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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
7,957 Reviews  
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board book)
    Author: Eric Carle
Baby−PreK 03/23/1994
12,239 Reviews  
3. The Hunters: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 3 (Hardcover)
    Author: John Flanagan
Ages 9-12 10/30/2012
1,049 Reviews  
4. Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
(Unknown)  10/14/2014
772 Reviews  
5. This Moose Belongs to Me (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Ages 4-8 11/13/2012
614 Reviews  
6. The Invaders: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 2 (Hardcover)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
Ages 9-12 05/01/2012
878 Reviews  
7. Owl Moon (Hardcover)
    Author: Jane Yolen
Ages 4-8 10/23/1987
2,665 Reviews  
8. Stuck (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Ages 4-8 11/10/2011
1,381 Reviews  
9. Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles) (Hardcover)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
(Unknown)  07/15/2014
564 Reviews  
10. The Battle of Hackham Heath (Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years) (Hard...
    Author: John Flanagan
(Unknown)  11/29/2016
213 Reviews  
11. Dream Snow (Hardcover)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Ages 4-8 09/25/2000
287 Reviews  
12. The Little Engine That Could (Hardcover)
    Author: Watty Piper
    Illustrator: Loren Long
Baby−PreK 09/27/2005
1,767 Reviews  
13. Fantasy League (Hardcover)
    Author: Mike Lupica
(Unknown)  09/16/2014
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14. An Otis Christmas (Hardcover)
    Author: Loren Long
    Illustrator: Loren Long
(Unknown)  10/22/2013
139 Reviews  
15. My Very First Library (Board book)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Ages 4-8 09/07/2006
120 Reviews  
16. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse (Hardcover)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Ages 4-8 10/04/2011
394 Reviews  
17. The Invaders: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 2 (Kindle Edition)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
(Unknown)  05/01/2012
1 Reviews
18. Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles Book 4) (Kindle Edition)
    Author: John A. Flanagan
(Unknown)  07/15/2014
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19. The Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic (Hardcover)
    Author: Berkeley Breathed
    Illustrator: Berkeley Breathed
(Unknown)  09/13/2016
64 Reviews  
20. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (MINIATURE EDITION) (Hardcover)
    Author: Eric Carle
    Illustrator: Eric Carle
Baby−PreK 03/06/1986
9,062 Reviews  
21. True Legend (Hardcover)
    Author: Mike Lupica
Ages 9-12 09/04/2012
229 Reviews  
22. The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 (Hardcover)
    Author: John Flanagan
Ages 9-12 11/01/2011
834 Reviews  
23. The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 (Kindle Edition)
    Author: John Flanagan
(Unknown)  11/01/2011
50 Reviews  
24. How to Catch a Star (Hardcover)
    Author: Oliver Jeffers
    Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Baby−PreK 06/03/2004
514 Reviews  
25. Redwall (Redwall, Book 1) (Paperback)
    Author: Brian JACQUES
    Illustrator: Gary Chalk
Young Adult 09/30/2002
3,786 Reviews  
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