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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 Editors and Book Publishers: Children's and Parenting Books - S

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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Safkhet Publishing, William Banks Sutton, 149 Vinery Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3DS, United Kingdom; 44-1223-244054. Email: info@safkhetpublishing.com. Web: http://www.safkhetpublishing.com. New publisher: Our list at this point includes the following trade subjects: travel books, fantasy, science fiction, children's books, biography, history and cooking.

St. Martin's, Sheila Curry Oaks, Editor, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 212-674-5151. Web: http://www.stmartins.com. Parenting titles.

Sasquatch Books, 1904 Third Avenue #710, Seattle WA 98101; 206-467-4300; Fax: 206-467-4301. Web: http://www.sasquatchbooks.com. Regional books, cookbooks, children's books.

Scholastic Press, Richard Scrivener, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Andrea Pinkney, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Eleni Beja, Associate Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Amy Griffin, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Erin Black, Assistant Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Rotem Moscovich, Associate Editor, Cartwheel Books, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

 

Scholastic Press, Liz Szabla, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Jody Corbett, Associate Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Tracy Mack, Senior Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Uitgeverij Vassallucci, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Macarena Salas, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

Scholastic Press, Anica Rissi, Editor, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com. Young adult novels.

Scholastic Press, David Levithan, Editor, Push Imprint, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012-3919; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-389-3063. Web: http://www.scholastic.com.

School Zone Publishing, Lisa Carmona, Executive Editor, 1819 Industrial Drive, P O Box 777, Grand Haven MI 49417; 616-846-5030; 800-253-0564; 616-846-6181. Web: http://www.schoolzone.com. Educational materials for children in preschool through sixth grade.

Scobre Press, Brett Hodus, Editor.

Scroll & Clipboard Publications, Frederic Talton, Publisher, P O Box 43564, Chicago IL 60643; 708-285-1510. Web: http://www.scrollandclipboard.com. New publisher.

Seedling Publications, Editor, 20 W Kanawha Avenue, Columbus OH 43214-1432. Web: http://www.seedlingpub.com. "Seedling Publications is dedicated to the creation of high quality early literacy books that truly support the beginning reader. The intent is to provide a child-sized book for a child-sized task; one where success is guaranteed. We are an education-niche publisher producing quality materials that have the appeal of literature in both story and art."

Silver Moon Press, Hope Killcoyne, Editorial Director, 160 Fifth Avenue #622, New York NY 10010-7003; 212-242-6499; 800-874-3320; Fax: 212-242-6799. Web: http://www.silvermoonpress.com. Books for the trade, library, and institutional markets.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, David Gale, Editorial Director, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Justin Chanda, Associate Publisher, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Emily Thomas, Senior Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Alexander Cooper, Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com.

Simon & Schuster Children's UK, Venetia Gosling, Editor. Email: venetia.gosling@simonandschuster.co.uk. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.co.uk. They will not respond to email queries.

Simon Scribbles, Editorial Director, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com. New imprint of coloring and activity books.

Simon Pulse, Jennifer Klonsky, Executive Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com. Teen paperback line.

Simon Pulse, Sangeeta Mehta, Associate Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com. Teen paperback line.

Simon Spotlight, Sonali Fry, Editorial Director, Simon & Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonsayskids.com. Also Little Simon Inspirations.

Simon Spotlight, Emily Fischer, Senior Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com.

Simon Spotlight, Karen Sargent, Executive Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.simonandschuster.com or http://www.simonsayskids.com.

Skyhorse Publishing, Tony Lyons, Publisher, 307 West 36th Street, 11th Floor, New York NY 10018; 212-643-6816; Fax: 212-643-6819. Email: submissions@skyhorsepublishing.com. Web: http://www.skyhorsepublishing.com. They publish children's books under their Sky Pony Press imprint.

Sleeping Bear Press, Heather Hughes, Executive Editor, 310 N Main Street #300, P O Box 20, Chelsea MI 48118; 734-475-4411; Fax: 734-475-0787. Email: heather@sleepingbearpress.com. Web: http://www.sleepingbearpress.com.

Small Bear Press, Gavin Grant.

Small Dogma Publishing, Matt Porricelli, P O Box 91023, Lakeland FL 33804. Email: submissions@smalldogma.com and editor@smalldogma.com. Web: http://www.smalldogma.com. We are dedicated to making a difference and are always looking for new manuscripts that entertain, teach, challenge, inform or inspire: poetry, fiction, sci-fi, self-help, action/adventure, suspense, juveniles, and short story collections.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, Steve Geck, Editorial Manager, 232 Madison Avenue #1100, New York NY 10016; 630-212-1701; Fax: 212-594-2289. Web: http://www.sourcebooks.com. All ages and genres of children's books.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, Aubrey Poole, Associate Editor, 232 Madison Avenue #1100, New York NY 10016; 630-212-1701; Fax: 212-594-2289. Web: http://www.sourcebooks.com. Children's books primarily in middle grade, in addition to young adult titles.

Standard Publishing, 8121 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45231. Christian children's books.

Star Bright Books, Attn: Submissions, 13 Landsdowne Street, Cambridge MA 02139; 617-354-1300; Fax: 617-354-1399. Email: info@starbrightbooks.com. Web: http://www.starbrightbooks.com.

Starscape, Jonathan Schmidt, Editor, Tor, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010; 212-388-0100; Fax: 212-388-1091. Web: http://www.tor.com and http://www.starscapebooks.com. Young adult fantasy line.

Sterling Publishing, Brooke Dworkin, Editor, 387 Park Avenue South, New York NY 10016-8810; 212-532-7160; Fax: 212-213-2495. Web: http://www.sterlingpub.com.

Sterling Publishing, Heather Quinlan, Editor, 387 Park Avenue South, New York NY 10016-8810; 212-532-7160; Fax: 212-213-2495. Web: http://www.sterlingpub.com.

Storey Kids, 210 Mass Moca Way, North Adams MA 01247; 413-346-2100; 800-793-9396; Fax: 413-346-2196. Web: http://www.storey.com.

SupperTime Entertainment, Liz Stahler, Executive Vice President; 310-454-8825. Email: liz@suppertimentertainment.com. Web: http://www.suppertimentertainment.com. A multi-faceted children's entertainment company which serves as a literary agency, book publishing company, marketing resource, and TV development company.

Sylvan Dell Publishing, Donna German, Editor, 976 Houston Northcutt Boulevard #3, Mount Pleasant SC 29464; 843-971-6722; 877-958-2600; Fax: 843-216-3804. Email: DonnaGerman@SylvanDellPublishing.com. Web: http://www.SylvanDellPublishing.com. New publisher of children's illustrated books.

For children's book editors and publishers - TUV


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