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agent : info@bookstopliterary.com
Kendra Marcus
BookStop Literary Agency, LLC
67 Meadow View Road, Orinda, CA 94563
http://www.bookstopliterary.com
illustration
ECHO by Pam Munoz Ryan

BookStop Literary Agency is dedicated to promoting authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. BookStop works with their clients to guide them in their careers and act as their liaison with publishers. BookStop sells quality fiction, non-fiction and illustrations for kids from 0 - 18 years old to major children's book publishers in the US and abroad. BookStop also represents publishers and authors from outside the US.

Kendra Marcus started BookStop Literary Agency in 1984. Since then, the agency has grown to be one of the most well known and well respected agencies for children's book writers and illustrators.


years experience: Since 1984
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Juvenile fiction, Children's books, Children's Non-fiction, Picture Books, Graphic Novels, YA literature, Illustrators
LEADING CLIENTS
Pam Munoz Ryan, Gary Soto, Frank Remkiewicz, Shelley Jackson, Kristy Dempsey, Gerald Morris
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
ESPERANZA RISING, THE DREAMER, JUDY MOODY series, FROGGY picture book series illustrations, MOCKINGBIRD, SQUIRE'S TALES series
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
THE DREAMER (Scholastic) by Pam Munoz Ryan
MOCKINGBIRD (Philomel) by Kathryn Erskine
MIMI'S DADA CAT-IFESTO (Clarion) by Shelley Jackson
SAINT TRAINING (Zondervan) by Elizabeth Fixmer
MINI-RACER (Bloomsbury USA) by Kristy Dempsey
THE HONEYBEE MAN (Schwartz & Wade) by Lela Nargi
SQUIRE'S TALES and KNIGHTS' TALES series (Houghton Mifflin) by Gerald Morris
DANCING IN THE WINGS (Philomel) by Kristy Dempsey
THE 3 NINJA PIGS (Putnam) by Corey Schwartz
THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF MIKE (Philomel) by Kathryn Erskine
TREASURE NAP (Clarion) by Danna Smith
BEASTLY BABIES (Beach Lane Books) by Ellen Jackson
THIRTEEN (Holiday House) by Gary Soto
SCARLET (Walker Books) by AC Gaughen
KEY PERSONNEL
Kendra Marcus
Minju Chang
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Mail submissions:

Picture books: send a cover letter, SASE, and the entire manuscript. Please do NOT send artwork unless you are an illustrator.

Novels: send a cover letter, SASE, and the first 30 pages of the manuscript.

Nonfiction: send a cover letter, SASE, complete outline, and two sample chapters.

Email submissions:

E-mail submissions should be sent to info@bookstopliterary.com and should include the word "submission" in the subject line followed by the writer's last name and the title the manuscript. Please paste a brief cover letter and the first 10 pages of your manuscript into the body of your email. We will NOT accept or respond to e-mails with attachments.

Illustrators: mail or email a cover letter, SASE, and both color and black & white samples. Do NOT send originals.

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