Best Children's Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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Pelican Publishing Company

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbook, Architecture, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, Children's, Nonfiction

Part of - Arcadia Publishing > Pelican Publishing Company

Location - New Orleans, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/imprints/pelican-publishing

☑️ Indie publisher

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💥 Hit titles

Cicada's Song

Ariane O'Pry Trammell

We Really, Really Want a Dog!

Susan Holt Kralovansky

Who Dat Baby?

Allison Dugas Behan

Kazi Publications

Islam, Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Environmental, History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Website - https://www.kazi.org/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

What Everyone Should Know About Islam and Muslims

Suzanne Haneef

Guide to Goodness

Dala'il al-Khayrat

Concordance of The Sublime Quran

Laleh Bakhtiar

Sterling Publishing

History, Health & Wellbeing, Art, Cookbook, DIY, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.sterlingpublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

Teresa Robeson

Smart Plants

Julie Morris

The Everything Keto Kit

Stephanie Pedersen

The Upper Room

Christian, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Nashville, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://upperroombooks.com/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Bead and A Prayer

Kristen E. Vincent

What Loss Can Teach Us

Beth Taulman Miller

Ready, Set, Plant

Bener Agtarap & Curtis Brown

Lion Hudson

Christian, Religion & Spirituality, Children's, Nonfiction, Fiction

Part of - SPCK > Lion Hudson

Location - Oxford, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.lionhudson.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Louisa Freya, Dragon Slayer

Amy Scott Robinson

Jane Austen Investigates

Julia Golding

The Lion Bible for Children

Helen Cann & Murray Watts

Phaidon Press Ltd.

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Travel, Photography, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.phaidon.com/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Story of Art

E.H. Gombrich

The Silver Spoon

Stefano de Pieri

Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz

Free Spirit Publishing

Picture Book, Education & Reference, Diverse Literature, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.freespirit.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Y Is for Yet

Shannon Anderson

Sometimes When I'm Sad

Deborah Serani

Fighting Invisible Tigers

Earl Hipp

Thames & Hudson Australia

Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Picture Book, DIY, History, Humor, Environmental, Math & Science, Education & Reference, Comics & Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://thamesandhudson.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Reading the Seasons

Alice Provensen & Martin Provensen

Photography: the Whole Story

Juliet Hacking

The Poet of Piney Woods

Bob Raczka

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