Baker & Taylor Publisher Services has added three new client publishers:
The Little Press, Wood Ridge, N.J., a children's book publisher that focuses on bringing new talent and new voices to children's literature. The Little Press has 17 titles with plans to publish 3-4 titles per year, spread out among multiple imprints, which include The Little Press (picture books), Blue Bronco Books (middle grade), Blue Bronco Books, Jr. (early reader/chapter books), PISH (young adult), and Bless This Press (children's Christian).
Rainbow Morning Music Press, the publishing imprint of the songwriter, storyteller, and TV personality Barry Louis Polisar. Polisar has been a regular musical performer on the Learning Channel and was the star of an Emmy Award-winning TV show for children. He's also written songs for Sesame Street and the Weekly Reader, and his song "All I Want Is You" is the first track on the Juno movie soundtrack. In addition to his writing, Barry visits schools and libraries throughout the U.S. and Europe, and he has performed at the White House, the Smithsonian and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. His current list of books includes more than a dozen children's picture and humor titles. Polisar is a five-time Parents' Choice Award winner and was given a Special Library Recognition Award for his "ability to communicate with and excite children to read."
Gnome Road Publishing, Louisville, Ky., a children's book publisher whose team members come from a variety of backgrounds and have deep experience in the book industry. With an eye toward books that encourage re-readability, Gnome Road produces "books that engage and inform, develop and strengthen a love for reading, and bring smiles and laughter to the world."