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

Der Lese-Kicker

Since 214 LitCam awards the »Lese-Kicker« for the best soccer childrens book. The award is endowed with 1.500 Euro. Target audience for the nominated books are children be... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 9 days.

Deutscher Gartenbuchpreis

Der Deutsche Gartenbuchpreis, präsentiert von STIHL, wird von Schloss Dennenlohe in sieben Kategorien jährlich vergeben. Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 12 days.


Der Kirsten-Boie-Preis wird alle zwei Jahre von einer unabhängigen und überregionalen Jury vergeben. Er ist mit 5.000 Euro dotiert und geht zusätzlich einher mit ein... Learn More ›

Announcement ends in 24 days.

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Arbeitsgemeinschaft von Jugendbuchverlagen

About us The avj is the professional association of publishers of German-language children’s and young adult literature and also audiovisual media, calendars, »book plus« products and much more besides for children and young people. It was founded in 1950 with a membership of 13 and today numbers just under 100 publishing companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The avj board of directors comprises four honorary members from the publishing industry, who are supp...

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