The Online Catalogue of the German Speaking Children's Books Publishers

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You want to get information on children's books publishers in the German speaking realm? You are looking for the right contact person in the publishing house? On our website www.kinder-und-jugendbuch-verlage.de you'll find all you need on this topic and a bit more!

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Here you get to know the German speaking children's books publishers. You get a summary on their program, their authors and illustrators and contacts in the publishing houses.

The Publishers


Here you find a listing of institutions which occupy themselves with children's literature. In addition you'll get more information on how to submit your manuscript.

Adresses & Tips


Here you find the current events of publishers.

All events

Current announcements

Zürcher Kinderbuchpreis

The Zurich Children's Book Prize is awarded anually in the context of "Zurich reads". The jury allocates an outstanding, original german-speaking children's book, ... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 4 days.

Peter-Härtling-Preis für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur der Stadt Weinheim

This biennial children’s and young adult literature award of the town of Weinheim was first sponsored by Beltz & Gelberg publishing house in 1984 on th... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 42 days.

Josef-Guggenmos-Preis für Kinderlyrik

According to the Deutsche Akademie für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur (German Academy for Children's Literature), this award is the first for poetry for children in G... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 65 days.

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NordSüd Verlag

The Publishing House and its History From North to South – The Swiss publising house has been creating books for children everywhere for over 50 years. With around 40 new titles per year we offer a wide range of high-quality illustrated books and stories for children aged 2 - 8. Working with the best illustrators and authors from around the globe and always on the lookout for new talent. Through our imprint NorthSouth Books we ar...

Current awards

Der Deutsche Hörbuchpreis - Kategorie Kinderhörbuch 2017

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Ute Krause: Im Labyrinth der Lügen (Interpret Stefan Kaminski)

Deutscher Gartenbuchpreis 2018

Bohem Press

Kristina Digmann: Floras Atelier

Heinrich-Wolgast-Preis 2017

Verlagsgruppe Oetinger

Martin Petersen: Exit Sugartown

Buch des Jahres Preis der Literatur-Couch 2018

Thienemann-Esslinger Verlag

Nacht über Frost Hollow Hall : Emma Carroll