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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Levine Querido

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Everything Sad is True

Daniel Nayeri

The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst

Jaclyn Moriarty

Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Donna Barba Higuera

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

Penguin Random House India

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

Azadi

Arundhati Roy

In an Antique Land

Amitav Ghosh

Sach Kahun Toh

Neena Gupta

B&H Publishing Group

Christian, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Southern Baptist Convention > Lifeway > B&H Publishing Group

Location - Nashville, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

💥 Hit titles

The Love Dare

Alex Kendrick & Stephen Kendrick

Love Lives Here: Finding What You Need in a World Telling You What You Want

Maria Goff

Who Sang the First Song?

Ellie Holcomb

Wayne State University Press

Academic, Art, Education & Reference, History, African-American, Biographies & Memoirs, Narrative Nonfiction, Environmental, Math & Science, Health & Wellbeing, Medical, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Urban Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Detroit, US

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.wsupress.wayne.edu/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Crusader for Justice

Trevor W. Coleman & Peter J. Hammer

Rosie, A Detroit Herstory

Bailey Sisoy Isgro

Leaving Springfield

John Alberti

Pan Macmillan India

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - http://www.panmacmillan.co.in/

💥 Hit titles

An Unfinished Revolution

Kishalay Bhattacharjee

My Father Drank My Lover and Other Stories

Ashok Banker

The CEO Who Lost His Head

Aditya Sinha

August House

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

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Anansi and the Tug o'War

Bobby Norfolk & Sherry Norfolk

As Luck Would Have It

Robert D. San Souci

Go to Sleep, Gecko!

Margaret Read MacDonald

Bethany House

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

Part of - Baker Publishing Group > Bethany House

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/bethanyhouse

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Bible Recap

Tara Leigh Cobble

Kingdom Men Rising

Tony Evans

A Castaway in Cornwall

Julie Klassen

Hodder & Stoughton

Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult, History, Politics, Horror, Action & Adventure, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's

Part of - Hachette > Hodder & Stoughton

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.hodder.co.uk/

💥 Hit titles

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

John le Carré

One Day

David Nicholls

Billy Summers

Stephen King

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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