Children's and Parenting Magazine Editors

These book reviewers and magazine editors have been updated as noted at the end of any listing (10/10). If the contact is vital to you, verify the book reviewer's or editor's name and address before making submissions. Please send us any corrections or additions. Email JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. Thanks. Let's keep this list up-to-date for everyone.


Children's Magazines

Ayesha Reviews. Email: ayesha@ayeshareviews.com. Web: http://www.ayeshareviews.com. Online children's book reviews by teen and tween bloggers. No address, and they solicit authors to advertise (3/11).

Boys' Life Magazine, 1325 W Walnut Hill Lane, P O Box 152079, Irving TX 75015-2079. Web: http://www.boyslife.org. Monthly magazine published by the Boy Scouts of America since 1911 (12/10).

  • Paula Murphey, Senior Editor
  • Brad Riddell, Associate Editor. Acquires for the following departments: science, nature, earth, health, sports, space and aviation, cars, computers, entertainment, pets, health, music.

The Children's Book Review, 41 Laurel Avenue, San Anselmo CA 94960. Web: http://www.thechildrensbookreview.com. Online children's book review (includes paid reviews).

  • Bianca Schulze, Chief Blogger, Reviewer
  • Luisa LaFleur, Lead Blogger, Bilingual Reviewer
  • Amanda Lynch, Associate Blogger, Reviewer

Girls' Life, 4529 Harford Road, Baltimore MD 21214. Email: letters@girlslife.com. Web: http://www.girlslife.com. Monthly magazine aimed at 10 to 15-year-old girls (12/10).

  • Karen Bokram, Founding Editor
  • Katie Abbondanza, Senior Editor. Email: katiea@girlslife.com.
  • Patricia McNamara, Associate Editor

Highlights for Children, 1800 Watermark Drive (43215-1060), P O Box 269, Columbus OH 43216-0269; 614-486-0631.

  • Christine French Clark, Editor, 803 Church Street, Honesdale PA 18431; Fax: 570-251-7847

National Geographic Kids, National Geographic Society, 1145 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20036-4688. Web: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids. Published 10 times per year. Travel and science magazine for children (8/10).

  • Julie Vosburgh Agnone, Executive Editor
  • Catherine Hughes, Science Editor
  • Ann McCormack, Senior Editor, Online

Ranger Rick, National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston VA 20190-5362. Web: http://www.nwf.org. 10 issues per year featured on animal and nature activities for kids, ages 7 to 14. Also publishes Your Big Backyard (ages 4 to 7) and Animal Baby (ages 2 to 4) - (12/10).

Scouting Magazine, Boy Scouts of America, P O Box 152079, Irving TX 75015-2079. Published 5 times a year. Magazine for boy scouts (3/10).

  • Scott Daniels, Managing Editor
  • John Clark, Senior Editor

Seventeen: http://www.seventeen.com

Soap Stone Creek Literary Journal, Marcella Simmons, Editor, 2413 Bethel Road, Logansport LA 71049; 318-564-6031. Email: soapstonecreekjournal@gmail.com. Web: http://www.soapstonecreekjournal.com. A new bimonthly magazine for kids of all ages. Features short stories, essays, poetry, photos, and artwork (1/15).

Stone Soup, P O Box 83, Santa Cruz CA 95063; 800-447--4569. Web: http://www.stonesoup.com. A literary magazine written by children, ages 8 to 13. Includes stories, poems, and art (12/10).

Teen Ink, P O Box 30, Newton MA 02461; 617-964-6800. Email: editor@teenink.com. Web: http://www.teenink.com. Monthly magazine written entirely by teens for teens (1/11).

Wondertime, 47 Pleasant Street, Northampton MA 01060. Email: letters@wondertime.com. Web: http://www.wondertime.com.


Parenting Magazines

American Baby Magazine: http://www.parents.com/american-baby-magazine

Brain, Child, March Press, 101 E Henry Street #A, P O Box 714, Lexington VA 24450; 540-463-4817. Email: editor@brainchildmag.com. Web: http://www.brainchildmag.com. Quarterly magazine for thinking mothers (11/10).

  • Jennifer Niesslein, Editor. Reviewed a number of books by Lorrie Moore (11/10). Also reviewed Lise Eliot's Pink Brain, Blue Brain and Elizabeth Beckwith's Raising the Perfect Child Through Guilt and Manipulation (11/10).
  • Stephanie Wilkinson, Editor
  • Elizabeth Roca, Staff Editor. Has reviewed books for ten years. Reviewed Maryann Lesert's novel Base Ten (11/10).
  • Sarah Wertham Buttenwieser interviewed Abbie Goldberg, author of Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children (11/10).

Family Fun: https://family.disney.com

Mothering, P O Box 1690, Santa Fe NM 87504-1690; 505-984-8116; Fax: 505-986-8335. Email: editorial@mothering.com and letters@mothering.com. Web: http://www.mothering.com. Magazine for mothers and mothers-to-be (12/10).

New Mexico Kids, P O Box 93385, Albuquerque NM 87199; 505-797-2708. Email: kids@newmexicokids.com. Web: http://www.newmexicokids.com. Bimonthly publication for parents (1/11).

  • Nancy Plevin, Editor
  • Nancy Tandberg, Book Review Coordinator; 505-256-9457. Encourages children or classrooms to review books. 6 teens reviewed the following books: Lemony Snicket's 13 Words, the Hatkoff's Leo the Snow Leopard, Jane Smiley's A Good Horse, Chana Stiefel's Forces of Nature, Nic Bishop's Lizards, and Patricia Giff's Zig Zag Kids (1/11).

Parenting Magazine: http://www.parenting.com

Parents Magazine: http://www.parents.com

Pathways to Family Wellness, 327 N Middletown Road, Media PA 19063; 610-565-2360; Fax: 610-565-3567. Email: editor@pathwaystofamilywellness.org. Web: http://www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org. Author guidelines: http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org/author_guidelines.html. Quarterly magazine about family health given as a membership benefit to members of the Holistic Pediatric Association and International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (12/10).

Real Simple Family, Time & Life Building, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020; 212-522-1212; Fax: 212-467-1392. Web: http://www.realsimple.com. Quarterly parenting and family magazine (9/10).

  • Rachel Hardage, Editor
  • Natalie Knoth and Ariana Smith, Editorial Interns. Wrote short note on Time for Dinner by three former editors of Cookie magazine (9/10).

Scholastic Parent & Child, Scholastic Magazines, 557 Broadway, New York NY 10012; 212-343-6100; Fax: 212-343-4801. Web: http://www.scholastic.com. Parenting magazine published 8 times for year (4/10).

  • Nick Friedman, Editor-in-Chief. Email: nfriedman@scholastic.com.
  • Samantha Brody, Associate Editor, Featured tips on cheap eats for good health by Jonny Bowden, author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth (9/09).
  • Susan Hayes, freelance writer. Interviewed Rafe Esquith, author of Lighting Their Fires (9/09).
  • Carolyn Buchanan, Contributing Editor, Toy and Book Reviews (9/09). Reviewed Monica Kulling's It's a Snap!, Judy Schachner's Skippyjon Jones Lost in Space, Matthew Baek's Panda & Polar Bear, and five other books (9/09). Featured to parenting titles: Don't Swallow Your Gum! and 100 Meals for $5 or Less (9/09).
  • Rachel Taaffe, Copy Editor, Book Research (9/09).
  • Dominic Umile, Contributor, CD & DVD Reviews.
  • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/parentandchild

Working Mother Magazine: http://www.workingmother.com



Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.



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