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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.