Cardinal Rule Press produces high-quality children’s literature that empowers children through timeless messages of hope, courage and the Golden Rule.
We are a traditional publishing company located in southeast Michigan that produces a select number of books each year; all of which make a difference in the world while reflecting modern-day diversity.
Cardinal Rule Press leads the way in providing messages that empower families, schools and communities through inspirational children’s books and educational programs and events that support our books’ powerful themes.
Cardinal Rule Press submissions will open November 1st, 2020 and close February 1st, 2021.
We will not read submissions outside this time period.
Please become familiar with our titles and follow the list of guidelines below before submitting your work.
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.
Cardinal Rule Press considers unsolicited manuscripts. We accept agented submissions. We do not require exclusive submissions. Please head over to our website for a complete list of submission guidelines.