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Books That Make a Difference

Empowering children through timeless messages of hope, courage and The Golden Rule.

Books That Make a Difference

Empowering children through timeless messages of hope, courage and The Golden Rule.

Cardinal Rule Press produces high-quality children's literature

We are an independent publishing company that produces a select number of books each year. We work diligently to release children’s literature that represents today’s diversity while remaining dedicated to messages that make a difference.

For Families

Our books are available to order at local booksellers nationwide, along with online retailers. Each of our titles come with a free Reader’s Guide with activities and lessons you can use with the book, such as coloring sheets.

For Educators

Cardinal Rule Press is committed to providing books that empower, entertain & educate children. You will find a list ranging from timeless and modern topics like courage, empathy, diversity,  STEAM, LGBTQ and more.

For Booksellers

We are pleased to work with you as you bring books to childen and families worldwide. Sign up for our monthly newsletter or read our blog where we have our team creating content to help add value to the work you do.

Are you an author or illustrator?

We’d love for you to consider us for your next project. Our focus is on children’s picture books that empower children through meaningful stories for readers, age 4-11 and non-fiction books for parents and educators.

From The Blog

Creating the Ultimate Children’s Virtual Book Club!

If there is one thing we ALL love... it’s connecting through books. As booksellers and librarians, it’s those connections that feed us. Due to the pandemic, many of us have been left feeling disconnected, and missing those little reader’s faces and conversations that happen in “normal” day to...

Summer Bookstore Tour: Warwick’s in La Jolla, CA

                                    During the summer of 2020, our publishing company hosted an interview series with popular bookstores and libraries across the country. Our founder, Maria Dismondy, hosted...

{Win FREE Books} Virtual Book Tour: Raja’s Pet Camel

It’s here! It’s here! Raja’s Pet Camel by Anita Amin is in the world and available for purchase! If you would like a chance to win a free book, follow along on Instagram with the Virtual Book Tour as educators across the nation share their reviews of the book and offer giveaways that are super...

Learn from the Experts: Literary Agent Interview Series

As a way to support our community of writers and to collaborate with others in the industry, we are hosting a virtual interview series this fall. Join us on zoom or Facebook live each Wednesday at 1pm EST for interviews with literary agents. This is a great way to hear from the experts who work on...

Get Cool Stuff: Raja’s Pet Camel Pre Order Campaign

As we approach the launch date of one of our new picture books, Raja’s Pet Camel by Anita Amin, we are celebrating with a preorder campaign. This means that for every book ordered BEFORE October 1st, we will gift a package of goodies (while supplies last!) Show your proof of purchase and voila!...

Business Book Review-Boundaries

Each month, founder of Cardinal Rule Press, Maria Dismondy, will be reviewing business books she is currently reading. Along with a brief review, she is sharing some of her favorite quotes from the book. Boundaries Summary: Does your life feel like it's out of control? Perhaps you feel like you...

A Back To School Curated Book List Made Just for You!

Just in time for Back to School, we’ve got a very special CARDINAL RULE PRESS CURATED BOOK LIST of some of our very favorite books!  Check out our DIVERSE collection below and don’t forget to get your orders in this week for a great start to the SCHOOL YEAR! School’s First Day of School by...

Black Owned Bookstores & Publishers

We are working on making connections over here with Black owned bookstores and publishing companies as well. During the Summer Interview Series, I met SHIONKA MCGLORY who owns Mocha Books, an online bookstore that will be going mobile soon! Someone on Instagram reached out asking for some contacts...

Summer Library Tour: Springville Public Library

During the summer of 2020, our publishing company hosted an interview series with popular bookstores and libraries across the country. Our founder, Maria Dismondy, hosted the interviews. We got to take an inside look into these creative spaces that house our favorite things---books and books and...

Summer Library Tour: Lancaster Library

During the summer of 2020, our publishing company hosted an interview series with popular bookstores and libraries across the country. Our founder, Maria Dismondy, hosted the interviews. We got to take an inside look into these creative spaces that house our favorite things---books and books and...

Cardinal Rule Press

P.O. Box 930237 • Wixom, MI 48393
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