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Peachtree accepting picture book submissions

November 10, 2017

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  November is Picture Book Month To celebrate, watch this space for the hottest markets for submitting your picture book manuscript.   This week’s featured PB publisher is Peachtree Publishers, an independently owned trade book publisher based in Atlanta, GA. Peachtree specializes in quality children’s books, from board books to picture books to young adult […]

November is Picture Book Month

November 1, 2017

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To celebrate Picture Book Month, watch this space for the hottest markets for submitting your picture book manuscript. This week it’s Albert Whitman & Company. Based in Park Ridge, Illinois, they have been publishing award-winning children’s books since 1919. Best known for the classic Boxcar Children Mysteries series, this publisher has recently expanded into trade […]

Children’s publishers now accepting manuscripts

August 15, 2017

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OnStage Publishing publishes children’s chapter books, middle grade and young adult novels. They do not publish picture books, short stories or poetry. Word length Chapter books: 3,000 to 9,000 words Middle-grade novels: 10,000 to 40,000 words Young adult novels: 40,000 to 60,000 words Query by email or send full manuscript by snail mail. For more […]

Review: Summer on Earth

August 1, 2017

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Summer on Earth By Peter Thompson Persnickety Press August 2017 296 pages One summer night just before bed, 11-year old Grady Johnson made a wish upon a shooting star. Or so he thought. The star was actually a small alien spaceship crash landing near the creek on his farm. Ralwil Turth, the pilot and only […]

Review: Dirt

June 1, 2017

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Dirt By Denise Orenstein Scholastic Press July 2017 224 pages Pippi Longstocking meets Black Beauty in this satisfying summer read. Eleven-year old Yonder lives with her dad in a little crooked house in Shelter, Vermont. When her mom died four years earlier her dad said, “We can choose to stop moving up that rocky path […]

No agent needed at Regal House Publishing

May 24, 2017

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Regal House Publishing is an independent press located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Their imprint Fitzroy Books publishes middle grade, young adult and new adult fiction. Pact Press is their social impact imprint featuring books that promote diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. Regal House offers an alternative to traditional publishing or self-publishing for literary fiction authors. They […]

Review: Fish Girl

May 17, 2017

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Fish Girl Written by Donna Jo Napoli & David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner Clarion Books March 2017 192 pages Napoli and Wiesner team up for this graphic novel, which is a modern-day slant on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” Fish Girl is the main attraction at Ocean Wonders. Not just any boardwalk aquarium, […]