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Boyds Mills Press

(Imprint of Highlights)

Boyds Mills Press, the trade division of Highlights for Children, Inc., was launched in 1990. Publishing books was a logical step for Highlights, which has a long tradition of helping children develop a love of reading. Boyds Mills Press publishes books that enlighten and entertain, reaching children primarily through bookstores, libraries, and schools. Respect for children is among the highest priorities when we acquire a manuscript. We aim to publish good stories with lasting value. We avoid the trend and never publish a book simply to fill a market need. We believe in and are committed to publishing and exposing young readers to the best literature available in other countries, cultures, and languages. We believe in new voices. Finally, we believe books should be beautiful to look at and to hold.

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: activity, picture books and fiction for 9-12 year olds.

Main Address: 815 Church Street
Honesdale Pennsylvania 18431 USA
Phone: 570-253-1164 or (800) 490-5111
Fax: 570-253-0179
Updated 3/15/2010

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Manuscript SubmissionsPolicy:
Please submit your manuscript with a cover letter of relevant information, including your own experience with writing and publishing. La... More
Contact Information:Ms. Jeanna DeLuca
Manuscript Coordinator
Boyds Mills Press
815 Church Street
Honesdale PA 18431
Updated 1/15/2007
Illustrator SubmissionsPolicy: Looking especially for picture books. Send to - Tim Gillner - Art Director
Contact Information:Mr. Tim Gillner
Art Director
Boyds Mills Press
815 Church Street
Honesdale PA 18431
Updated 1/15/2007
Fiction SubmissionsPolicy: looking for middle-grade fiction with fresh ideas and subject matter, and young adult novels of real literary merit.
Non-Fiction SubmissionsPolicy:
Nonfiction: Include a detailed bibliography with your submission. We highly recommend including an expert’s review of your manuscript ... More
Photographer SubmissionsPolicy:
interested in imaginative picture books and welcomes submissions from both writers and illustrators. submit samples as black/white and/... More
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Title, Creators, Comments / Reviews Ages Date Published
1. The Super Colossal Book Of Hidden Pictures (Paperback) Ages 4-8 01/01/2001
21 Reviews  
2. Hidden Pictures Sticker Fun Volume 1 (Highlights Hidden Pictures Sticker... Ages 4-8 01/01/2007
16 Reviews  
3. Look What You Can Make with Paper Plates: Over 90 Pictured Crafts and Do...
    Author: Highlights, Margie Hayes Richmond
    Illustrator: Hank Schneider
Baby−PreK 02/01/1997
30 Reviews  
4. Christina Katerina & the Box (Paperback)
    Author: Patricia Lee Gauch
Ages 4-8 04/01/2012
178 Reviews  
5. The Second Jumbo Book of Hidden Pictures (Paperback)
    Author: Highlights for Children
Ages 4-8 03/01/1993
24 Reviews  
6. Look What You Can Make with Tubes: Over Eighty Pictured Crafts and Dozen...
    Author: Margie Hayes Richmond
    Illustrator: Hank Schneider
Ages 9-12 09/01/1997
10 Reviews  
7. My First Hidden Pictures (Paperback)
    Author: Highlights for Children
Ages 4-8 09/01/2008
9 Reviews  
8. Hidden Pictures Sticker Fun Volume 3 (Highlights Hidden Pictures Sticker...
    Author: Highlights for Children
Ages 4-8 01/01/2007
11 Reviews  
9. The Bus for Us (Paperback)
    Author: Suzanne Bloom
(Unknown)  03/01/2013
55 Reviews  
10. The Super Colossal Book of Hidden Pictures (Vol. 4) (Paperback) Ages 4-8 03/01/2004
19 Reviews  
11. The Secret Life of the Red Fox (Hardcover)
    Author: Laurence P. Pringle
    Illustrator: Kate Garchinsky
(Unknown)  03/07/2017
58 Reviews  
12. Easy-To-Do Holiday Crafts from Everyday Household Items! (Hardcover-spiral) Young Adult 01/01/2005
12 Reviews  
13. The: Volume 1 Super Colossal Book Of Hidden Pictures (Paperback)
    Author: Highlights for Children
Ages 4-8 11/01/1994
26 Reviews  
14. The Knowing Book (Hardcover)
    Author: Rebecca Kai Dotlich
    Illustrator: Matthew Cordell
(Unknown)  02/23/2016
134 Reviews  
15. Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel! (Hardcover)
    Illustrator: Paul Meisel
(Unknown)  09/13/2016
46 Reviews  
16. The Little Match Girl (Hardcover)
    Author: Christine San Jose, Hans Christian Andersen
    Illustrator: Kestutis Kasparavicius, Kestutisn Kasparavicius
Ages 4-8 09/01/2002
653 Reviews  
17. Look What You Can Make with Paper Bags: Over 90 Pictures Crafts and Doze...
    Author: Judy Burke
Ages 4-8 01/01/1999
9 Reviews  
18. Look What You Can Make with Plastic Bottles and Tubs: More Than 80 Pictu...
    Author: Kathy Ross
    Illustrator: Hank Schneider
Ages 4-8 03/01/2002
8 Reviews  
19. The Problem with Not Being Scared of Kids (Hardcover)
    Author: Dan Richards
    Illustrator: Robert Neubecker
(Unknown)  09/08/2015
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20. Look What You Can Make with Dozens of Household Items: Over 500 Pictured...
    Author: Hank Schneider
Ages 4-8 04/01/2003
24 Reviews  
21. Clarabelle: Making Milk and So Much More (Hardcover)
    Author: Cris Peterson
Ages 4-8 10/01/2007
14 Reviews  
22. Mazes Mazes Mazes (Paperback)
    Author: Jody Taylor
Ages 4-8 03/01/1994
9 Reviews  
23. 175 Easy-to-Do Thanksgiving Crafts (Creative Uses for Recyclables) (Pape...
    Author: Highlights for Children, Sharon Dunn Umnik
Ages 4-8 10/01/1996
5 Reviews  
24. Ostrich and Lark (Hardcover)
    Author: Marilyn Nelson
    Illustrator: San Artists of the Kuru Art Project in Botswana
Ages 4-8 09/01/2012
24 Reviews  
25. The Summer My Father Was Ten (Paperback)
    Author: Pat Brisson
    Illustrator: Andrea Shine
Ages 4-8 09/01/1999
66 Reviews  
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