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

Manfred-Mai-Preis für Kinderliteratur

Der Kinderbuchautor Manfred Mai lobt 2019 anlässlich seines 70. Geburtstags einen mit 2500 Euro dotierten „Manfred-Mai-Preis für Kinderliteratur“ aus. Eingereicht werden können Bücher, die besonder... Learn More ›

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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 ›

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Katholischer Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreis

The Catholic children’s and young adult book prize is awarded by the German Bishops’ Conference to promote religious literature for children and young adults. Elig... Learn More ›

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The Publishing House and its History Carlsen Publishing was founded in 1953 by Per Hjald Carlsen as a subsidiary of the Danish publishing company Illustrationsforlaget/PIB. 1954 saw the first Pixi books published in the now universally recognised 10x10 cm format. With a total circulation to date of more than 480 million copies, ›Pixi‹ is the most successful picture book series in history. In 1967 Carlsen encouraged German social acceptance of comics with the intr...

Current awards

Buchsommer-Leserpreis Sachsen 2019

Coppenrath Verlag

Katrin Lankers: Zurück auf Gestern

Evangelischer Buchpreis 2019


Nora Krug: Heimat

Moerser Jugendbuch-Jury 2019

cbj Verlag

Jennifer L. Armentrout: Und wenn es kein Morgen gibt

Hamburger Bilderbuchpreis 2019

Ulrike Jänichen: Zug der Fische