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Children's book author Madeleine L'Engle was in her 40s when her children's fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time was finally published. Originally rejected by 26 book publishers, it won the Newberry Award. The book is a perennial bestseller.


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Book Marketing 105: Choosing a Book Distribution System - This vital mini-guide includes criteria for deciding how you will distribute your books. Also includes complete information on 30 distributors, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library wholesalers, and 23 Spanish-language wholesalers. Plus a sample book distribution contract. Ebook download, $30.00.
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Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features 740 stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.
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Book Editors and Book Publishers: Children's and Parenting Books - Q & R

Learn how to submit to book publishers before sending them anything. Do not send an entire manuscript. Send a query letter or book proposal.

To learn more, read one of these books: Michael Larson's How to Write a Book Proposal, Jeff Herman's Write the Perfect Book Proposal, W. Terry Whalin's Book Proposals That Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success, or Stephen Mettee's The Fast-Track Course on How to Write a Non-Fiction Book Proposal.

Please let us know if any of the following editor names, address, phone numbers, emails, etc. change. That's one way we can keep this up-to-date for everyone. Email: JohnKremer@BookMarket.com.


Business Book Editors / Cookbook Editors / Health Book Editors
New Fiction Editors / Reference & Humor Book Editors
Religious & Inspirational Book Editors / Sports Book Editors

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Quail Ridge Press, Gwen McKee, Editor, P O Box 123, Brandon MS 39043; 800-343-1583; Fax: 800-864-1082. Email: info@quailridge.com. Web: http://www.quailridge.com. Publishes cookbooks, the Mississippi mystery series, some children's books.

Quercus, Suzy Jenvey, Children's Publisher, London, England.

 

Random Books for Young Readers, Wendy Loggia, Executive Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Email: WLoggia@randomhouse.com. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. YA novels. Also buys for Delacorte Children's.

Random Books for Young Readers, Suzy Capozzi, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor. New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. YA novels.

Random House Children's Books, Mallory Loehr, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Heidi Kilgras, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Jennifer Arena, Executive Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Jack Lienke, Assistant Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Diane Landolf, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Nick Eliopulos, Associate Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Annie Eaton, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Kelly Cauldwell, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.

Random House Children's Books, Kate Klimo, Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. Also buys for Golden Books.

Random House Trade Paperbacks, Jill Schwartzman, Senior Editor, 1745 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. Jill is working on finding new voices for younger readers.

Raven Tree Press, 200 S Washington Street #306, Green Bay WI 54301. Web: http://www.raventreepress.com.

Razorbill, Liesa Abrams, Editor, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Email: liesa.abrams@us.penguingroup.com. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com. Young adult novels.

Razorbill, Eloise Flood, Editor, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Email: eloise.flood@us.penguingroup.com. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com. Young adult novels.

Razorbill, Kristen Pettit, Editor, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com. Young adult novels. Has bought first novels.

Reader's Digest Children's Books, Sherry Gerstein, Editorial Manager, 1 Readers Digest Road, Pleasantville NY 10570-7000; 914-244-4800; Fax: 914-244-4880. Web: http://www.rd.com.

Red Rattle Books, Richard Eoin Nash, Soft Skull Press, 107 Norfolk Street, New York NY 10002; 212-673-2502; Fax: 212-673-0787. Email: richard@softskull.com. Web: http://www.softskull.com. The new children's imprint for this publisher. Favors fantasies.

Redleaf Press, Eileen Nelson, 450 N Syndicate #5, St. Paul MN 55104; 612-641-6629; Fax: 612-645-0990. 310 titles. Specialties: early childhood, child care.

Regnery Kids, Diane Reeves, Managing Editor, One Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 10001; 202-216-0601, ext 442; Fax: 202-216-0612. Web: http://www.littlepatriotspress.com. Also Little Patriots Press.

Richer Resources Publications, Victoria Smith, Editor, 1926 N Woodrow Street, Arlington VA 22207; 800-856-3060; Fax: 703-276-0193. Email: editor@richerresourcespublications.com. Web: http://www.richerresourcespublications.com. Gift books, poetry books, classics, art, finance, and children's titles.

Roaring Brook Press, Neal Porter, Editor, The Millbrook Press, 2 Old New Milford Road, Brookfield CT 06804; 203-740-2220; 800-462-4703; Fax: 203-740-8412. Web: http://www.millbrookpress.com.

Roaring Brook Press, Deirdre Langeland, Senior Editor, The Millbrook Press, 2 Old New Milford Road, Brookfield CT 06804; 203-740-2220; 800-462-4703; Fax: 203-740-8412. Web: http://www.millbrookpress.com.

Roaring Brook Press, Deborah Brodie, Editor, Deborah Brodie Books, 2 Old New Milford Road, Brookfield CT 06804; 203-740-2220; 800-462-4703; Fax: 203-740-8412. Web: http://www.millbrookpress.com.

Rodale Books, Heather Jackson, Executive Editor, Women's Health Books Group, 400 S Tenth Street, Emmaus PA 18098; 610-967-8775; Fax: 610-967-8962. Web: http://www.rodale.com. Parenting titles.

Rosen Publishing Group, Roger Rosen, President, PowerKids Press, 29 East 21st Street, New York NY 10010; 212-777-3017; Fax: 212-777-0277. Web: http://www.powerkidspress.com.

Running Press Kids, Kelli Chipponeri, Editor, 125 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19103-4399; 215-567-5080; 800-345-5359; Fax: 215-568-2919. Web: http://www.runningpress.com.

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