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

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... Learn More ›

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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 ... Learn More ›

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Der goldene Bücherpirat

The »golden book pirate« is a children’s literature prize for up-and-coming young writers, whose works can be submitted by publishers who are avj members. The ... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 10 days.

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rororo rotfuchs

The Publishing House and its History rowohlt rotfuchs is among the most richly traditional programs for children and young adults in German-speaking countries. Founded in 1972 by Uwe Wandrey, rotfuchs soon became synonymous with committed, contemporary literature for children and young adults. In its over 40 years, rotfuchs has produced children's book heroes such as Markus Osterwalder's «Bobo Siebenschläfer» or Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's «Der kleine Vampir». rotfuchs is also the home of the l...

Current awards

Der Meefisch 2019

Arena Verlag

Magdalena Skala: Sachen. Mein 200-Bilder-Buch

Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreise der Stadt Wien 2019

Tyrolia Verlag

Melanie Laibl und Lili Richter: So ein Mist. Von Müll, Abfall und Co.

Goldene Leslie 2019

Arena Verlag

June Perry: White Maze

Volkacher Taler 2019

Christine Paxmann