Manuscript Submissions

Hello! We are currently taking submissions for our 2020 catalog! If you are an author and are interested in submitting your faith-based elementary, middle grade, or young adult manuscript, please download the complete Submissions Guide to determine if your story is a good fit with our company. *Please note we are not looking for non-fiction, unless it’s a holiday-themed manuscript. Thank you!

1. Prepare

Before you get started make sure to read all submission guidelines and have all the information you need

2. Provide

Provide all necessary information and include all required documentation for your submission

3. Submit

Submit your manuscript either online or through the mail. We will respond to your submission within 8-10 weeks

Little Lamb Books is now accepting agented or unagented manuscripts
for elementary, middle grade, and young adult fiction per our Submission Guidelines

  • Elementary
  • $ 100
    monthly
  • Picture Books:
    4-8 yrs
    100-500 words
    Early Readers:
    6-9 yrs
    500-800 words
    Chapter Books:
    9-11 yrs
    3K-5K words

    Genres:

    • Inspirational
    • Historical Fiction
    • Realistic Fiction
    • Comedy
    • Adventure
    • Folktales/Fables.

    Sample Titles:
    Eloise by Kay Thompson
    Princess Black by Shannon Hale
    The Borrowers
     by Mary Norton
    Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper

  • Middle Grade
  • $ 100
    monthly
  • 10-14 years
    30k-60k words

    Genres:

    • Contemporary Christian/Inspirational
    • Comedy/Humorous
    • Mystery & Suspense
    • Action & Adventure
    • Historical Fiction
    • Science Fiction
    • Sweet Romance

    Sample Titles:
    Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
    The Genius Files by Dan Gutman
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    by Roald Dahl
    Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

  • Young Adult
  • $ 100
    monthly
  • 14-18 years
    50k-80k words

    Genres:

    • Contemporary Christian/Inspirational
    • Comedy/Humorous
    • Mystery & Suspense
    • Action & Adventure
    • Historical Fiction
    • Science Fiction
    • Sweet Romance

    Sample Titles:
    The Selection Series by Kiera Cass
    The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S.Lewis
    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    Heist Society by Ally Carter

Little Lamb Books will NOT accept any manuscripts containing:

Profanity - Graphic sex or violence - Horror - Paranormal - LGBT - Graphic novels of any kind

Manuscript Format as follows:

Subject Line: “First Initial/Last Name_Genre/Category_Title” - Double-spaced - 12 point font - Margins (at least 1” all around) - Page numbers in bottom right hand corners -Proofread & spell check EVERYTHING - Cover page with Name, Title and Genre Centered