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

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... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 26 days.

Der Feuergriffel

Every two years, the Public Library of Mannheim, in cooperation with the sponsor group of the Public and Music Library of Mannheim, advertises the so-called »F... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 54 days.

Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis

The German children’s literature award is the only state prize for literature and has been awarded annually since 1956 in the categories picture books, children’s bo... Learn More ›

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dtv junior

The Publishing House and its History dtv junior represents notably witty children’s and young adult books that strike a chord with the reader and combine quality and entertainment. Powerful content, individual design and original narrative style are essential elements of the brand. dtv junior was founded in 1971 with the amalgamation of 10 licensing publishers. When the first ten picture and children’s books were published in April 1971, the initial programme incl...

Current awards

Der Lese-Kicker 2018

Die Kreativspieler

Mario Götze, Oliver Nixdorf & Andre Thyret: Marios großer Traum

KIMI Kinderbuchsiegel 2019

Carl Hanser Verlag

Anna Fiske: Alle haben einen Po

Korbinian - Paul-Maar-Preis für junge Talente 2019

FISCHER Sauerländer

Lara Schützsack: Sonne, Moon und Sterne

Kirsten-Boie-Preis 2020

Julia Blesken: Auf dem Weg nach Kolomoro