NorthSouth Books is very happy to accept
picture book submissions from US-based authors and illustrators!

Guidelines for submitting:

Picture book manuscripts (1000 words or less)

We typically do not acquire rhyming texts, since our
books must also be translated into German

Authors do not need to include illustrations

If the author is also an illustrator, please send sample sketches in PDF or JPEG form

What we’re looking for:

Fresh, original, fiction with universal themes that could appeal to children ages 3-8

How to Submit:

Via email as a word document or pasted directly into the body of the email

Please use the following email address: