Piccadilly Press is an independent publisher of children's and young adult books.

Piccadilly Press



Piccadilly Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

5 Castle Road
London, NW1 8PR
United Kingdom

Submitting Your Work to Piccadilly Press

Before submitting to Piccadilly Press

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From the Piccadilly Press guidelines:

Piccadilly Press publish a range of titles, but there are three strands of publishing on which we are focussing when commissioning new titles:

Picture Books:
Our picture books are very strongly character-led, and are for young children (2 to 5 years old). They are 32-page picture flats (we do not publish novelty books) with simple stories. Texts should be 500 to 1,000 words long.

Children's and Teenage Fiction:
Our fiction is contemporary, humorous and deals with the issues and problems which teenagers face in their own everyday lives: most obviously with the opposite sex, embarrassing parents, school, changing friendships, and also a wide range of scenarios that each author individually recognises and explores. Children's books can range from aiming at 6+ to 8–12 and can vary in length – generally longer for older readers; teenager books are generally intended for 11–15-year-olds. and they are usually between 25,000 and 35,000 words in length.

Teenage Non-Fiction:
Our teenage non-fiction is mostly humorous and light-hearted in approach, and is essentially a practical and sympathetic engagement with the issues teenagers face.

We will consider manuscripts which do not fall into these categories, but a work would have to be quite exceptional for us to make an offer to publish it.

No email submissions accepted.

Submission Guidelines Details for Piccadilly Press

Market Type: Book

Email: books@piccadillypress.co.uk

Accepts: Children's picture books, young adult: animals, contemporary, environment, fantasy, humor, nature, self-help

Web Address: www.piccadillypress.co.uk

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