Kids Can Press publishes picture books and non-fiction books for children, as well as chapter books for ages 7-10.

Kids Can Press



Kids Can Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

25 Dockside Drive
Toronto, Ontario
M5A 0B5

Phone: (416) 479-7000

Fax: (416) 960-5437


Submitting Your Work to Kids Can Press

Before submitting to Kids Can Press

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Kids Can Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Kids Can Press or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.


From the Kids Can Press guidelines:

We do not currently accept unsolicited manuscripts from children or teenagers, or from authors outside of Canada.

At Kids Can Press, we are interested in reading quality picture books and nonfiction manuscripts for children, as well as chapter books for ages 7–10. We do not accept young adult fiction or fantasy novels for any age. To ensure that your manuscript is appropriate for our publishing list, please familiarize yourself with the books that we publish.

We regret that we are unable to provide information about the status of your manuscript by phone, mail or e-mail.


Submission Guidelines Details for Kids Can Press

Market Type:Children

Contact: Acquisitions Editor


Accepts: Activity books, adventure, animals, arts/crafts, biography, careers, folk tales, health, history, hobbie, how-to, humor, multicultural, nature, science, social issues, special needs, sports

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