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

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 ›

Announcement ends in 10 days.


This award honors the best German-language children’s or young adult crime fiction. The jury is composed of five authors and four young adults. Learn More ›

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Evangelischer Buchpreis

The German association of Protestant booksellers, Deutscher Verband Evangelischer Büchereien, awards this Protestant book prize for a German-language book. Since 2002, the association has awarded t... Learn More ›

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Dorling Kindersley

The Publishing House and its History Dorling Kindersley Verlag GmbH (DK) is a subsidiary of Dorling Kindersley Ltd., one of the leading illustrated reference publishers worldwide and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1st, 2013. DK produces highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children in 62 languages and over 85 countries. The German branch has been publishing books since since 2000. DK’s aim is to inform, enrich and entertain readers of...

Current awards

Serafina - Nachwuchspreis Illustration 2020

NordSüd Verlag

Linda Schwalbe: Ida und die Welt hinterm Kaiserzipf

Hamburger Tüddelband 2020

Preisträger: Paul Maar

Schweizer Kinder- und Jugendmedienpreis 2020

Edition Moderne

Nando von Arb: 3 Väter

Friedolin 2019

Gerstenberg Verlag

Maja Nielsen: Tatort Eden 1919