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Best Children's Book Publishing Companies in UK

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 25 publishers.

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

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

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

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

Little Tiger Press

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

Part of - Penguin Random House > Random House Children's Books > Little Tiger Press

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://littletiger.co.uk/

💥 Hit titles

My So-Called Bollywood Life

Nisha Sharma

Charlotte Says

Alex Bell

Patron Saints of Nothing

Randy Ribay

Black & White Publishing

Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Picture Book, Middle Grade, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://blackandwhitepublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Becoming Mila

Estelle Maskame

Summer Bird Blue

Akemi Dawn Bowman

Bride Squad Runaway

Caroline Grace-Cassidy & Lisa Carey

Balzer and Bray

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

Part of - HarperCollins > HarperCollins Children's Books > Balzer and Bray

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

💥 Hit titles

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Becky Albertalli

Dumplin'

Julie Murphy

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

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