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Get Published

Get Published: The Writing for Children Kit

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Interested in getting your children’s book published? Here’s all you need to know!

The kit includes:

  • Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books: A Guide To Getting Published - practical advice on submitting manuscripts and portfolios, an outline of copyright procedures and background material on the Canadian children's publishing industry
  • Publishers' List - A list of Canadian children's publishers currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts
  • Best Books for Kids & Teens - our essential guide to the best Canadian children's books, magazines, video, CD-ROM and audio
  • Canadian Children's Book News - our quarterly magazine is packed with reviews for recommended books, author and illustrator interviews and profiles of publishers and bookstores.
Price: $18.95

Publishers' List

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A list of Canadian children's publishers currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts and artwork. This list was updated in October 2014.

Please Note: If you are purchasing Get Published! The Writing for Children's Kit, this list is included in that purchase.

Price: $3.95

So You Want to Get Published! Seminar (Saturday, October 24, 2015)

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What does it take to get a children’s book published? What are children’s book publishers looking for? How do booksellers pick the books they sell? Let our panel of experts show you what you need to do to get your manuscript published!

Our panel of industry professionals will include Tara Walker (Publisher, Penguin Random House Canada Children’s Publishing Group), Lynne Missen (Publishing Director, Penguin Canada Young Readers), Maria Martella (Owner, Tinlids Inc.), author-illustrators Ruth Ohi and Kevin Sylvester, and others.

Price: $100.00