Little Steps is always on the lookout for new and amazing children’s books. We do not publish all books submitted to us
so please be sure your manuscript is in a near-complete state before submitting.
What we offerPicture books, around 600 words in length, illustrations or not
Picture booksMaximum word length 600 words
Junior fiction For early readers, aged 5-8, word length 5,000-10,000
For confident readers, aged 7-10, word length 10,000-30,000
For middle readers, aged 11-14, word length 30,000-55,000
Not ready to submit your work just yet?
Contact us to receive our Guide to Publishing with Little Steps, which includes writing tips,
frequently asked questions, package details, testimonials, an introduction to the Little Steps team,
plus our Little Steps Publishing catalogue.
It may be worthwhile to look at our “The Process” page for further guidance.