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Publishers and Getting Published

In addition to information about publishers of children's books, you'll find information for writers and illustrators about getting published.
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Albert Whitman & Company
Children's book publisher Albert Whitman Company is known for publishing the Boxcar Children series. Albert Whitman Company is also known for publishing multicultural children's books and children's concept books about such difficult concepts as dealing with bullies, divorce, and illness and other difficult situations. If you are an author...

Abrams
Children's book publisher Abrams publishes children's books through its imprints Amulet Books, publisher of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series; Abrams Books for Young Readers, publishers of the Library Mouse picture books, and Abrams ComicArts, publisher of The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics. If you are an author interested in getting...

Blue Apple Books
Blue Apple Books is a publisher of children's books. In this profile, get an overview of the company, including some of their books and their submission guidelines for writers and artists interested in getting published.

Islandport Press
Islandport Press is an independent publisher that publishes a small number of children's books, including those featuring the illustrations of Dahlov Ipcar and Astrid Sheckels.

Spotlight on the Children's Book Council
Learn about the Children's Book Council an what its Web site has to offer.

All About Kids Publishing
This small independent children's publisher emphasizes "...multiculturalism, education, and conscience" in its books.

Barefoot Books
This small independent publisher "celebrates art and story" with picture books, board books, and audio books.

Canadian Children's Book Publishers
The Canadian Children's Book Centre provides links to more than 60 Canadian publishers of children's books.

Candlewick Press
Learn all about this independent publishing company, its history, award winning children's books, and its website in this article by your About Children's Books Guide.

Capstone Press
A good source of reading material for the new or reluctant reader, Capstone Press publishes nonfiction for grades PreK-12.

Charlesbridge
Site covers lots of books, including board books, Spanish/bilingual books, multicultural books, and books on nature, adventure, and poetry.

Chelsea House
This publisher of nonfiction books for children and young adults (YA)on such topics as African-American achievers, sports heroes, music stars, Hispanic achievers, explorers, American Indians, and more.

China Books
This company publishes fistion and non-fiction about China and Chinese culture. Topics include adoption, games, myths, and folklore.

DK Publishing
DK is known for its "Eyewitness Guides" series and its other books of information illustrated with color photographs, including concept books for little ones.

Dawn Publications
This publisher is dedicated to sharing nature with children and to motivating "...children to a lifelong relationship of respect, stewardship and intelligent cooperation with our Earth home and Mother Nature." The company also publishes teacher's guides.

Dover Publications
Dover's children's publications include inexpensive story books, activity and project books, coloring books, and more.

Eerdmans
Through its picture books, biographies, Bible stories, and novels, Eerdmans seeks "...to nurture children's faith in God."

Front Street Books
The independent publisher publishes fiction for children and young adults as well as "sophisticated picture books from here and abroad."

Golden Books: A Treasury of Children's Literature
Little Golden Books are among the all-time bestselling children's books. Since being acquired by Random House, Golden Books continue to publish old favorites while adding innovative new books.

Hachai Publishing
Publisher of Jewish books for children lists books by age level.

HarperCollins
Site is chock full of information, including teachers' guides, new books, authors, and activities.

Hoopoe Books
Hoopoe Books is an imprint of The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) and publishes folktales from Afghanistan, Central Asia and the Middle East by Afghan author Idries Shah.

Houghton Mifflin
Here you will find cover art, reviews, author information, and more for HMCo Children's Books as well as a link to Clarion Books.

Just Us Books
Independent publishing company focusing on books about Black history, culture, and experiences.

Kane/Miller Book Publishers
Kane / Miller describes itself as "specializing in translated children's books." The company features books from an ever-increasing number of different countries.

Kingfisher
Known for its reference guides, Kingfisher, a London-based children's publisher, publishes both fiction and non-fiction. Kingfisher is now a part of Houghton Mifflin.

Lee and Low Books
Great site from the publishers of multicultural books for children.

Lerner Publishing Group
This company publishes a variety of children's books, including picture books, fiction, biographies, and books on science and nature.

Many Cultures Publishing
Publisher of books and materials for multicultural education.

Marshall Cavendish
This publisher specializes in reference books, nonfiction, fiction, and picture books for children.

New Canaan Publishing
Book publisher of books for early and middle readers that emphasize traditional values.

Orca Book Publishers
Publisher of children's picture books, young readers (chapter books), and juvenile and young adult fiction, plus high interest-low vocabulary (hi/lo books) books for reluctant teen readers.

Penguin Putnam, Inc.
Excerpts, picture books, books for middle and young adult readers are featured in the Young Readers section of the site.

Polychrome Publishing Corporation
Publisher of Asian Pacific American stories provides summary of books' plots.

Random House
The Kids@Random site has sections for kids, teens, teachers, and librarians.

Scholastic
A huge and excellent site by the publisher of some of the most popular children's series.

Simon & Schuster Children's Books
Site features information on new releases, popular series, and books for children by age group.

Stone Bridge Press
Emphasizing books about Asian culture, with cover art and summaries.

Usborne Publishing
An international children's publishing company based in the UK that specializes in information books, including cookbooks, activity books, craft books, reference books, how to guides, art books, pony and horse books, field guides, sports books, and foreign language books.

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