Publishers of Jewish Children's Books

Kar-Ben Publishing

Kar-Ben Publishing was started in 1974 as a part of the Lerner Publishing Group. Books related to a wide variety of topics like folktales, Jewish holidays, Holocaust, Jewish heroes, food and cooking all catered towards kids. 


Behrman House

Educational, fiction, and non-fiction materials that promote the Jewish faith, including textbooks and materials that talk about Jewish culture and history. The company has also an interest in creating apps and lessons for children of all ages and grades. The submission guidelines and contact details are listed on the page.

JewishLights Publishing

 Part of the parent company, Turner Publishing Company,  They publish books for both, children and adults, pertaining to environment, Bible study, inspiration, Kabbalah, holidays and Shabbat, meditation, social justice and spirituality.  



solely dedicated towards publishing children’s books for ages 2-10 that have Jewish themes. It is located in Brooklyn, New York but also has offices in Israel and England.   

Green Bean Books 

UK based publisher of Jewish children’s books.  


 “Zany children’s books & Jewish creativity. We give young Jewish readers. fun, fantasy, humor, and adventure. Picture books and chapter books.


Applesand Honey Press (Behrman House imprint)

Books for children that depict contemporary, diverse Jewish life and strong Jewish values. Our specialty is picture books for children (ages 2-8), and we also publish board books for very young children and chapter books and graphic novels for older kids. We welcome unsolicited manuscripts and art samples.


Our mission is to help young children and their families explore the diverse mosaic of Jewish culture and history. Our exciting picture books entertain, educate, and inspire engagement with this storied tradition. 

Feldheim Publishing

A delightful selection of Jewish books for children of every age, filled with imagination, creativity, and quality Torah lessons.

Menucha Publishers

Jewish lit for adults and children, including topics in Torah, Jewish literature, and study . Author guidelines on this page.

Yotzeret Publishing 

Novels, fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. Yotzeret prints books for children aged between 5-14 years. They are currently not accepting any manuscripts but you can visit their website for any updates.

Judaica Press

Topics such as history, translations, classics, board books, picture books, self-help, children’s books, novels, young adult, and short stories. Submission guidelines here.

The Jewish Publication Society

The oldest and non-profit Jewish publisher in the US. Books for readers, scholars, and children. Genres and topics include history, Israel, classics, law, children’s books, youth, ethics, culture, music, Bible, and biography. 

Ben Yehuda Books

Genres such as spirituality, Zionism, Torah, Yiddish, fiction, children’s books, feminism, holidays, Israel, memoirs, and education. Writers and authors can submit their manuscript for consideration here.

Jonathan David Publishers

They publish spirituality, non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, language, entertainment, history, games, and humor. They are not accepting any submissions currently but you can visit their website for any updates or changes.

Spirituality, children’s books, biography, Israel, women, Jewish thought, Bible, and Jewish law. Submission guidelines here 


An imprint of the Random House publishing group. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and spirituality. They don’t accept unsolicited submissions.

Gefen Publishing

        Hebrew fiction and nonfiction, translations, children’s books,         history, Hebrew studies, fiction, literature, Israel, music, Judaism and self-help. Submission guidelines here.

        The Jewish Learning Group

         Small and independent publisher of fiction or non-fiction that echoes the Jewish values and beliefs. The categories include spirituality, diet, cooking, children’s books, holidays. They are not accepting any submissions currently.


        All their books and authors merge the modern thought on Judaism with the nuanced history and faith of their community. The categories include cooking, children’s books, Judaica and translations. Submission guidelines  here.

     EKS Publishing

    (Ethel Kaplan Simon)  Genres include Bible, Hebrew, children’s books, educational materials, music, and modern Hebrew.  Stories for young Jewish people and children. They don’t accept unsolicited submissions but keep an eye on the website for any changes.



Levine Querido

Creston Books

Neal Porter Books/Holiday House

Viking (only accepts agented submissions)

Candlewick (only accepts agented submissions)