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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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

Dial Books

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

Part of - Penguin Random House > Penguin Young Readers > Dial Books

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://www.penguin.com/publishers/dialbooksforyoungreaders/

💥 Hit titles

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Mildred D. Taylor

Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Adib Khorram

I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson

Katha Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Children's

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - https://books.katha.org/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Millions of Cats

Wanda Gág

NoNo and Plink Plunk

Vinalini Mathrini

Abba's Day

Sunaina Ali

Eerdmans Publishing

Christian, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging

Willie James Jennings

Gospel Witness: Evangelism in Word and Deed

David M. Gustafson

Sanctuary

Heidi Neumark

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

Lee & Low Books

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

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

I'll Build You a Bookcase

Jean Ciborowski Fahey

The Wind Called My Name

Mary Louise Sanchez

I Am Alfonso Jones

Tony Medina

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

Peachtree Publishers

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Cookbook, DIY, Environmental, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Trustbridge Global Media > Peachtree Publishers

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://peachtree-online.com/

💥 Hit titles

No! Said Rabbit

Marjoke Henrichs

Superlative Birds

Leslie Bulion

Little Whale

Jo Weaver

Brown Girl Books

African-American, Romance, Women's Fiction, Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - BIPOC, Diverse Literature

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Perfect Find

Tia Williams

Sister Surrogate

LaChelle Weaver

The Other Twin

Karen Roberts Turner

Editis

History, Self-Help, Art, Education & Reference, Picture Book, Middle Grade, Comics & Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Vivendi > Editis

Location - Paris, FR

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.vivendi.com/en/our-activities/publishing/

💥 Hit titles

L'Arbre-Monde

Richard Powers

Le Meurtre du Commandeur

Haruki Murakami

Au fond de l'eau

Paula Hawkins

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