Looking for a children's book publishing process you can have control over?

While professional illustrators, editors, designers, printer & publisher fit all the pieces together...

YOU are essential to the creative process!

YOU choose your own illustrator from our professional illustration team*Self-illustrated manuscripts are also considered.

YOU approve edits, sketches & illustrations.

YOU choose the format, trim size, and quantity.

YOU maintain 100% copyright and inventory.

We would love to hear from YOU today!!!

 

Children's Book Publisher Accepting Submissions 

We work hand in hand with our authors and illustrators to draw out their best!  

Our clients are always pleasantly surprised by our transparency and courtesy.

We will communicate with you EVERY step of the way to ensure a positive experience! 

 

Writers: We invite you to submit your partial manuscript for review at any time electronically to junglewagonpress@gmail.com  If your submission is approved for publication, I will personally contact you by phone to discuss the Children's Book Publishing Package options listed below.  
 
Artists: Become a part of our professional illustrator team!  We invite you to submit links to your current portfolio or scans of your artwork at any time to junglewagonpress@gmail.com If we think you will be a good fit for our team, I will contact you personally to discuss details! 
 

 

 Quotes listed below are not firm quotes until offered in formal contract to client.

Professional Publishing Packages

Illustrations are available but are NOT included in packages pricing. 

Click here to view samples of our professional illustrators available to illustrate your book!

 

Children’s 8x8 or 8x10 Picture Book (32 pages) - Full color Smythe Sewn Softcover Package - $3750 

  • Text Editing  
  • Management of illustration process and communications between you and illustrator. You will receive a PDF for approval and are allowed 1 round of corrections (up to 25 corrections.)
  • Professional scanning of final illustrations  
  • Cover Design & Book Layout. You will receive a PDF for approval and are allowed 1 round of sketch corrections (up to 25 corrections.) Additional correction will incur a fee of $50 each. 
  • Copyright (YOU retain ALL rights! JWP will secure the copyrights in your name. Official copyright certificate will be mailed to your home address.)  
  • ISBN & Printed Barcode (You will set your own retail price.) 
  • 100 copies of your book printed. (Paperback 8x8 or 8x10 trim size) 
  • Up to three meetings or phone consultations; unlimited email communication with Publisher. 

*This price does NOT include illustration costs.  We work exclusively with our impressive lineup of professional illustrators, one of whom you will select at the signing of our contract.  Quantity of illustrations ranges from 14-30, depending on the unique needs of each book.  Illustrations are charged per PAGE, not per spread.  See our Professional Illustrators page for per page fees for specific illustrators.  All communications, contracts, and payments between you and illustrator will be managed by Jungle Wagon Press.  

*This price does NOT include shipping costs.  Prices will vary depending on your location and will be billed in a separate invoice at the time of shipment.  100 books shipped should not cost more than $200 sent UPS within the U.S.  Books will not be released until all contract costs and shipping costs have been rendered.  

 

 Children’s 8x8 or 8x10 Picture Book (32 pages) - Full color Hardcover Package - $4600 

    Text Editing  
      Management of illustration process and communications between you and illustrator. You will receive a PDF for approval and are allowed 1 round of corrections (up to 25 corrections.)
        Professional scanning of final illustrations  
          Cover Design & Book Layout. You will receive a PDF for approval and are allowed 1 round of sketch corrections (up to 25 corrections.) Additional correction will incur a fee of $50 each. 
            Copyright (YOU retain ALL rights! JWP will secure the copyrights in your name. Official copyright certificate will be mailed to your home address.)  
              ISBN & Printed Barcode (You will set your own retail price.) 
                100 copies of your book printed. (Paperback 8x8 or 8x10 trim size) 
                  Up to three meetings or phone consultations; unlimited email communication with Publisher. 

                    *This price does NOT include illustration costs.  We work exclusively with our impressive lineup of professional illustrators, one of whom you will select at the signing of our contract.  Quantity of illustrations ranges from 14-30, depending on the unique needs of each book.  Illustrations are charged per PAGE, not per spread.  See our Professional Illustrators page for per page fees for specific illustrators.  All communications, contracts, and payments between you and illustrator will be managed by Jungle Wagon Press.  

                    *This price does NOT include shipping costs.  Prices will vary depending on your location and will be billed in a separate invoice at the time of shipment.  100 books shipped should not cost more than $200 sent UPS within the U.S.  Books will not be released until all contract costs and shipping costs have been rendered.  

                    ***We will accept outside illustrations but highly recommend waiting on their commencement until after our first phone consultation.