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

Deutsch-Französischer Jugendliteraturpreis

The german-french youth book award is the only prize for contemporary youth fiction literature in Germany and France. It is awarded every year by the ...

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Korbinian - Paul-Maar-Preis für junge Talente

This annual »newcomers award« was initiated in 2009 by the Deutsche Akademie für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur e.V. Entries are invited from authors and illustrators who...

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Serafina - Nachwuchspreis Illustration

Since 2009, the Deutsche Akademie für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur (German Academy for Children's Literature) has dedicated more and more awards to young German-language authors and i...

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