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Thank you for your interest in Daisy Lane Publishing.

We are open for submissions.


​We are a small, boutique press who only produces thoughtful and purposeful books that speak to our mission and values.

We welcome submissions from writers from all over the globe. 

​Please read these guidelines carefully before sending us your submission. We are grateful that you are considering our press as a home for your work.

Please note - even though we are an independent publisher, this does not mean we will publish you. Please adhere to the following guidelines.

​​We publish books for children for the early childhood/early years of learning age.  We are looking for the following:

  • Fiction and non-fiction picture books for ages 3 - 8.

  • Fiction, non-fiction, faction books for ages 6 - 10.

  • Middle grade fiction, non-fiction, faction for ages 8 - 12. 

We only look for stories that fall into one or more of these categories:

1. Diversity and Inclusion in ALL its forms.

2.  Social/Emotional learning:  empathy, resilience, emotional intelligence, creative problem solving, kindness, self belief ... ... ...

3. Appreciation for nature and conservation.



If you are submitting a nonfiction picture book manuscript, nonfiction material must include informative back matter and be suited to the Curriculum.

We are not looking for:

  • ​ religious-themed stories

  • YA manuscripts


How to submit your manuscript:


  • Email your manuscript to

  •  Include the title of your story in the subject line.  

  • Include in your email a brief biography, synopsis and contact information.

  • Illustrators are encouraged to send a portfolio of your work. If you have a website, please send the URL.​

  • ​​It is increasingly important that authors and illustrators be active participants in promoting titles once they are published. This includes visiting schools, attending author events at bookstores and libraries, maintaining your own online social media promotion, and so on.  


  • Given the volume of manuscripts Daisy Lane Publishing receives, please allow up to three months for us to review your submission. We take the time to look at each and every email. If we are interested in your story, you can expect to hear from us within three months. If you don’t hear from us, please assume that your manuscript is not a fit for our current needs. We receive many submissions and can only publish a few books each year.

  • ​Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.

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