Highlights High Five is a monthly magazine for children ages 2-6.

Highlights High Five



Highlights High Five Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Manuscript Coordinator
Highlights for Children
803 Church Street
Honesdale PA 18431

Editor: Kathleen Hayes

Submitting Your Work to Highlights High Five

Before submitting to Highlights High Five

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From the Highlights High Five guidelines:

FICTION should have an engaging plot, strong characterization, a specific setting, and lively language. No series or continuing stories.

REBUS STORIES, geared toward beginning readers, should feature a variety of familiar words that can easily be shown as pictures.

VERSE, which is purchased sparingly, is rarely longer than sixteen lines and should be meaningful for young readers.

NONFICTION includes science, arts, biography, autobiography, sports, world cultures, economics, service/self-help, careers, adventure, and history.

CRAFTS should appeal to boys and girls of a wide age range.

Submission Guidelines Details for Highlights High Five

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Manuscript Coordinator

Accepts: Adventure, biography, careers, crafts, fiction, history, science, sports, puzzles, world cultures

Web Address: www.highlights.com/high-five

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