a little bit about us

Little Bee Books is a children’s book publisher dedicated to making high-quality, creative, and fun books for busy little bees ages 0 through 12, offering an inspired selection of early learning concept books, board books, novelty books, activity books, picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, gift sets, and more.

BuzzPop, an imprint of Little Bee Books, is a media and licensing publisher designed to bring the very best of pop culture, favorite brands, and media tie-ins to fans of all ages. With a list including Nickelodeon books, a full line of Smooshy Mushy titles, and Crayola coloring and activity books, as well as publishing programs featuring boundary-breaking social media influencers such as JoJo Siwa and Karina Garcia, BuzzPop is devoted to creating empowering and diverse books for everyone. For more information please visit buzzpopbooks.com.

Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Little Bee Books, is a middle grade publisher of series and standalone titles for ages 8 through 14, covering an array of genres including humor, historical fiction, magical realism, coming-of-age stories, graphic novels, and much more. For more information please visit yellowjacketreads.com.


coming soon

Nature Cat: Runaway Hamster (Level Up! Readers)
The $150,000 Rugelach
L.O.L. Surprise!: Where My Girls At?
Crayola Dynamic Doggos and Desserts
Nature Cat: The Ocean Commotion
My First Big Book of Bilingual Coloring French
My First Big Book of Bilingual Coloring Mandarin
Little Olympians 1: Zeus, God of Thunder (Hardcover)
Escape From…Hurricane Katrina (Hardcover)
Much Ado About Baseball
WWE You’re a Superstar!: Guided Activities to Unlock Your Star Power!

top-trending & best sellers

Baby Shark: My First Big Book of Halloween
Nothing Ever Happens Here
Two Grooms on a Cake: The Story of America’s First Gay Wedding
Grandad’s Camper
Prince & Knight: Tale of the Shadow King
RuPaul Charles
Kevin Keller’s Favorite Colors
Harvey Milk
Uncle Bobby’s Wedding
The Fighting Infantryman: Albert D.J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier
Always Human (Hardcover)
Except When They Don’t

award winners

  • Caldecott Honor
  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor
  • Junior Library Guild Selection
  • Massachusett’s Book Awards Honor
  • Indie Next Pick
  • Indies Introduce
  • Sakura Award 2020
  • Junior Library Guild Selection
  • Read Across America ‘Book of the Month May 2021