Our Latest Kids and YA Books

We Publish Kids Books & YA Books

Our submissions are closed at the moment, but we are always accepting self publishing queries and submissions.

Imagnary House is a book publisher and bookstore with a special focus on children’s books and young-adult literature. We have a big heart for children’s literacy and imaginations in South Africa. One day, we hope to make the children's books that we love available in every part of our beautiful country (and world). Because, we believe that enjoying the ability to read is the right of children from all languages, areas and cultures. 

Dive into our newest pages and discover roaring monsters, dragons, colourful characters, kweens, magicians, vikings, and so much more. 

Kids Books

Publish a book for your organisation

Wanting to publish a book or book series for your business or organisation? Since launching our partner-publishing services, we've been fortunate enough to work with some incredible clients, like NSRI, The Learning Initiative and Inspiring Fifty

Perhaps you haven't quite formed the story of it yet, or maybe you have a ready manuscript. Either way, we walk you through the process, helping you to conceptualise, plan, produce, market, distribute, and sell your book. We will assign a professional publishing consultant to your project, who works with you every step of the way, making sure you stay within your budget and get the reach you need for your project. > Talk to us 

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Our 2021 Call for Submissions

Our 2021 Call for Submissions

We are a boutique publishing house for kids' books and young-adult literature in South Africa, and we're calling for manuscript submissions. Send us your fantasy/sci-fi novels, comic books, kids' picture books, and non-fiction children's books! Submissions are open from 1 May - 30 September 2021.
March 08, 2021 by Brad Harris
kids covid symptoms story book

Coronavirus: A Free Children's Book

At Imagnary House, we love to support the wonderful efforts of other publishers, authors and illustrators within the publishing industry, especially when those efforts are targeted at relieving the stress of explaining a worldwide pandemic to our children. In this vein, we are happy to guide our readers to the freely available digital version of Coronavirus: A Children's Book.  
March 04, 2021 by Gordon Ritchie
We Join the Frankfurt Book Fair Invitation Programme

We Join the Frankfurt Book Fair Invitation Programme

We have been selected for the Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair) Invitation Programme for 2020 and 2021! We are humbled for our publisher to be taking part in the Frankfurter Buchmesse Invitation Programme for 2020 and 2021, which is a program dedicated to support publishers from developing nations highlighted around the world. In a time where the world is short on silver linings, we cling onto those that come by tightly.  

August 10, 2020 by Gordon Ritchie