & Editorial Director Joan Powers, Editor-at-Large Mary Lee Donovan, Executive Editor Deborah Noyes Wayshak, Executive Editor Sarah Ketchersid, Senior Editor Hilary Breed Van Dusen, Senior Editor Andrea Tompa, Editor Kaylan Adair, Associate Editor Katie Cunningham, Associate Editor Kate Fletcher, Associate Editor Jennifer Yoon, Associate Editor Chris Paul, Associate Publisher & Creative Director American publisher from London-based firm of Walker Books whose list as launched in the states in 1992. Strength in picture books, middle grade, and YA fiction. Emphasis on literary quality and superior design. Approximately 250 titles annually, both hardcover and paperback. Capstone Press, 151 Good Counsel Drive, P O Box 669, Mankato MN 56002-0669; 800-747-4992. Web: www.capstone-press.com. Michael Dahl, Product Planning Manager (Fiction) & Editorial Director Heather Kindseth, Creative Director Imprints include Compass Point Books, Picture Window Books, and Stone Arch Books. Publishing program includes nonfiction, children’s fiction, picture books, interactive books, audio books, and literacy programs. Always looking for new authors and illustrators to help craft high appeal titles. Nearly all books are written on a work-for-hire basis and are part of a larger series. Copyright and all reproduction rights are held by the company unless otherwise expressly stated. Email submissions to [email protected] No phone calls. Cartwheel Books, 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012; 212-343-6100. Web: www.scholastic.com. Jeffrey Salane, Editor Rotem Moscovich, Editor Imprint of Scholastic that publishes roughly 80 books a year for children between 0 and 6. Cedar Grove Books, 530 Divisadero Street #118, San Francisco CA 94117; 415-652-6657; Fax: 415276-9858. Web: www.cedargrovebooks.com. Rochon Perry, President Charlesbridge Publishing, 85 Main Street, Watertown MA 02172; 617-926-0329; 800-225-3214; Fax: 617-926-5720. Email: [email protected] Web: www.charlesbridge.com. Yolanda Scott, Editorial Director Emily Mitchell, Senior Editor Randi Rivers, Editor Alyssa Pusey, Associate Editor Connie Brown, Managing Editor Julie Ham, Editorial Assistant Donna Spurlock, Marketing Susan Sherman, Art Director Publishes 30-40 picture books, board books, and transitional books, early years to middle grade each year. Accepting full manuscripts; will respond if interested in acquiring. Chelsea House Publishers, 1974 Sproul Road #400, Broomall PA 19008; 610-353-5166; 800-3629786; Fax: 610-359-1439. Web: www.chelseahouse.com. Specialties: multicultural children's series, history, and biographies. Chicago Review Press, 814 N Franklin Street, Chicago IL 60610; 312-337-0747; Fax: 312-337-5110. Cynthia Sherry, Executive Editor Nonfiction children's books. Children’s Press, 90 Old Sherman Turnpike, Danbury CT 06816; 203-797-3500. Web: www.scholastic.com/listbuilder. Wendy Cassel, Marketing Manager Imprint of Scholastic publishes non-fiction only. Chronicle Books, 680 Second Street, San Francisco CA 94107; 415-537-4300; 800-722-6657; Fax: 415-537-4420. Email: [email protected], Web: www.chroniclebooks.com. Victoria Rock, Editor-at-Large Kristine Brogno, Design Director Publishes 70 titles per year, highly visual books with words that inspire the art; one must complement the other. Accepts queries and unsolicited manuscripts, but will only respond if interested. Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin, 215 Park Avenue South, New York NY 10003. Web: www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com. Virginia Buckley, Editor Dinah Stevenson, Editor Daniel Nayeri, Editor An imprint of Houghton Mifflin that publishes picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels. Accepting queries and unsolicited manuscripts, but will only respond if interested. Council Oak Books, 2105 East 15th Street #B, Tulsa OK 74104; 918-743-BOOK; 800-247-8850; Fax: 918-743-4288. Web: www.counciloakbooks.com. Imprints: Wildcat Canyon and Crane Hill. The Creative Company, P O Box 227, Mankato MN 56002; 800-445-6209; Fax: 407-388-2746. Email: [email protected] Web: www.thecreativecompany.us. Tom Peterson, Publisher Creative Publishing International, 18705 Lake East Drive, Chanhassen MN 55317; 952-936-4700; 800-328-0590; Fax: 952-988-9101. Web: www.creativepub.com. Imprints: NorthWord and TwoCan. Creative Teaching Press, 15342 Graham Street, Huntington Beach CA 92649-1111; 714-895-5047; 800-444-4287; Fax: 714-895-6547. Web: www.creativeteaching.com. Rebecca Cleland, Submissions Editor Also The Learning Works and Youngheart Music imprints. Cricket Books, 70 East Lake Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60601; 312-701-1720. Web: www.cricketmag.com. Andre Carus, Publisher Deborah Vetter, Editor John Sanford, Art Director Amy Reisinger, Marketing Director Publishes up to six hardcover titles per year, primarily interested in chapter books and middle grade fiction, but will consider picture books. Will not accept unsolicited query letters or manuscripts. Crown Books for Young Readers, 1540 Broadway, New York NY 10036; 212-782-9000; Fax: 212302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Nancy Siscoe, Executive Editor A division of Random House that also buys for Knopf. Da Capo Press, 11 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA 02142; 617-252-5200; Fax: 617-252-5265. Web: www.dacapopress.com. Marnie Cochran, Editor Publishes parenting titles. Dawn Publications, 12402 Bitney Springs Road, Nevada City CA 95959; 530-274-7775; Fax: 530274-7778. Web: www.dawnpub.com. Glenn Hoveman, Editor Children's books about nature. Delacorte Press, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Beverly Horowitz, Vice President & Publisher Michelle Poploff, Vice President & Executive Director Isabel Warren-Lynch, Art Director Francoise Bui, Executive Editor Krista Marino, Executive Editor Stephanie Elliott, Senior Editor Rebecca Gudelis, Publisher’s Assistant Rebecca Short, Editorial Assistant Krista Vitola, Editorial Assistant An imprint of Random House that publishes commercial and literary fiction for the middle-grade and YA categories. No unsolicited query letters or manuscripts accepted, but go to website for information regarding the contest for First Young Adult Novel. Dial Books for Young Readers, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3600. Web: www.penguin.com/youngreaders. Kathy Dawson, Associate Publisher & Editorial Director Kate Harrison, Senior Editor Liz Waniewski, Senior Editor Alisha Niehaus, Senior Editor Jessica Garrison, Editor Heather Alexander, Editorial Assistant Claire Evans, Editorial Assistant Lily Malcom, Art Director Emily Romero, Director of Marketing A division of Penguin Young Readers Group that publishes 50 hardcover titles per year. Interested in picture books as well as middle grade and YA fiction. No query letters but accepting complete manuscripts for pictures books and maximum of 10 pages for older work. Do not include SASE as submissions are not returned. Will respond only if interested in the project. Disney Press, 114 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10011-5604; 212-633-4400; Fax: 212-807-5432. Web: www.disneybooks.com. Suzanne Murphy, Vice President & Publisher Wendy Lefkon, Vice President & Editorial Director Nancy Inteli, Executive Editor Rich Thomas, Executive Editor Kelsey Skea, Senior Editor Scott Piehl, Design Director Nellie Kurtzman, Director of Marketing Global Children’s Books publishes approximately 35 hardcover and 55 paperback books a year based on Disney characters from live-action and animated films, TV, and other areas of the company. All assignments are work-for-hire. Accepts query letters with background and brief non-returnable sample. Disney-Hyperion, 114 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011; 212-633-4400. Web: www.hyperionbooksforchildren.com. Suzanne Murphy, Vice President & Publisher Stephanie Lurie, Editorial Director Tamson Weston, Senior Editor Arianne Lewin, Senior Editor Catherine Onder, Senior Editor Abby Ranger, Editor Christian Trimmer, Associate Editor Joann Hill, Art Director Nellie Kurtzman, Director of Marketing An imprint of the Disney Children’s Book Group with two of its own imprints: 1) Hyperion Books for Children publishes approximately 70 hardcover and 50 paperback books a year, including picture books, middle-grade and YA fiction and non-fiction. 2) Jump at the Sun publishes approximately 10 hardcover and 5 paperback titles a year that celebrate AfricanAmerican culture for all children. Not accepting query letters or unsolicited manuscripts. DK Publishing, 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014; 212-366-2000. Nancy Ellwood, Editorial Director Judi Powers, Director of Marketing & Publicity U. S. division of the publishing house Darling Kindersely, Ltd., London, UK. Not accepting query letters or unsolicited manuscripts. Dorchester Publishing, Smooch, 200 Madison Avenue, Suite 2000, New York NY 10016; 800-4819191. Web: www.dorchesterpub.com. Kate Seaver, Editor Chick lit for teens. Down East Books, P O Box 679, Camden ME 04843-0679; 207-594-9544; 800-766-1670; Fax: 207594-7215. Web: www.downeastbooks.com. Specialties: Maine and regional titles (art, photography, cooking, travel guides, children's books). Downtown Press, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020-1513. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Lauren McKenna, Editor Amy Pierpont, Editor Chick lit line for Pocket Books. Dutton Children's Books, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3600. Web: www.penguin.com/youngreaders. Julie Strauss-Gabel, Associate Publisher Nancy Conescu, Executive Editor Steve Meltzer, Executive Managing Editor & Associate Publisher Lucia Monfried, Senior Editor Lisa Yoskowitz, Associate Editor Andrew Harwell, Editorial Assistant Sara Reynolds, Art Director A division of Penguin Young Readers Group that includes young adult novels and middle grade fiction. List of about 50 titles per year; eager to see new writers. Looking for work that is entertaining and of highest quality, picture books, middle-grade and young adult. Contemporary stories with an imaginative twist are preferred. Queries only for all books; include SASE. Eaglemont Press, 1309 114th Avenue SE #200, Bellevue WA 98004; 425-462-6618; Fax: 425-4624950. Email: [email protected] Web: www.eaglemontpress.com. Children's adventure books. Egmont Books, 239 Kensington High Street, W8 65A UK. Web: www.egmont.co.uk. Children's novels. Egmont USA, 443 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016; 212-685-0102. Web: www.egmont.com. Doug Pocock, Executive Vice President Elizabeth Law, Vice President & Publisher Regina Griffin, Executive Director Greg Ferguson, Editor Alison Weiss, Assistant Editor Nico Medina, Managing Editor Ruth Katcher, Editor-at-Large Imprint launched in fall of 2009 with plans to publish between 40 to 50 books per year including chapter books, middle-grade, and YA fiction. Not accepting query letters or unsolicited manuscripts. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 255 Jefferson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids MI 49503-4554; 616459-4591; 800-253-7521; Fax: 616-459-6540. Web: www.eerdmans.com/youngreaders. Children's books with a religious theme. Ellefun Publishers, Auckland, New Zealand. Web: www.ellefun.com. Alex Great, Manager Children's books based on ancient tales. Enslow Publishers, Box 398, 40 Industrial Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-0398; 800-398-2504. Mark Enslow, President Brian Enslow, Vice President Children’s and young adult nonfiction and fiction offering approximately 250 titles per year. Accepting query letters and unsolicited manuscripts with SASE enclosed. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, 18 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Monterey CA 93940; 831-649-5901; Fax: 831-649-6256. Web: www.evan-moor.com. Linda Hanger, President Educational materials created by teachers since 1979. Faber and Faber, London, England. Web: www.faber.co.uk. Julia Wells, Editor Focuses on young adult novels. Faith Kids Books, Cook Communications Ministries, 4050 Lee Vance View, Colorado Springs CO 80918; 719-536-3271; Fax: 719-536-3265. Heather Gemmen, Associate Acquisitions Editor Kid’s books with Christian themes. Farrar Straus & Giroux, 18 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011; 212-741-6900. Web: www.fsgbooks.com. Simon Boughton, Publisher Wes Adams, Executive Editor Janine O’Malley, Senior Editor Anne Diesel, Senior Creative Director Margaret Ferguson, Publisher of Margaret Ferguson Books Frances Foster, Publisher of Frances Foster Books A division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group with a list of about 75 new hardcover books a year. Main interest in fiction and picture books. Query letters for manuscripts longer than 20 pages; no unsolicited manuscripts. Feiwel and Friends, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010; 646-307-5151. Web: www.feiwelandfriends.com. Jean Feiwel, Senior Vice President and Publisher Liz Szabia, Editor-in-Chief Rich Deas, Creative Director Elizabeth Fithian, Marketing Director An imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, the list of picture books, fiction, and nonfiction with broad commercial appeal for readers from preschool through young adult. Query letters accepted for middle-grade or YA fiction; prefers full manuscript for picture books. David Fickling Books, 31 Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1, 2NP, England UK; +44(O) 1865 339000. Web: www.randomhouse.com. David Fickling, Publisher Bella Pearson, Editorial Director Hannah Featherstone, Editor Allison Wortche, Associate Editor (US) An imprint of Random House Children’s Books that publishes fiction and picture books for ages 0 to 18. Send synopsis, first few chapters, and SASE (check your postage) addressed to Editor. Flashlight Press, 3709 13th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11218; 718-288-8300; Fax: 718-972-6307. Web: www.flashlightpress.com. Harri Mauer, Publisher Shari Dash Greenspan, Editor Michal Alatin, Editorial Assistant Rachel Waintik, Editorial Assistant Specializes in picture books that explore and illuminate. Franklin Watts, 90 Old Sherman Turnpike, Danbury CT 06816; 203-797-3500. Web: www.scholastic.com/listbuilder. School and library list with concentration on curriculum-related nonfiction individual and series titles, directed to middle-grade and high school readers. Only writers with experience in trade nonfiction may submit resume and unedited writing samples. Main subject areas are cuttingedge social issues, natural and physical science, and history. Free Spirit Publishing, 217 First Avenue N #200, Minneapolis MN 55401; 612-338-2068; 800-7357323; Fax: 612-337-5050. Email: [email protected] Web: www.freespirit.com. Judy Galbraith, President Specialties: resources for educators, parents, and children. Front Street Books, 815 Church Street, Honesdale PA 18431; 800-490-5111. Email: [email protected] Web: www.frontstreetbooks.com. Larry Rosler, Editorial Director Carolyn Yoder, Editor for Calkins Creek Joan Hyman, Editor for Wordsong Tim Gillner, Art Director for Boyds Mills Press High quality fiction for children and young adults. Accepts unsolicited manuscripts (first three chapters plus a plot summary). Fulcrum Publishing, 16100 Table Mountain Parkway #300, Golden CO 80403-1672; 303-277-1623; 800-992-2908; Fax: 303-279-7111. Email: [email protected] Web: www.fulcrumbooks.com. Sam Scinta, Editor Specialties: gardening, travel, nature, history, Native American studies, children's. Gareth Stevens Inc., 330 W Olive Street, Milwaukee WI 53212; 414-332-3520; Fax: 414-332-3567. Email: [email protected] Web: www.gsinc.com. Gareth Stevens, Publisher A division of World Almanac Education Group. Gibbs Smith, 96 W Gentile Street, P O Box 667, Layton UT 84041; 801-544-9800; 800-748-5439; Fax: 801-544-5582. Email: [email protected] Web: www.gibbs-smith.com. Suzanne Taylor, Editorial Director Jennifer Grillone, Editor Melissa Barlow, Editor Children's picture books, plus a variety of non-fiction. Good Books, 3510 Old Philadelphia Pike, P O Box 419, Intercourse PA 17534-0419; 717-768-3008; 800-762-7171; Fax: 717-768-3433. Web: www.goodbks.com. Phyllis Pellman Good, Senior Editor Graphia, 222 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116-3748; 617-351-3668 or 617-351-5959; Fax: 617-3511113 or 617-351-1111. Email: [email protected] Web: www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com. Also buys for Houghton Mifflin Children's Books. Eden Edwards, Editor A division of Houghton Mifflin. Graphix, 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012; 212-343-6100. Web: www.scholastic.com. David Saylor, Vice President & Creative Director Cassandra Pelhman, Associate Editor An imprint of Scholastic Press focused on graphic novels. Great Potential Press, 7025 E. 1st Avenue, Suite 5, Scottsdale AZ 85251; 888-946-2314, 480-9462314; Fax: 480-946-2307. Web: www.giftedbooks.com. James T. Webb, President & Publisher Janet Gore, Acquisitions Editor Books for parents, teachers, counselors, and educators of talented and gifted children. Submit through website. Greenwillow Books, 10 East 53rd Street, New York NY 10022; 212-207-7000; Fax: 212-207-6927. Web: www.harperchildrens.com. Virginia Duncan, Vice President & Publisher Steve Geck, Executive Editor Martha Mihalick, Associate Editor Paul Zakris, Art Director An Imprint of HarperCollins that mostly includes fiction and picture books. Not accepting query letters or unsolicited manuscripts in any form. Grosset & Dunlap, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3525. Web: www.penguin.com. Francesco Sedita, Vice President & Publisher Bonnie Bader, Editor-in-Chief Adam Royce, Executive Art Director Samantha Schutz, Editor Rob Valois, Editor A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group, their commercial list includes books for preschoolers through middle-graders. No query letters, but will accept unsolicited manuscripts that include a SASE. Gryphon House, Leah Curry-Rood, Editor, 10770 Columbia Pike, Suite 201, Silver Spring, MD 20901; 800-638-0928; Fax: 877-638-7576. Web: www.ghbooks.com or www.gryphonhouse.com. Robins Lane Press imprint. Early childhood books for teachers and parents. Gumboot Books, 980 Seymour Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B5 Canada; 604-6694886. Web: www.gumbootbooks.ca. Crystal Stranaghan, Publisher Children's picture books, young adult, and juvenile fiction, including first time authors, though they do not accept unsolicited manuscripts or queries. Handprint Books, 413 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215; 718-768-3696; 800-722-6657; Fax: 718369-0844. Email: [email protected] Web: www.handprintbooks.com. Christopher Franceschelli, Publisher Ann Tobias, Executive Editor Netta Rabin, Managing Editor An eclectic array of children’s books. Queries, plus the first 7,500 words of your manuscript, are accepted at the email address above. Harcourt Children's Books, 215 Park Avenue South, New York NY 10003; 212-420-5800. Web: www.harcourtbooks.com. Betsy Groban, Senior Vice President & Publisher Jeannette Larson, Vice President & Editorial Director Reka Simonsen, Executive Editor Julie Tibbott, Senior Editor Samantha McFerrin, Editor Laura Sinton, Senior Marketing Manager An imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. List of picture books (including nonfiction) and both middle-grade and young adult fiction. Only Accepting submissions from agents. HarperCollins Children's Books, 10 East 53rd Street, New York NY 10022; 212-207-7000; Fax: 212702-2583. Web: www.harpercollins.com. Web: www.harperchildrens.com. Susan Katz, President & Publisher Abigail McAden, Executive Editor Tara Weikum, Editor Sally Doherty, Editor Amanda Maciel, Editor Marjorie Braman, Editor Katherine Brown Tegen, Editor, Katherine Tegen Books Donna Bray, Co-Publisher, Balzer & Bray Alessandra Balzer, Co-Publisher, Balzer & Bray Emily Brenner, Vice President & Publishing Director, HarperFestival Virginia Duncan, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief, Greenwillow Books Publishes hardcover trade titles (including picture books in Spanish), paperbacks, merchandise and mass-market product. Roughly 500 titles a year. Heinemann-Raintree Publishers, 1 North LaSalle, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60602; 312-324-5200; Fax 312-324-5201. Web: www.heinemann-raintree.com. Russell Primm, Editorial Director Jim Marshall, Director of Marketing School and library list with concentration on curriculum-related non-fiction series at all levels from preK-8. Query letters are preferable; include resume and writing sample. Holiday House, Inc., 425 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10017; 212-688-0085. Web: www.holidayhouse.com. Mary Cash, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief Grace Maccarrone, Executive Editor Pamela Glauber, Associate Editor Sylvie Frank, Editorial Assistant Julie Amper, Consulting Editor Terry Borzumato, Vice President Marketing Claire Counihan, Director of Art & Design List of 60 titles a year. Acquiring pictures books, middle-grade and young adult novels, and nonfiction. Unsolicited manuscripts may be addressed to the Editorial Department. Company will respond within four months if interested. Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 626-307-5087. Web: www.henryholtkids.com. Laura Godwin, Vice President & Publisher Sally Doherty, Executive Editor Kate Farrell, Senior Editor Patrick Collins, Creative Director Karen Frangipane, Marketing Director Christy Ottaviano, Editorial Director, Christy Ottaviano Books General list of 60-70 titles per year for all age groups, to include picture books (50% of list), middle-grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction. Not accepting any submissions except through an agent. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 222 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116-3748; 617-351-3668 or 617-351-5959; Fax: 617-351-1113 or 617-351-1111. Email: [email protected] Web: www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com. Betsy Groban, Senior Vice President & Publisher Margaret Raymo, Editorial Director Ann Rider, Executive Editor Kate O’Sullivan, Senior Editor Monica Perez, Senor Editor, Erica Zappy, Editor Ann-Marie Pucillo, Chief Managing Director Linda Magram, Vice President Marketing Director Lisa DiSarno, Marketing Manager Shelia Smallwood, Creative Director Publishes between 60-80 hardcover and paperback children’s books a year. Especially interested in new writers of pictures books, fiction and nonfiction. Prefers complete manuscripts but will consider outline and sample chapters for nonfiction. Send by regular mail; they will respond if interested. Ideals Publications, 535 Metroplex Drive #250, Nashville TN 37211; 615-333-0478; Fax: 615-7811447. Web: www.idealsbooks.com. Peggy Schaefer, Managing Editor Imprints: Candy Cane Press and Ideals Children's Books. Illumination Arts Publishing, Ruth Thompson, Editorial Director, 806 Sixth Street South, Suite 200, Kirkland, WA 98003; 425-968-5097. Email: [email protected] Web: www.illumin.com. John Thompson, Publisher Arrieana Thompson, Vice President Ruth Thompson, Editorial Director Publishes high quality children’s books that inspire. Not accepting any submissions at this time. Innovative Kids, 18 Ann Street, Norwalk CT 06870; 203-838-6400; Fax: 203-838-5582. Email: [email protected] Web: www.innovativekids.com. Shari Kaufman, President Publishes award-winning books with interactive formats that inspire everyday play for young children. Accepting manuscripts with SASE by regular mail. Response between 6 and 12 months Just Us Books, 356 Glenwood Avenue, East Orange NJ 07017; 973-672-7701. Email: [email protected] Web: www.justusbooks.com. Cheryl Hudson, Publisher & Editorial Director Publishes 4 to 6 children’s books a year from the black experience. Accepting query letters for the middle reader or young adult with a 1 to 2 page synopsis and 3 to 5 sample pages of your manuscript. Include a brief author bio plus SASE. Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 4901 Morena Boulevard, Suite 213, San Diego, CA 92117; 858-4560540; 800-968-1930; Fax: 858-456-9641. Email: [email protected] Web: www.kanemiller.com. Publishes children’s books from around the world, focusing on cultural diversity. All submissions should be sent to the Editorial Department via regular mail. Send the complete picture book manuscript, the published book (with a summary and outline in English, if that is not the language of origin) or a synopsis of the work and two sample chapters. Key Porter Books, 6 Adelaide Street, 10th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1H6 Canada; 800-267-3366; Fax: 416-862-2304. Web: www.keyporter.com. Jordan Fenn, Publisher Katherine Wilson, Publicist Kelly Ward, Publicist Publishes picture books and juvenile fiction. Kids Can Press, 25 Dockside Road, Toronto ON Canada M5A 0B5; 866-481-5827. Web: www.kidscanpress.com. Canada’s largest publisher of children’s books with more than 500 titles including picture books and young adult fiction. Does not accept submissions from children, teens, or persons outside of Canada. Canadians should go to website for complete submission guides. Kiva Publishing, 21731 E Buckskin Drive, Walnut CA 91789; 909-595-6833; Fax: 909-594-7010. Email: [email protected] Web: www.kivapub.com. Stephen Hill, Publisher Books with regional and topical emphasis on Southwest Native American literature. Will accept query letters by regular mail or by emailing [email protected] Include SASE if mailing, and indicate if illustrations are required or available. Alfred A. Knopf and Crown Books for Young Readers, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Nancy Hinkel, Vice President & Publishing Director Nancy Siscoe, Associate Publishing Director & Executive Editor Isabel Warren-Lynch, Art Director Janet Schulman, Editor-at-Large Joan Slattery, Senior Executive Editor Cecile Goyette, Executive Editor Michelle Frey, Executive Editor Michele Burke, Editor Allison Wortche, Associate Editor Editorial Assistant, Katherine Harrison Editorial Assistant, Jeremy Medina List of distinguished juvenile fiction and nonfiction for ages 0-18. Accepts query letters and manuscripts via regular mail (no fax or email) addressed to “Submissions Editor.” Will contact if interested in acquiring. KRBY Creations, P O Box 327, Bay Head NJ 08742; 732-691-3010; Fax: 815-846-0636. Email: [email protected] Web: www.krbycreations.com. Kevin Burton, Publisher Publishes award-winning children's picture books. Kregel Publications, P O Box 2607, Grand Rapids MI 49501. Email: [email protected] Web: www.kregel.com. Dennis Hillman, Publisher Christian young adult books. Wendy Lamb Books, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Wendy Lamb, Editor Assistant Editor, Caroline Mackler Isabel Warren-Lynch, Art Director An imprint of Random House Children’s Books that publishes literary fiction and nonfiction for readers 8 to 18. No picture books at the present time. Accepts query letters via email or hard copy (include SASE for reply). May include up to 10 pages for longer work. Lee & Low Books, 95 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016; 212-779-4400; Fax: 212-532-6035. Web: www.leeandlow.com. Louise May, Vice President & Editorial Director Emily Hazel, Assistant Editor Stacy Whitman, Editorial Director to Books Publisher of multicultural children's literature with 12 to 16 titles per year. Query letters accepted for middle-grade and young adult; but prefers the entire manuscript for younger works. Address all submissions to “Submissions Editor.” Will respond only if interested. Lerner Publishing, 241 First Avenue N, Minneapolis MN 55401; 800-328-4929. Email: [email protected] Web: www.lernerbooks.com. Mary Rodgers, Editor-in-Chief Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director, Twenty-First Century Books Andrew Karre, Editorial Director, Carolrhoda Books & Darby Creek Carol Burrell, Editorial Director, Graphic Universe Carol Hinz, Editorial Director, Millbrook Press Zachary S. Marell, Creative Director Publishes primarily nonfiction for juvenile readers of all grade levels. No unsolicited manuscripts. Arthur A. Levine Books, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-3893063. Web: www.scholastic.com. Arthur Levine, Vice President & Publisher Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor Emily Clement, Assistant Editor An imprint of Scholastic Press publishing picture books for children, middle grade and young adult novels. Little, Brown for Young Readers, 237 Park Avenue, New York NY 10017; 212-364-1100. Web: www.lbchildrens.com or www.lb-teens.com or www.lb-kids.com. Liza Baker, Editor-in-Chief Megan Tingley, Editor-in-Chief, Megan Tingley Books Andrea Spooner, Executive Editor Jennifer Hunt, Executive Editor Nancy Conescu, Editor Cindy Eagan, Senior Editor Alvina Ling, Executive Editor Tania Biswas, Assistant Editor David Ford, Editor Fatimah Khan, Associate Editor Kate Sullivan, Editor A division of Hachette Book Group primarily publishing young adult and middle grade fiction. No unsolicited manuscripts or queries. Accepting submissions from agents only. Little Simon, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020; 212-698-7000. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Jon Anderson, Executive Vice President & Publisher Valerie Garfield, Vice President & Publisher for Novelty & Licensed Publishing Sonali Fry, Editorial Director Chani Yammer, Executive Art Director Generally mass-market end of Simon & Schuster’s children’s list: novelty and merchandise only, including board books, pop-up books, lift-the-flaps, glitter books, sticker books, pull-tab books, gate-fold books, touch ‘n’ feel, etc. No unsolicited query letters or manuscripts. Lobster Press, 1620 Sherbrooke Street West, Suites C & D, Montreal, Quebec, H3H 1C9, Canada; 514-904-1100; Fax: 514-904-1101. Email: [email protected] Web: www.lobsterpress.com. Alison Fripp, President and Publisher Mahak Jain, Managing Editor Tammy Desnoyers,Art Director and Production Manager Quality fiction and nonfiction for children, tweens, teens, and their families. Accepting submissions from Canadian writers only. Luna Brillante Publishing, Web: www.lunabrillantepublishing.com. J. C. de la Torre, Vice President Speculative fiction for young adults. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020; 212-698-7605. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Justin Chanda, Vice President & Publisher Karen Wojityla, Editorial Director Gretchen Hirsch, Associate Editor Emily Fabre, Editorial Assistant Ann Bobco, Executive Art Director An imprint of Simon & Schuster with a wide range from picture books to young adult fiction. Publish more fiction than non-fiction. Special interest in pre-school picture books and teen material. Does not accept unsolicited query letters or manuscripts. Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 99 White Plains Road, Tarrytown NY 10591; 914-332-8888; Fax: 914-332-1082. Web: www.marshallcavendish.us/kids. Michelle Bisson, Publisher Joyce Stanton, Senior Editor Christine Florie, Senior Editor Deborah Grahamme-Smith, Senior Editor Joy Bean, Editor Megan Comeford, Associate Editor Nathalie LeDu, Editorial Assistant Anahid Hamperian, Art Director A division of Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books that publishes non-fiction series for schools. Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books, 99 White Plains Road, Tarrytown NY 10591; 914-332-8888; Fax: 914-332-1888. Web: www.marshallcavendish.us/kids. Margery Cuyler, Publisher Scheduled to publish approximately 80 titles per year to include picture books, middle grade and young adult. Accepting unsolicited manuscripts in all genres. Submissions should be sent to attn: Margery Cuyler at above address. Do not send via email. Meadowbrook Press, 5451 Smetana Drive, Minnetonka MN 55343; 952-930-1100; 800-338-2232; Fax: 952-930-1940. Web: www.meadowbrookpress.com. Bruce Lansky, Publisher Specialty: parenting, childcare, and humorous poetry for children. Meredith Books, 375 Lexington Avenue, New York NY 10017; 212-499-2213. Web: www.meredith.com. Linda Raglan Cunningham, Editor-in-Chief Primarily licensed movie tie-in children's books with characters such as Spiderman, Batman, Madagarscar, Carebears, and Strawberry Shortcake. Milkweed Editions, 1011 Washington Avenue South #300, Minneapolis MN 55415-1246; 612-3323192; 800-520-6455. Web: www.milkweed.org. Daniel Slager, Publisher & CEO H. Emerson Blake, Editor Ben Barnhart, Editor Patrick Thomas, Editor Middle grade novels, young adult fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The Millbrook Press, 2 Old New Milford Road, Brookfield CT 06804; 203-740-2220; 800-462-4703; Fax: 203-740-8412. Web: www.millbrookpress.com. Howard Graham Also Copper Beech Books. Mondo Publishing, 980 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10018; 212-268-3560; Fax: 212-2683561. Email: [email protected] Web: www.mondopub.com. Multnomah Publishers, 204 W Adams Avenue, P O Box 1720, Sisters OR 97759; 541-549-1144; Fax: 541-549-2044. Web: www.multnomahbooks.com. Rod Morris, Senior Editor Christian children's books. NewSouth Books, Junebug Books, 105 S Court Street, Montgomery AL 36104; 334-834-3556; Fax: 334-834-3557. Web: www.newsouthbooks.com. Randall Williams, Editor NorthWord Press, Creative Publishing International, 18705 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen MN 55317; 800-328-0590; Fax: 952-988-9101. Web: www.northwordpress.com. Books for young readers. Novello Festival Press, 310 N Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202; 704-432-0153; Fax: 704-4336-2677. Web: www.novellopress.org. Frye Gaillard, Executive Editor This publisher is the country's only library-sponsored publisher. They publish literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's literature. The Oliver Press, 5707 West 36th Street, Minneapolis MN 55416-2510; 952-926-8981; Fax: 952-9268965. Emails: [email protected] Web: www.oliverpress.com. Denise Sterling, Editor Open Hand Publishing, 319-D S. Westgate Drive, P O Box 20207, Greensboro NC 27420; 336-2928585; Fax: 336-292-8588. Email: [email protected] Web: www.openhand.com. Sandra Koritz, Editor Multicultural juvenile literature, children's fiction, etc. Orca Book Publishers, U.S.: P O Box 468, Custer WA 98240; Editorial offices in Canada: 1030 North Park Street, P O Box 5626, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 1C6 Canada; 800-210-5277; Fax: 250-380-1892. Email: [email protected] Web: www.orcabook.com. Andrew Wooldridge Children’s books and juvenile/teen fiction. Canadian authors only. Orchard, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: www.scholastic.com. Ken Geist, Vice President & Editorial Director An Imprint of Scholastic Press. Orchard Books, 95 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016; 212-951-2600; Fax: 212-213-6435. Web: www.orchardbooks.co.uk. Ana Cerro, Editor Lisa Hammon, Assistant Editor Tamson Weston, Assistant Editor A division of Grolier Corporation that publishes picture books, board books, novelty books, juvenile, middle reader, and young adult. Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016-4308; 212-726-6000; 800-4517556; Fax: 2919-677-1303. Web: www.oup.com/us. Polly Nolan, Editor Parenting Press, 11065 Fifth Avenue NE #F, P O Box 75267, Seattle WA 98125-4518; 206-364-2900; 800-992-6657; Fax: 206-364-0702. Web: www.parentingpress.com. Carolyn Threadgill, Publisher Parenting titles. Parent's Guide Press, P O Box 461730, Los Angeles CA 90046; 323-782-1772; 800-549-6646; Fax: 323-782-1775. Web: www.pgpress.com. An imprint of Mars Publishing, this company publishes books on parenting, home-schooling, and traveling with children. Parklane Publishing, 888 Veterans Memorial Highway #540, Hauppauge NY 11788; 631-234-9210; Fax: 631-232-3681. Web: www.parklanepublishing.com. Philip Rodgers, Publisher Owned by wholesaler Book Club of America. Peachtree Publishers Jr., 1700 Chattahoochee Avenue, Atlanta GA 30318-2112; 404-876-8761; 800241-0113; Fax: 404-875-2578. Email: [email protected] Web: www.peachtreeonline.com. Margaret Quinlin, Publisher Kathy Landwehr, Associate Publisher Helen Harriss, Manuscript Submittals Publishes 30 titles per year including fiction and non-fiction for all age levels. By regular mail, send synopsis, outline and first three chapters of middle grade and YA manuscripts. Send entire manuscript for picture books. Pelican Publishing Company, 1000 Burmaster, Gretna LA 70053; 504-368-1175; Fax: 504-368-1195. Email: [email protected] Web: www.pelicanpub.com. Nina Kooij, Editor-in-Chief List includes fiction and non-fiction for ages 5 through 8; prefers local interest. Accepts query letters for novels, entire manuscripts for picture books. Penguin, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Web: www.penguin.com. Francesca Dow, Managing Director Sharyn November, YA Editor Books for young adults. Also buys for Viking Children's. Perigee Books, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3600. Web: www.penguin.com. John Duff, Vice President & Senior Editor An imprint of Penguin that publishes prescriptive nonfiction and parenting titles. Philomel Books, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3610. Web: www.penguin.com/youngreaders. Michael Green, President and Publisher Jill Santopolo, Executive Editor Tamara Tuller, Editor Kiffin Steurer, Assistant Editor An imprint of Penguin that publishes young adult novels with strong story and voice. Also interested in regional and ethnic pieces that are authentic and have child appeal. Query letters with first three chapters accepted for novels; will only respond if interested. Pick-a-WooWoo Publishers, 8276 Staff Street, Nannup 6275, Western Australia; 61 8 97561818. Email: [email protected] Web: www.pickawoowoo.com. Athie Thomas, Senior Editor Specializing in spiritual, holistic, and new age books geared toward children. Not accepting any submissions at this time. Pippin Press, 229 East 85th Street, Gracie Station Box 1347, New York NY 10028; 212-288-4920; Fax 732-225-1562. Barbara Francis, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Joyce Segal, Senior Editor Small select list looking for childhood memoirs, humor and historical fiction. No picture books at this time, or titles for children older than 12. Interested in small chapter books for ages 7 to 10, middle-grade fiction and imaginative non-fiction. Accepting unsolicited manuscripts for 7 to 10 year olds with no more than 10,000 words. Send query letters with SASE. Pleasant Street Press, P. O. Box 520, Raynham Center MA 02768; 508-822-3075; Fax 508-977-2498. Email: [email protected] Web: www.pleasantstpress.com. Alan Cochran, President Not accepting any submissions at this time. Puffin Books, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3600. Web: www.penguin.com. Kristin Gilson, Editorial Director Sharyn November, Editorial Director of Firebird A division of Penguin Young Readers Group publishing paperbacks for preschoolers through teens, with both fiction and nonfiction. Picture books, middle grade and young adult books. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3610. Web: www.penguin.com. Don Weisberg, President of Penguin Young Readers Group Jennifer Hailer, Vice President Jennifer Besser, Vice President & Publisher Timothy Travaglini, Editor Stacey Barney, Editor A division of Penguin Young Readers Group. Push, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: www.scholastic.com. David Levithan, Editorial Director An Imprint of Scholastic Press that publishes YA fiction paperback series. Quail Ridge Press, P O Box 123, Brandon MS 39043; 800-343-1583; Fax: 800-864-1082. Email: [email protected] Web: www.quailridge.com. Gwen McKee, Editor Publishes cookbooks, the Mississippi mystery series, some children's books. Random Books, Golden Books for Young Readers, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000; Fax: 212-302-7985. Web: www.randomhouse.com. Gina Centrello, Publisher Kate Klimo, Vice President & Publisher Mallory Loehr, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief Random House Chris Angelilli, Golden & Disney Heidi Kilgras, Editorial Director for picture books and beginning readers, Random House A wide range of children’s books from 0 to 18 years including activity and picture books, middlegrade through young adult fiction and non-fiction. Will only consider material submitted through an agent. Raven Tree Press, 1400 Miller Parkway, McHenry IL 60050; 800-323-8270; Fax 800-909-9901. Web: www.raventreepress.com. A division of Delta Publishing. Not accepting any submissions at this time. Razorbill, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3610. Web: www.razorbillbooks.com. Ben Schrank, President & Publisher Jessica Rothenberg, Senior Editor William Prince, Associate Managing Editor Brianne Muligan, Associate Editor Jocelyn Davies, Associate Editor Gillian Levinson, Editorial Assistant An imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, publishing is looking for original contemporary fiction titles for middle-grade and YA readers. Accepting query letters with three sample chapters, a synopsis and author bio. No guarantee of response unless interested, but please include SASE. Reader's Digest Children's Books, 1 Readers Digest Road, Pleasantville NY 10570-7000; 914-2444800; Fax: 914-244-4880. Web: www.rd.com. Sherry Gerstein, Editorial Manager Red Rattle Books, 107 Norfolk Street, New York NY 10002; 212-673-2502; Fax: 212-673-0787. Web: www.softskull.com. Richard Eoin Nash, Soft Skull Press The new children's imprint for this publisher with a special interest in fantasies. Roaring Brook Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York NY 10010; 646-438-5226. Web: us.macmillan.com/RoaringBrook.aspx Simon Boughton, Vice President & Publisher Nancy Mercado, Executive Editor Deirdre Langeland, Senior Editor Katherine Jacobs, Associate Editor Mark Siegel, Editorial Director for First Second, publisher of graphic novels for all ages. Calista Brill, Editor for First Second, publisher of graphic novels for all ages. A division of Macmillian Publishers, this publisher’s list includes trade picture books, fiction and non-fiction from 0 to YA. Only accepts submissions from agents. Robin Corey Books, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: www.randomhouse.com/kids. Robin Corey, Vice President & Publishing Director Caitlin Fawcett, Editorial Assistant Jason Zamajtuk, Art Director An imprint of Random House Children’s Books that includes novelty books that have a unique slant, emphasis is on highly engineered pop-up books. Will accept query letters but not unsolicited manuscripts. Rosen Publishing Group, 29 East 21st Street, New York NY 10010; 212-777-3017; Fax: 212-7770277. Web: www.powerkidspress.com. Roger Rosen, President Gina Strazzabosco-Hayn, Vice President Iris Rosoff, Editorial Director/YA Rachel O’Connor, Editorial Director/Power Kids Plus Publishes primarily nonfiction books for children of all ages. Query letters may be addressed to “Submissions” at above address. Include outline with sample chapter as well as SASE for reply. Running Press Kids, 2300 Chestnut Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia PA 19103-4399; 215-567-5080; 800-345-5359; Fax: 215-568-2919. Web: www.runningpress.com. Kelli Chipponeri, Editorial Director Publishes 30 to 40 titles per year with a focus on innovative and interactive books, and those with an educational quality. Not accepting any submissions at this time. St. Martin's, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 212-674-5151. Web: www.stmartins.com. Sheila Curry Oaks, Editor Parenting titles. Sasquatch Books, 119 S Main Street #400, Seattle WA 98104; 206-467-4300; Fax: 206-467-4301. Web: www.sasquatchbooks.com. Regional books, cookbooks, children's books. Scholastic Press, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: www.scholastic.com. David Saylor, Vice Associate Publisher & Creative Director David Levithan, Executive Editorial Director Andrea Davis Pinkney, Vice President & Editor-at-Large Lori Benton, Vice President & Publisher, Trade Publishing Division Dianne Hess, Executive Editor Tracy Mack, Executive Editor Lisa Sandell, Senior Editor Anamika Bhatnager, Senior Editor Rachel Griffiths, Editor Nick Eliopulos, Editor of Fiction and Multiplatform Greg Rutty, Associate Editor Jody Corbett, Associate Editor Erin Black, Assistant Editor Publishes 450 titles a year for all imprints so looking in many directions. Interested in strong picture books, quality writing for individual titles, middle-grade novels, and quality chapter books through young adult. Query letters accepted with outline and sample chapters. No unsolicited manuscripts accepted or returned if received. School Zone Publishing, 1819 Industrial Drive, P O Box 777, Grand Haven MI 49417; 616-8465030; 800-253-0564; 616-846-6181. Web: www.schoolzone.com. Lisa Carmona, Executive Editor Educational materials for children in preschool through sixth grade. Schwartz & Wade, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: www.randomhouse.com/kids. Lee Wade, Vice President & Publisher Anne Schwartz, Vice President & Publisher Rachael Cole, Associate Art Editor Emily Seife, Assistant Editor An imprint of Random House that publishes picture books, literary fiction for middle-grade through young adult and collections. Accepts query letters by regular mail; include SASE envelope along with 10 pages for longer work. Send picture book manuscripts to the attention of the Submissions Editor. Scobre Press, 2255 Calle Clara, La Jolla, CA 92301; 877-726-2734; Fax: 858-551-1232; Email: [email protected] Web: www.scobre.com. Brett Hodus, Editor Young adult fiction and nonfiction. Seedling Publications, 20 W Kanawha Avenue, Columbus OH 43214-1432. Web: www.seedlingpub.com. Educational books for chidren. Silver Moon Press, 160 Fifth Avenue #622, New York NY 10010-7003; 212-242-6499; 800-874-3320; Fax: 212-242-6799. Web: www.silvermoonpress.com. Hope Killcoyne, Editorial Director Books for the trade, library, and institutional markets. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: www.simonandschuster.com or www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Jon Anderson, Division President & Publisher Anne Zafian, Deputy Publisher Paula Wiseman, Vice President & Publisher Justin Chanda, Vice President & Publisher David Gale, Vice President & Editorial Director Alexander Cooper, Senior Editor Alexandra Penfold, Editor Courtney Bongiolatti, Associate Editor List includes 95 titles per year including three seasonal lists. Full range of pictures books, first chapter books, middle-grade fiction, young adult fiction and some nonfiction. Accepting material from agents only. Simon Spotlight, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: www.kids.simonandschuster.com. Sheri Tan, Executive Editor Siobhan Ciminera, Senior Editor Orli Zurawicky, Editor Lisa Rao, Editor Elizabeth Barton, Assistant Editor Jessica Echeverria, Assistant Editor An imprint of Simon & Schuster publishing approximately 100 titles a year of original paperback series for a wide age range. Accepting query letters from writers with licensed material and middle grade fiction on work-for-hire basis. Does not accept unsolicited manuscripts. Sleeping Bear Press, 315 East Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 200, Ann Arbor MI 48108; 800-877-4253. Web: www.sleepingbearpress.com. Heather Hughes, Publisher Barb McNally, Senior Editor Aimee Jackson, Senior Editor Amy Lennex, Senior Editor Lois Hume, Editorial Assistant Publishes approximately 25 hardcover picture books that educate and entertain; half fiction, half nonfiction. Not accepting any submissions at this time. Small Dogma Publishing, P O Box 91023, Lakeland FL 33804. Email: [email protected] Web: www.smalldogma.com. Matt Porricelli Poetry, fiction, sci-fi, self-help, action/adventure, suspense, juveniles, and short story collections. Accepts query letters for material that informs, challenges, inspires and entertains. Send submissions to [email protected] Sourcebooks, 1935 Brookdale Road #139, Naperville IL 60563; 630-961-3900 #224; 800-727-8866; Fax: 630-961-2168. Web: www.sourcebooks.com. Bethany Brown, Editorial Manager Rebecca Frazer, Acquisitions Editor, Jabberwocky, Parenting titles and children's books. Standard Publishing, 8121 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45231. Web: www.standardpub.com. Christian children's books. Star Bright Books, 30-19 48th Avenue, Long Island City NY 11101; 718-784-9112; Fax: 718-7849012. Web: www.starbrightbooks.com. Rena D. Grossman, Editorial Department Starscape, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 212-388-0100; Fax: 212-388-1091. Web: www.tor.com and www.starscapebooks.com. Jonathan Schmidt, Editor, Tor Young adult fantasy line. Sterling Publishing, 387 Park Avenue South, New York NY 10016-8810; 212-532-7160; Fax: 212213-2495. Web: www.sterlingpub.com. Frances Gilbert, Vice President & Publisher Cindy Loh, Editorial Director Bill Luckey, Executive Editor Meredith Mundy, Senior Editor Kelly Smith, Senior Editor Alli Shaloum Brydon, Editor Susan Lee, Associate Editor Robert Agis, Associate Editor General nonfiction list includes crafts, games, science activities, and puzzles. Accepts full manuscripts for picture books as well as other works. Include SASE. Sunstone Press, P O Box 2321, Santa Fe NM 87504-2321; 800-243-5644; Fax: 505-988-1025. Web: www.sunstonepress.com. James Clois Smith, Jr., Publisher Publishes novels, Native American, health, cookbooks, regional, and children's books. SupperTime Entertainment, 310-454-8825. Web: www.suppertimentertainment.com. Liz Stahler, Executive Vice President A multi-faceted children's entertainment company which serves as a literary agency, book publishing company, marketing resource, and TV development company. Sylvan Dell Publishing, 612 Johnnie Dodds, Suite A2, Mount Pleasant SC 29464 843-971-6722; 877-958-2600; Fax: 843-216-3804. Web: www.SylvanDellPublishing.com. Donna German, Editor Picture books for children with educational value. Accepts manuscripts of less than 1,500 words by email to Donna German at the above email address. Teacher Created Materials, 6421 Industry Way, Westminster CA 92683; 800-858-7339; Fax: 800526-11256. Web: www.teachercreated.com. Books and materials created by teachers for teachers in all areas of the curriculum. Tor Teen, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 212-388-0100; Fax: 212-388-1091. Web: www.tor.com. Jonathan Schmidt, Editor Kathleen Doherty, Editor Science fiction and fantasy for teens and middle grades. Tor Starscape, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 212-388-0100; Fax: 212-388-1091. Web: www.tor.com. Susan Chang, Editor Science fiction and fantasy for young adults. Tradewind Books, 1809 Maritime Mews, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3W7, Canada. Email: [email protected] Web: www.tradewindbooks.com. Michael Katz Transit, 501 Nelson Place, Nashville TN 37214; 615-889-9000; 800-251-4000; Fax: 615-885-3863. Web: www.thomasnelson.com. Kate Etue, Editor Tricycle Press, 2625 Alcatraz Avenue, #505, Berkeley CA 94707; 510-285-3000. Web: www.randomhouse.com/kids. Nicole Geiger, Publisher Director & Editor-in-Chief Abigail Samoun, Project Editor Joanne Taylor, Project Editor Kim Keller, Project Editor Jennifer McAulay, Editorial Assistant An imprint of Random House Children’s Books that publishes approximately 33 titles a year that focuses on pictures books, fiction and nonfiction, emphasizing education. Accepts query letters including an outline and sample chapters. For picture books, send entire manuscript. Trumpeter Books, Horticultural Hall, 300 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115-4544; 617424-0228; Fax: 617-236-1563. Web: www.shambhala.com. Eden Steinberg, Editor Chloe Foster, Editorial Assistant An imprint of Shambhala Publications. Tu Books, 95 Madison Avenue, Suite 1205, New York NY 10016; 212-779-440, Fax: 212-683-1894. Email: [email protected], Web: www.leeandlow.com/p/tu.mhtml. Stacy Whitman, Publisher A Lee & Low imprint focused on science fiction, fantasy and mystery novels for children and young adults with multicultural heroes. Viking Children's Books, 345 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-414-3600. Web: www.penguin.com/youngreaders Regina Hayes, President & Publisher Tracy Gates, Associate Editorial Director Joy Peskin, Executive Editor Catherine Frank, Executive Editor Kendra Levin, Associate Editor Leila Sales, Assistant Editor List of high quality trade hardcover books for children of all ages through young adult. Publishes approximately 60 fiction, nonfiction, novelty books per year. Does not accept unsolicited material at this time. Volcano Press, 2l376 Consolation Street, P O Box 270, Volcano CA 95689; 209-296-3445; 800-8799636; Fax: 209-296-45l5. Web: www.volcanopress.com. Adam Gottstein, Publisher Ruth Gottstein, Editorial Consultant Publishes multicultural children's books. Waldman House Press, 525 N Third Street, Minneapolis MN 55401; 612-341-4044; 888-700-7333; Fax: 612-359-5955. Web: www.tristanpublishing.com. Publishes illustrated seasonal and children's books. Walker & Company, 175 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor, New York NY 10010; 212-307-5151. Web: www.bloomsburyusa.com. Emily Easton, Publisher Stacy Cantor, Editor Mary Kate Castellani, Associate Editor Publishes fictional books primarily for children 5 to 8 years old plus middle-grade and young adult fiction. Accepts unsolicited manuscripts. Do not include SASE as will only respond if interested. Be sure to include phone number and email address. Watson-Guptill Publications, 770 Broadway, New York NY 10003; 646-654-5000; Fax: 646-6545486. Web: www.watsonguptill.com. Jacqueline Ching, Editor for Young Adult Julie Mazur, Editor for Children's Books Primarily an art book publisher, but they do publish fancy children's books as well. Whitecap Books Ltd., 351 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7J 2C4 Canada; 604-980-9852. Email: [email protected] Web: www.whitecap.ca. Michael Burch, President Children's picture books. Albert Whitman & Co., 6340 Oakton Street, Morton Grove IL 60053-2723; 847-581-0033; 800-2557675; Fax: 847-581-0039. Web: www.albertwhitman.com. Kathleen Tucker, Editor-in-Chief Children's and young adult novels and nonfiction since 1919. Williamson Publishing Company, 1355 Church Hill Road, P O Box 185, Charlotte VT 05445; 802425-2102; 800-234-8791; Fax: 802-425-2199. Web: www.williamsonbooks.com. Jack Williamson, Publisher Specialty: nonfiction children's books. Wiseman Books, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: www.simonandschuster.com or www.simonsayskids.com. Paula Wiseman, Editorial Director An imprint of Simon & Schuster. Workman Publishing Company, 225 Varick Street, New York NY 10014-4381; 212-254-5900; 800722-7202; Fax: 212-475-5074. Web: www.workmanweb.com. David Allender, Children's Book Editor Jennifer Griffin, Editor Publishes parenting titles. Zino Press, Knowledge Unlimited, P O Box 52, Madison WI 53701-0052. Web: www.zinopress.com.
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