We are looking for something unique that has not been done ripple star, an interesting story that captures a moment with a timeless feel. We are looking for picture driven stories for children ages 2-8. Please do not send early readers, middle grade, or YA manuscripts. Please do not submit your story with page breaks or illustration notes.
Do not submit a story with doodles or personal photographs. Send your story in manuscript form. We are looking for something fresh and original. Please read our books to see what type of stories we publish. If you’re interested in gaining insight to our submission process you can read multiple essays written by Ripple Grove Press President and Founder, Rob Broder, here.
Submit your story with an introduction that includes a summary of your story, a brief biography of yourself, and contact information. Do not send questions to submit email address. Please put your title of your manuscript in the subject line. If it does not appear, your story will not be read.
Please do not send attachments of your manuscript. Put your story in the body of the email. Illustrators with a story to tell can send a PDF. Please do not include a self addressed stamped envelope. Your manuscript will not be returned. Please read our books to see the type of stories we are interested in.