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Book publisher - children's poetry

These are publishers that publish poetry books for children.

Barefoot Books

124 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BG
Tel: 01225 322 400
Fax: 01225 322 499
Publisher: Tessa Strickland

Faber & Faber

3 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AU
Tel: 020 7465 0045
Fax: 020 7465 0034
Children's Director: Suzy Jenvy

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

Aurum Publishing Group
74-77 White Lion Street
London  N1 9PF

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Name of editor: Janetta Otter-Barry

"Frances Lincoln Children's Books publish poetry for Early Years and Primary-age children, as single-poet collections. Approximately 4 titles per year, to include one debut poet per year plus three established poets. All our poets take their poetry into schools and festivals, and perform regularly."

Hands Up Books

Hands Up Books, 1 New Spout Hill Cottages, Brantingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU15 1QW
Editor: Graham Denton

King's England Press

The King's England Press, Cambertown House, Commercial Road, Goldthorpe, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S63 9BL
Tel: 01484 663 790

Kingfisher Publications

New Penderel House, 283-288 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HZ
Tel: 020 7903 9999
Fax: 020 7242 4979
Managing Director: John Richards

Lion Children's Books

Mayfield House, 256 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7DH
Tel: 01865 302 750
Fax: 01865 302 757

Macmillan Children's Books

20 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RR
Tel: 020 7014 6000
Fax: 020 7014 6001
Managing Director: David North

Oxford University Press

Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP
Tel: 01865 556 767
Fax: 01865 556 646
UK Children's Educational Division Managing Director: Kate Harris

Pont Books

Gomer Press, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 4QL
Tel: 01559 362 371
Fax: 01559 363 758

Walker Books

Walker Books, 87 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HJ Here's a Little Poem
Tel: 020 7793 0909
Fax: 020 7587 1123

"Walker Books is Britain's leading independent children's publisher and has been making the best books for children for over 25 years. Offering a diverse range including picture books, fiction and non-fiction, Walker Books is also proud to publish award-winning writing by acclaimed poets from all around the world."

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