Best Children's Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2021, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, Children's

Part of - Hachette > Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

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

💥 Hit titles

The Queen of Nothing

Holly Black

Dear Evan Hansen

Val Emmich et al

Think Big, Little One

Vashti Harrison

Pioneer Drama

Screenplays, Fiction, Children's

Location - Denver, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Beautiful

Shawn Deal

The Emperor's Old Clothes

Faye Couch Reeves

Alice in Cyberland

Mark Landon Smith

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

Greenwillow Books

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Children's

Part of - HarperCollins > HarperCollins Children's Books > Greenwillow

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

Amelia Bedelia

Peggy Parish

The Bear and the Star

Lola M Schaefer

Return of the Thief

Megan Whalen Turner

University of Georgia Press

Academic, African-American, Education & Reference, Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, DIY, Health & Wellbeing, Sports & Outdoors, Humor, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Law, Medical, True Crime, Travel, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help, Photography, Business, Law, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://ugapress.org/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Battleground

Celeste-Marie Bernier

Public Religions in the Future World

David Morris

An OutKast Reader

Regina Bradley

HarperCollins India

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Cookbook, Religion & Spirituality, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Business, Self-Help, Picture Book, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://harpercollins.co.in/

💥 Hit titles

The Namesake

Jhumpa Lahiri

A Mirror Made of Rain

Naheed Phiroze Patel

Powerful

Nirupama Subramanian

Boyds Mills Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Children's

Part of - Astra Publishing House > Boyds Mills & Kane > Boyds Mills Press

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://boydsmillsandkane.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

View from Pagoda Hill

Michaela MacColl

Little Scoot

Rebecca Dotlich

Grow

JoAnn Early Macken, Stephanie Fizer Colman

Hachai Publishing

Jewish Literature, Picture Book, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

I Go To The Dentist

Rikki Benenfeld

If I Went To The Moon

Sara Blau

Pat Roll Pull

Robin Heald

Hardie Grant Publishing

Cookbook, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Art, Architecture, Photography, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.hardiegrant.com/au/publishing

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

How to Make Anything Gluten Free

Becky Excell

Everyday Magic

Semra Haksever

Wanderlust in Berlin

Julian Tompkin

Annick Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Education & Reference, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Yara's Spring

Jamal Saeed & Sharon E. McKay

Salma the Syrian Chef

Danny Ramadan

The Ghost Collector

Allison Mills

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