Category: Children’s Books

  • How Children’s Book Authors can Land Agents image of tag icon

    Guest Post by Vicky Weber If you’ve decided on traditional publishing for your children’s book, you may be considering a literary agent to represent you. The thing is…you don’t just hire a literary agent—they have to accept you! But that can be trickier than you’d think. In this post, we’ll answer your burning questions about how […]

    February 21, 2023

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  • Book Marketing Ideas for Children’s Book Authors image of tag icon

    Guest Post by Vicky Weber When I first started in the publishing industry, I was surprised to find that most children’s book authors had no idea how to market their books. That’s understandable, since they’re writers, not marketers—but it’s also a big reason why so many children’s books go unnoticed in the sea of publications. […]

    January 27, 2023

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  • How Much Does it Cost to Self-Publish a Children’s Book? image of tag icon

    So you’re thinking about self publishing your children’s book, but you’re a little worried about how much it will cost you. That’s totally understandable. You don’t want to get too deep into the process and then realize that you can’t afford to finish. What I’ll do in this post is lay out the average costs […]

    May 26, 2022

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  • Top 20 Children’s Book Agents in 2022 image of tag icon

    If you want to write for kids, then you’re in luck! Every year, children’s books produce almost two billion dollars of revenue, and the market is only getting bigger each year. But with great size comes great competition. You’ll need an excellent agent to get your book published. Right now, agents from New York to […]

    January 3, 2020

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  • How to Write a Children’s Book in 12 Steps (From an Editor) image of tag icon

    As a children’s book editor, I’ve helped hundreds of authors write, edit and publish their children’s book. Anyone can sit down and dash out a children’s book, and with a little help and guidance, yours can be good enough to earn the attention of thousands of children. And nothing beats the feeling of holding your […]

    February 2, 2019

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  • 30 Children’s Book Publishers Eager for Your Book image of tag icon

    The 30 children’s book publishers below all have one important thing in common: they are accepting submissions directly from authors. Since many children’s publishers only accept from agents, this list should save you hundreds of hours combing through the submission guidelines of every children’s publisher on earth. And here’s a bonus! You won’t even have to […]

    March 15, 2016

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  • 10 Ways Kids Can Learn Creative Writing image of tag icon

    I’m a writer and a parent, and fellow parents email me all the time, asking how they can help their kid become a creative writer. It’s not like these parents are pushing their kids into creative writing. Far from it. Their kid is writing stories at nighttime, under the covers with flashlight, and filling notebooks with […]

    March 12, 2016

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