General Information

Little Bee Books is distributed to the trade by Simon & Schuster.
If you are a bookseller or a retailer/wholesaler who carries books, please visit our booksellers page.


For general inquiries, please email
For sales inquiries, please email
For international rights inquiries, please email
For marketing and publicity inquiries, please email

author appearances

We are happy to consider your request for author appearances. Please write to:

contacting an author or illustrator

Please address any correspondence to:

Author/Illustrator Name
c/o little bee books
598 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012


If you wish to use content from our books in an upcoming book publication, newspaper/magazine publication, website, television/radio/podcast, audio recording, or teaching aid, please contact using the subject line “Permission Request.” Please include as many details about your project as possible, including:

  • Exact material to be used from our book
  • Name of project
  • Format of project
  • Circulation/readership/listenership of project
  • # of units to be created (if in a physical form)
  • Territory and language it will be distributed in
  • Proposed retail price if applicable

Please allow up to 8 weeks for permissions requests to be processed and approved. Do not assume approval until you have received it in writing.

schools and libraries

If you are a school or library that wishes to receive educational materials related to our books or wants to host an author appearance, please contact:


Manuscript Submissions

little bee books does not accept unsolicited manuscripts.

Artistic Submissions

We accept artists’ work for consideration via postcards mailed to:

little bee books
Attn: Design Department
598 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012