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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Head of Zeus

Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Cookbook, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://headofzeus.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Children of D'Hara

Terry Goodkind

The Three-Body Problem

Liu Cixin

Doppler

Erlend Loe

Feldheim Publishers

Jewish Literature, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Kosher Laughs & Lessons for Life

Yehoshua Kurland

Crossing the Dateline

Mordechai Kuber

Yedidya

Daniel Yaakov Travis

Odyssey Books

Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Christian, Cookbook, Young Adult, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Paraparaumu, NZ

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://www.odysseybooks.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Court of the Grandchildren

Greg Finlayson & Michael Muntisov

Esme's Gift

Elizabeth Foster

Bernice Takes a Plunge

Ann Harth

Wakefield Press

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Art, Cookbook, Environmental, Education & Reference, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's

Location - Cambridge, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://www.wakefieldpress.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

A Photographic Memory

Erina Hutton

Recruited

Lauren Anderson

The Miscreants

Christopher Hawkes

Rosen Publishing

African-American, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Picture Book, Politics, History, Sports & Outdoors, Math & Science, Biographies & Memoirs, Law, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Climate Change

Char Light

Will the Word Eater

Roger Rosen

The Geography of South Asia

Rachael Morlock

Zondervan

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

Part of - HarperCollins > HarperCollins Christian > Zondervan

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Purpose Driven Life

Rick Warren

The Beginner's Bible

Zondervan

Winning the War In Your Mind

Craig Groeschel

Holiday House

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

Part of - Trustbridge Global Media > Holiday House

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://holidayhouse.com/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

¡Baila, baila, baila!

Ethan Long

Big Cat

Ethan Long

Come Back, Ben

Ann Hassett & John Hassett

Persea Books

Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Feminism, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story, Poetry, Novella

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Town Crier

Sarah Matthes

Gateway to Paradise

Matthew Vollmer

Dispatch Poems

Cam Awkward-Rich

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

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Cicada's Song

Ariane O'Pry Trammell

We Really, Really Want a Dog!

Susan Holt Kralovansky

Who Dat Baby?

Allison Dugas Behan

Hinkler

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, Humor, DIY, Health & Wellbeing, Cookbook, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.hinkler.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Grannies Don't Fart!

Lisa Regan

Sleep, Little Pup

Jo Parry

Too Sneaky to Share

Lisa Regan

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