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Best Children's Book Publishing Companies in UK

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2024, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 28 publishers.

Flying Eye Books

Picture Book, Children's

Part of - Nobrow Press > Flying Eye Books

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://flyingeyebooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space

Dominic Walliman & Ben Newman

Bandoola: The Great Elephant Rescue

William Grill

Shackleton's Journey

William Grill

David Fickling Books

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

Location - Oxford, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Mark Haddon

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

John Boyne

The Book of Dust

Philip Pullman

Puffin Books

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

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

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl

Double Fudge

Judy Blume

The Outsiders

S. E. Hinton

Hot Key Books

Young Adult, Fantasy, Children's, Fiction

Part of - Bonnier Publishing > Hot Key Books

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - http://hotkeybooks.com/

💥 Hit titles

Sabriel

Garth Nix

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

The Cruel Prince

Holly Black

Hatch Press

Children's, Nonfiction

Part of - Bonnier Books UK

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Website - https://www.bonnierbooks.co.uk/news-and-media/hatch-press-takes-flight-with-bonnier-books-uk/?mc_cid=45e3184702&mc_eid=19f692a020

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Isaac Newton and Gravity

Alex Woole and Annalise Stoney

Watkins

Children's, Cookbook, Diverse Literature, Environmental, Health & Wellbeing, History, Narrative Nonfiction, Self-Help

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Book pitches - Submit here

Website - https://watkinspublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Soberish

Kayla Lyons

Rebel Gardening

Alessandro Vitale

England on Fire

Stephen Ellcock and Mat Osman

Shepheard-Walwyn

Academic, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Children's, Christian, Economics, Education & Reference, Environmental, Historical Fiction, History, Nonfiction, Poetry, Religion & Spirituality

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposal or manuscript submission - Submit here

Website - https://shepheardwalwyn.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking

Phillip J. Anderson

Taken For a Ride: 2nd Edition

Don Riley with Fred Harrison

The Corruption of Economics: 2nd Edition

Mason Gaffney and Fred Harrison

Art / Books

Picture Book, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Photography, Architecture, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Roundel

Tamsin Dillon

Lament

Bettina von Zwehl & Josh Cohen

Modern World

Michael Bracewell

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

Hogs Back Books

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Children's

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://www.hogsbackbooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Croc on the Rock

Marion Clark & Tanya Fenton

Where Is My Bear?

Darcy Coxall & Menno Wittebrood

Hugh's Blue Day

Karen Hodgson & Ross Collins

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