Children's Gateway Plus


AuthorHouse and Baker & Taylor have teamed up to offer our authors a collection of exclusive marketing services that puts your book in front of thousands of industry decision makers. Through the Children’s Gateway Plus package, you can take advantage of AuthorHouse’s relationship with the world’s largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products.

With the Children’s Gateway Plus package, you will reach a mass audience through various marketing outlets of Baker & Taylor and the Library Journal, two of the most respected and notable companies in the book industry. Through this service, you’ll put your book in front of individuals searching for reliable information on the next children’s or young adult book to read title to review and book to stock.

Children’s Gateway Plus includes:

  • Growing Minds Ad - This publication is a comprehensive guide to Baker & Taylor's juvenile selections featuring titles appropriate for all interest levels, from toddlers to young adults. Published 10 times a year, each issue of Growing Minds contains editorial content, special collections covering a variety of subjects, and a selected series section presenting additions to popular children’s series. Your title information will be featured on a full-color page advertisement with a select group of Author Solutions (AuthorHouse's parent company) authors, prominently placed in front of 45,000 librarians.
  • Emerging Voices Microsite - A trusted source for thousands of book-buying decision makers to discover new titles, Baker & Taylor has created the Emerging Voices microsite where your book will be available for purchase for three months. Plus, your title will be displayed on the front page of the microsite as one of 16 authors featured for two weeks. Baker & Taylor will also send out an email to their database library and education subscribers. Go to Emerging Voices >
  • Library Journal (1 out of 8 slots) - Founded in 1876, this subscription-based trade publication releases 20 issues annually. It has 12,500 active subscribers with an estimated circulation of 62,000. Reaching library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries, this is dubbed as the single most comprehensive publication for librarians, with groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy, and other professional concerns. Its hefty review sections evaluate more than 8,000 books annually.

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What You Need to Know

About Baker & Taylor

From 1828 to today, Baker & Taylor has been committed to being an industry leader, maintaining one of the largest in-stock inventories of books in the U.S. for more than 36,000 customers in more than 120 countries.

FAQ: What is a “microsite”?

A microsite is an Internet Web design term referring to an individual Web page or cluster of pages functioning as an auxiliary supplement to a primary website, which in this case is Baker & Taylor’s home website.

Note: In order to fulfill this service, a hardcover, color version of your title is required.

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Disclaimer: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Prices listed do not include any applicable sales, use, excise, value-added, goods and services, or other tax, which will be added to the total at the time of purchase. Other restrictions may also apply.