Works on: Picture books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, occasional nonfiction and graphic novels. illustrator driven. Macmillan Children’s Books is one of the UK’s leading children’s publishers, creating and publishing absorbing and exciting stories for children of all ages for over 150 years. Young readers: memoir, SFF, realistic fiction, instructional. Rules: Include a cover letter describing submission & first 50 pages of MS. ** Charlesbridge publishes high-quality books for children, with a goal of creating lifelong readers and learners. Children’s Book Characters, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, Shape Mascots Inflatable. Holiday House. Recent Titles: Be Kind by Pat Zietlow Miller and Jen Hill; The Little Guys by Vera Brosgol; After the Fall by Dan Santat; Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez; Best Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham; Born to Fly by Steve Sheinkin; On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Looking for: Playful science writing that celebrates wonder, feminist biographies, adventures of the fantastical or real-life variety, character-driven historical fiction. Looking for: Science-driven narrative nonfiction (all ages); nonfiction for all ages; character-/voice-driven middle grade novels; picture books with a different perspective. Your submission will be read within three months and you will be contacted if successful. Recent Titles: Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller; Mind Games by Shana Silver; Oddity and Twist by Sarah Cannon; the My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series and the My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet series by Mo O’Hara; Game On! Works on: Middle grade and young adult novels as well as select nonfiction with a pop culture emphasis. I acquire across all genres, and I am especially interested in seeing projects written by and featuring marginalized and underrepresented voices. Works on: Books in categories or formats we haven't seen before, skill-building books, joyful nonfiction that dives deeply into the subject matter, definitive books in a given category, interactive game-like books, gift books for all ages. If you’re looking to collaborate with a publisher that has produced timeless classics … The "endearing and brilliant" (Publishers Weekly) Gregor Demarkian returns with a case of an unresolved crime and a new, brutal murder, in Jane Haddam's Hearts of Sand Available in: Buy Looking for: I am involved in the acquisition of all titles for Feiwel & Friends and Henry Holt Books for Young Readers and looking for distinctive voices in picture book and outstanding commercial middle grade, teen fiction, and nonfiction. Recent Titles: Dragon Hoops , by Gene Luen Yang; Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol; Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World by Penelope Bagieu; Unrig: How to Fix our Broken Democracy by Dan Newman & George O’Connor;  Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld & Alex Puvilland; The Sculptor by Scott McCloud. Recent Titles: The Pout-Pout Fish series;  Ruby in the Sky by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo; Wish  by Barbara O’Connor; We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal, Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo. Novels: adventure, mystery/suspense, urban fantasy, coming-of-age, humor, by Laurie Keller; Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13  by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dow Phumiruk; Up Verses Down by Calef Brown; Tough Cookie by Edward Hemingway; the Masterpiece Adventures series by Elise Broach; the My Life series by Janet Tashjian; Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman;  Winterhouse by Ben Guterson; Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel  by Kimberly Willis Holt; Under the Broken Sky by Mariko Nagai; The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry; American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott. Most of all, I’m drawn to distinct voices and immersive stories that transport readers and linger long after the final page. Walker Books. Submit your picture book, junior or middle-grade fiction, YA or children’s non-fiction book via the Children’s and YA Submissions portal by emailing: Please include in your submission: 1. Commercial, literary, romance, humor, adventure, or all of the above, any genre (surprise me!). My hope is to publish books that make you laugh and think, and to feel understood. Works on: Books kids can use as tools to explore, expand, and create their own worlds, whether that’s a board book that helps babies learn something new, a craft book that teaches readers a new skill, a paper toy book that encourages imaginative play, or definitive and interactive nonfiction that introduces a new concept or a new take on an old concept. Submit via mail. Also looking for humor, pop nonfiction, and unusual formats/approaches (puzzles, a game element, a digital component, and creative layouts). character-driven fiction; illustrated fiction; narrative nonfiction. By Jake Burt; Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell; Snakes on a Train by Kathryn Dennis; How Do You Care for a Very Sick Bear? I acquire across all genres, but am most drawn to realistic or magical realistic settings, and I am especially interested in working with Asian/Southeast Asian, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and neurodiverse authors and illustrators. I’m eager to find funny or sweet picture books; literary middle grade; middle grade or YA with a touch of magic or magical realism; Own Voices middle grade or YA about the refugee and/or immigrant experience; a literary love story about falling in love (or having your heart broken) for the first time; and YA fantasy with rich world-building, romance, and intrigue. OUR PUBLISHERS. Macmillan was the original publisher of classic heritage titles such as The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland and The Jungle Book, and we continue to acquire and publish future classics of tomorrow for the global market. Most interested in fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and thriller. Works on: Picture books, middle grade, and YA, with a special interest in biography, literary fiction, and genre-bending memoirs. Works on: Picture books, middle grade, and YA, with a special focus on picture book biography and middle grade fiction. Works on: Picture books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, occasional nonfiction and graphic novels. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Looking for: Hilarious, smart, and uniquely stand out voices; illustrated novels and graphic novels; anything that upends existing formats or expectations; debuts or established authors looking to break into something new. Looking for: High-concept young adult, middle grade, and picture books with mass appeal. You can find lots of information on how to get an agent to represent you at; there are plenty of writing tips there too. Picture books: preschool, biography, child milestones, humor, curriculum-inspired, author- Pan Macmillan is part of the Macmillan Group, which operates in over 70 countries worldwide. Stories that communicate the emotional truth of what it's like to be four or fourteen. To ensure that your book proposal winds up in the right hands, please take a moment to review each category to … Recent Titles: Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper; If Sharks Disappeared series by Lily Williams; Red Rover by Richard Ho, illustrated by Katherine Roy; Go With the Flow by Lily WIlliams and Karen Schneemann; Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet by Curtis Manley; illustrated by Jessica Lanan; Three Squeezes by Jason Pratt; illustrated by Chris Sheban;  Bringing Down A President by Andrea Balis and Liz Levy; Beyond Words Young Readers Adaptations by Carl Safina; The Doll’s Eye by Marina Cohen; Works on: Picture books, middle grade novels, and young adult novels. Looking for: Character-driven, literary books with a commercial hook. Macmillan Children’s Books is one of the UK’s leading children’s publishers, creating and publishing absorbing and exciting stories for children of all ages for over 150 years. Arnie the Doughnut. Works on: A little bit of everything, picture books through YA fiction. Recent Titles: Black Girl Unlimited  by Echo Brown; The Spaces Between Us by Stacia Tolman;  Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins by Michelle Meadows, illustrated by Ebony Glenn;  Samuel Morse, That’s Who! Looking for: Picture books and fiction by new and established talent, featuring strong, unique, and unexpected voices/characters, and destined to be "new classics." Our focus is on Indigenous stories that reflect Native people whose Nations are located within the borders of what’s now called the United States and Canada. I’m especially drawn to a hook-y concept, characters that breathe on the page, and unique world-building. Submissions and getting published with Pan Macmillan Australia. Looking for: Curates a specialized list featuring books with a strong voice and point of view. Works on: Picture books and middle grade, fiction and nonfiction. Recent Titles: The Remnant Chronicles (The Kiss of Deception, The Heart of Betrayal, The Beauty of Darkness), Dance of Thieves, and Vow of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson; Lucky Caller by Emma Mills; Light It Up by Kekla Magoon; Little Universes by Heather Demetrios; The Pursuit of Miss Heartbreak Hotel by Moe Bonneau; Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree Chung; It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity by Theresa Thorn and Noah Grigni. Recent Titles: There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool; The Bone Garden by Heather Kassner; Thieves of Weirdwood by William Shivering; Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai; Epic Athletes by Dan Wetzel. Please think of me for middle grade humor, offbeat material not too quirky for its own good, as well as stand-alone and series mysteries, survival stories, and thrillers. Persea Books is an independent, literary publishing house founded in 1975 by Michael Braziller and Karen Braziller, who still own and direct the company. Works on: Picture books, chapter books, middle grade, young adult, and nonfiction projects. Looking for: Middle-grade and YA fiction, particularly historical and sci-fi/fantasy. Thank you for your interest in publishing with Pan Macmillan India. by Tracy Nelson Maurer, illustrated by el Primo Ramon. Works on: Picture books, middle grade, young adult, graphic novels, and nonfiction. Adult Trade Children's College & Academic Magazines & Journals Distributed Publishers Adult Trade If you wish to hear back include a self-addressed stamped envelope in submission. Looking for: HHBYR is hungry for more picture books with series potential; middle grade and YA novels that deal with timely issues in a commercial, speculative, and/or allegorical way; middle grade action-adventure series; middle grade and YA graphic novels; romantic comedies that break boundaries; genre novels that surprise and delight. Looking for: Voices that are funny, poignant, and unpredictable. Our authors and illustrators include Chris Riddell, Hilary McKay, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Frances Hardinge, Tomi Adeyemi, Judy Blume, Roddy Doyle, Eva Ibbotson and many more, with bestselling series such as Treehouse, Moone Boy and Enid Blyton's Adventure series and the forthcoming Adventures on Trains. I also love non-fiction that offers a fresh perspective I acquire the occasional picture book or middle grade novel that catches my eye; I’m drawn to humor and timelessness in these genres. admin 2019-10-23T10:08:35-04:00. Works on: Picture books, chapter books, middle grade, young adult, nonfiction. Looking for: Action-packed, high-stakes fantasy featuring unique magic systems, fresh worldbuilding, and strong prose; affecting, beautifully-written contemporary middle grade; contemporary YA (both the gritty and dark variety as well as quirky and poignant novels); stories about overcoming adversity and prejudice; novels about morally complex characters, including antiheroines/antiheroes.