A CHILDREN'S BOOK: SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
... and Our KINDI
for Children's Picture & Children's Book submissions for
ages 2 to 12
CHILDREN'S BOOK manuscripts
can be from minimal words as in a Picture Book to
approximately 55,000 words for a more standard book.
There is an infinite variety of combinations, sizes... and
Most Children's books require imagery particularly if
the aim is 2-6 years olds. Original sketches are best
but inexpensive digital photography is an excellent
means of providing graphics.
We arrange both if needed.
Non-PICTURE BOOK SUBMISSION requirements...
SEND A SINGLE EMAIL and include
the following information
In the SUBJECT
LINE put your surname followed by the TITLE name -
the BODY of the email, place the following in this order,
those items in BOLD are mandatory.
1..Author's FULL Legal Name
2..Penname or nom-de-plume
- the name under which
publication would occur, if any
4..Age or if you prefer, your Age group
<20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, +70
5..Country, city or town, and state or
7..Genre - main genre and sub-genre if any
- we will correct or add if
uncertain eg Fiction/Thriller
8. Target Age group ... 6-9/ 9-12/ Tween/ Teen/Other
yourself in a paragraph or two - not for publication
10..ANY previous publishing
experience selected titles/ dates/ publishers/self published.
a maximum half page single-spaced BLURB or SYNOPSIS,
either as an ATTACHMENT to the email OR if preferred, in the BODY of the email.
Make this a straightforward
analysis, the aim being to give the editor an outline of your
story before reading part or all. Include an overview of your story, the beginning, middle, end and
the climax in as few words as you can. Touch on the basic plot, with major characters and any plot twists – but
very briefly. We need fact at this time - we do not need a PITCH...
that comes later.
PLUS in a separate file as an ATTACHMENT to the email
The completed MANUSCRIPT IN FULL should be on A4 in font
style Times New Roman 12pt or Garamond 12pt, in WORD .doc or .docx,
or PDF formats - in 1.5 or double line
spacing. Do not use any font larger than 18pt --
anywhere. Manuscripts should be spell-checked
PICTURE BOOK SUBMISSION requirements...
For 2-6 up to 12... for detailed KINDI
WITH YOUR CHILDREN'S BOOK
EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS
Within 1-3 weeks, we usually read sufficient to make a decision to REJECT-
If we decide NOT to proceed, we will advise you and destroy
If no rejection is received in that time, you may assume we are proceeding to a
full review, offer and potential publication.
email address for submissions is
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We currently publish more than 150 Titles by 75+ Authors in
Hong Kong, USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Australia, Brazil,
Malaysia, South Africa, Nigeria, Japan, Denmark, Eire, Bulgaria,
Czechoslovakia & New Zealand
Various Rights and sub-Rights are always available