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Publisher Information

Clarion Books

(Imprint of Houghton Mifflin Company)

Clarion Books publishes picture books, nonfiction, and fiction for infants through grade 12. Clarion is looking for quality and well-executed ideas. Clarion Books began publishing children's fiction and picture books in 1965 with a list of six titles. In 1979 it was bought by and became an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Company. Since then the list has expanded to nearly sixty titles a year and includes nonfiction as well as fiction and picture books. In 1987 Clarion received its first Newbery Honor Medal, for On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer, and in 1988 it had its first Newbery Medal winner, Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman. Since then Clarion books have received children's book honors and awards nearly every year. Clarion's award-winning titles include The Three Pigs (2002 Caldecott Medal), Tuesday (Caldecott Medal), and Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor), all written and illustrated by David Wiesner; A Single Shard (2002 Newbery Medal) by Linda Sue Park; The Midwife's Apprentice (Newbery Medal) and Catherine Called Birdy (Newbery Honor), both by Karen Cushman; Sir Walter Ralegh and The Quest for El Dorado (the inaugural Sibert Medal) by Marc Aronson; and My Rows and Piles of Coins (Coretta Scott King Honor for illustration) by Tololwa M. Mollel, illustrated by E. B. Lewis.

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: board books, picture books, biographies, non-fiction, fiction, poetry and fairy tales for ages 5-15

Main Address: 215 Park Avenue South
New York NY 10003 USA
Phone: 212-420-5800
Fax: 212-420-5850
Updated 9/27/2008

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Manuscript SubmissionsPolicy: For fiction and picture books, send complete manuscript. Will reply if interested. No need to send self addressed, stamped envelope/
Contact Information:Ms. Dinah Stevenson
Associate Publisher
Clarion Books
215 Park Avenue South
New York New York 10003
USA
children'sbooks@hmco.com
Phone:
212-420-5889
Updated 11/27/2006
Contact Information:Ms. Jennifer Wingertzhan
Associate Publisher
Clarion Books
215 Park Avenue South
New York NY 10003
USA
children'sbooks@hmco.com
Phone:
212-420-5889
Updated 10/10/2008
Illustrator SubmissionsPolicy:
Color prints, printed pieces, and copies are preferred. We are always looking for artists with a passion for illustrating for children. ... More
Contact Information:Ms. Joann Hill
Art Director
joann_hill@hmco.com
Updated 5/31/2007
Fiction SubmissionsPolicy: same as manuscript
Non-Fiction SubmissionsPolicy: for non-fiction, send query with up to 3 sample chapters. inlclude sase.
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1. Flotsam (Hardcover)
    Author: David Wiesner
    Illustrator: David Wiesner
Ages 4-8 09/04/2006
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1,550 Reviews  
2. The Three Pigs (Hardcover)
    Author: David Wiesner
Ages 4-8 04/23/2001
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966 Reviews  
3. The Wednesday Wars (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Ages 9-12 05/18/2009
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79 Reviews  
4. Christmas Wombat (Hardcover)
    Author: Jackie French
    Illustrator: Bruce Whatley
Ages 4-8 10/16/2012
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61 Reviews  
5. An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Ep...
    Author: Jim Murphy
Ages 4-8 06/23/2003
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375 Reviews  
6. The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne (Hardc...
    Author: Catherine Reef
Young Adult 10/23/2012
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119 Reviews  
7. The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story (Paperback)
    Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Ages 9-12 06/18/2007
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650 Reviews  
8. Stepping on the Cracks (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Mary Downing Hahn
(Unknown)  03/23/2009
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59 Reviews  
9. A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Linda Sue Park
Ages 9-12 11/15/2010
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37 Reviews  
10. The Christmas Tugboat: How the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Came to...
    Author: George Matteson, Adele Ursone
    Illustrator: James E. Ransome
Ages 4-8 10/30/2012
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19 Reviews  
11. What Do Authors Do? (Hardcover)
    Author: Eileen Christelow
Ages 4-8 09/09/1995
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5 Reviews  
12. Those Darn Squirrels and the Cat Next Door (Hardcover)
    Author: Adam Rubin
    Illustrator: Daniel Salmieri
Ages 4-8 05/02/2011
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121 Reviews  
13. A Single Shard (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Linda Sue Park
Ages 9-12 04/23/2001
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160 Reviews  
14. Art & Max (Hardcover)
    Author: David Wiesner
Ages 4-8 10/04/2010
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452 Reviews  
15. A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story (Hardcover)
    Author: Linda Sue Park
Ages 9-12 11/15/2010
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16. The Midwife's Apprentice (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Karen Cushman
Ages 9-12 03/27/1995
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155 Reviews  
17. Okay for Now (Hardcover)
    Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Young Adult 04/05/2011
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3,281 Reviews  
18. Those Darn Squirrels! (Hardcover)
    Author: Adam Rubin
    Illustrator: Daniel Salmieri
Ages 4-8 09/08/2008
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310 Reviews  
19. What Came from the Stars (Hardcover)
    Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Ages 9-12 09/04/2012
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301 Reviews  
20. Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (Newbery Honor Book) (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Young Adult 05/24/2004
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51 Reviews  
21. The Old Willis Place (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Ages 9-12 08/20/2007
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30 Reviews  
22. On My Honor (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Marion Dane Bauer
Ages 9-12 09/22/1986
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151 Reviews  
23. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Fri...
    Author: Russell Freedman
Ages 9-12 06/19/2012
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70 Reviews  
24. Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor Book) (Hardcover)
    Author: David Wiesner
    Illustrator: David Wiesner
Ages 4-8 09/20/1999
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354 Reviews  
25. Catherine, Called Birdy (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Karen Cushman
Ages 9-12 05/23/1994
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307 Reviews  
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