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Best Picture Book Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 95 publishers.

Pratham Books

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Children's

Location - Bangalore, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://prathambooks.org/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Ammachi's Incredible Investigation

Vinayak Varma

Your Body is Yours

Yamini Vijayan

Tine and the Faraway Mountain

Shikha Tripathi

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

Allen and Unwin

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, Humor, History, Environmental, Politics, Business, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Medical, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & contests - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

Love Objects

Emily Maguire

Crazy Rich Asians

Kevin Kwan

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

Candlewick Press

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

Part of - Walker Books > Candlewick Press

Location - Boston, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Where's Waldo?

Martin Handford

The Tale of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo

Judy Moody and Stink

Megan McDonald

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

Versify

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

Part of - HarperCollins > Versify

Location - Boston, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

💥 Hit titles

Anya and the Nightingale

Sofiya Pasternack

The Year I Flew Away

Marie Arnold

Emmy in the Key of Code

Aimee Lucido

Bonnier Books

Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Self-Help, Picture Book, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's

Location - Stockholm, SE

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://bonnierbooks.com/

💥 Hit titles

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Heather Morris

10 Rules For Talking

Tim Harkness

The Foundling

Stacey Halls

Mighty Media

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Children's

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://mightymediapress.com/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Monster Needs to Go to School

Paul Czajak

Stingray City

Ellen J. Prager

The Ugly Dumpling

Stephanie Campisi

Chronicle Books

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Cookbook, Photography, Art, DIY, Architecture, Self-Help, Health & Wellbeing, Travel, Humor, Diverse Literature, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

From Crook to Cook

Snoop Dogg

Dolly Parton, Songteller

Dolly Parton & Robert K. Oermann

Men to Avoid in Art and Life

Nicole Tersigni

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