Submissions Books for Children

All submissions 

  • Double-space your work. 
  • Use a regular font - Times new Roman,  Arial, Calibri point 12. Indent paragraphs but do not  insert an extra line break. If possible use the Word tool for creating paragraphs. See special instructions down below for picture books.  (You may use a PDF for picture books)  
  • Put the title and your name as you would like it in the byline in the header and your legal name and full contact details including email and page numbers in the footer.
  • Tell us about your use of social  media, providing handles where appropriate and how you might be able to help market the book. (Up to 500 words)            

Picture books 

If you are a writer / illustrator or writer illustrator team

Submit the whole story and three sample pictures in one document. Indicate where you think page breaks would be. You may wish to submit as a PDF to show us your suggested layout.  

 Submit through Duosuma  


If you are just a writer  

 Provide the whole text as described above. You may suggest pictures and page breaks if you wish.

 Submit through Duosuma 

Emergent reader texts and novels up to 20,000 words

Provide the whole text as described above.

Submit through Duosuma


Books for Ages 7-10 

Provide a synopsis and the first three chapters or up to 20,000 word, whichever is the shorter, as described above.    
Submit through Duosuma

Teen and YA 

Please see our sister site, TRT Publishing.


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