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Philomel Books

(Imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group)

Philomel Books was created in the early 1980s from World Publishing Books for Young People, by Editor and Publisher Ann Beneduce. Philomel is headed today by Vice President and Publisher Michael Green, who joined the imprint thirteen years ago as an editorial assistant and never left. Philomel still looks toward fostering a love of reading in children and young adults.Publishing books and ideas that celebrate a child's potential?indeed, human potential?in worlds past and present is Philomel's goal.

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: fiction and non-fiction for all ages - picture, middle-grade, young readers, young adult

Main Address: 345 Hudson Street
New York NY 10014 USA
Phone: 212 414-3610
Fax: 212 414-3395
Updated 1/9/2012

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Manuscript SubmissionsPolicy:
From their website: * Entire picture book manuscripts * A maximum of 10 pages for longer works (novels, easy-to-reads) from th... More
Contact Information:Mr. Michael Green
President & Publisher
Philomel Books
345 Hudson Street
New York NY 10014
Updated 9/21/2009
Illustrator SubmissionsPolicy: for illustrations, query with samples, send resume and tearsheets. samples returned with sase.
Fiction SubmissionsPolicy:
fiction length - picture books - 1000 words young readers - 1500 words middle readers - 14,000 words young adult - 20,000 wo... More
Non-Fiction SubmissionsPolicy: None
Photographer SubmissionsPolicy: same as illustrator above
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Title, Creators, Comments / Reviews Ages Date Published
1. The Day the Crayons Quit (Hardcover)
    Author: Drew Daywalt
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
(Unknown)  06/27/2013
5,816 Reviews  
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board book)
    Author: Eric Carle
Baby−PreK 03/23/1994
8,638 Reviews  
3. The Hunters: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 3 (Hardcover)
    Author: John Flanagan
Ages 9-12 10/30/2012
871 Reviews  
4. Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
(Unknown)  10/14/2014
648 Reviews  
5. This Moose Belongs to Me (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Ages 4-8 11/13/2012
560 Reviews  
6. The Invaders: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 2 (Hardcover)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
Ages 9-12 05/01/2012
649 Reviews  
7. Owl Moon (Hardcover)
    Author: Jane Yolen
Ages 4-8 10/23/1987
1,599 Reviews  
8. Stuck (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Ages 4-8 11/10/2011
945 Reviews  
9. Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles) (Hardcover)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
(Unknown)  07/15/2014
519 Reviews  
10. Dream Snow (Hardcover)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Ages 4-8 09/25/2000
213 Reviews  
11. The Little Engine That Could (Hardcover)
    Author: Watty Piper
    Illustrator: Loren Long
Baby−PreK 09/27/2005
1,352 Reviews  
12. Fantasy League (Hardcover)
    Author: Mike Lupica
(Unknown)  09/16/2014
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13. An Otis Christmas (Hardcover)
    Author: Loren Long
    Illustrator: Loren Long
(Unknown)  10/22/2013
101 Reviews  
14. My Very First Library (Board book)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Ages 4-8 09/07/2006
119 Reviews  
15. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse (Hardcover)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Ages 4-8 10/04/2011
281 Reviews  
16. The Invaders: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 2 (Kindle Edition)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
(Unknown)  05/01/2012
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17. Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles Book 4) (Kindle Edition)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
(Unknown)  07/15/2014
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18. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (MINIATURE EDITION) (Hardcover)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Baby−PreK 03/06/1986
8,195 Reviews  
19. True Legend (Hardcover)
    Author: Mike Lupica
Ages 9-12 09/04/2012
229 Reviews  
20. The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 (Hardcover)
    Author: John Flanagan
Ages 9-12 11/01/2011
834 Reviews  
21. The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 (Kindle Edition)
    Author: John Flanagan
(Unknown)  11/01/2011
50 Reviews  
22. How to Catch a Star (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Baby−PreK 06/03/2004
468 Reviews  
23. Redwall (Redwall, Book 1) (Paperback)
    Author: Brian JACQUES
    Illustrator: Gary Chalk
Young Adult 09/30/2002
3,786 Reviews  
24. La oruga muy hambrienta: Board Book (Spanish Edition) (Board book)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
(Unknown)  09/16/2002
4,680 Reviews  
25. The Very Busy Spider (Board Book) (Board book)
    Author: Eric Carle
Baby−PreK 08/16/1995
865 Reviews  
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