Gift Book Publishers

Annotated listing of publishers of books for the gift market.

Abrams Books

Founded by Harry N. Abrams in 1949, ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in the creation and distribution of art and illustrated books. Now a subsidiary of La Martinière Groupe, the company publishes visually stunning illustrated books in the areas of art, photography, cooking, interior and garden design, craft, architecture, entertainment, fashion, sports, and pop culture, as well as children's books and general interest titles.

    New York, NY   US

ACTA Publications

ACTA Publications began in 1957 as a publisher of books and audio/video resources for religious education and spiritual development. It has since broadened its editorial scope to include sports; social justice and community organizing; caregiving, grief, and mourning; storytelling and novels; and children's books. We publish 8-10 new titles per year and have a backlist of over 400 books and cds. ACTA titles are non-academic and aimed at the average reader. Most of our titles are meant to be given as gifts, both on special occasions or to people who are going through specific life situations or stages.

    Chicago, IL   US

Ailsapress

Established in 2007, AILSAPRESS is a small independent publisher based on the Isle of Islay. Our aim is to produce art-led books for the gift and children’s market that will reflect indigenous island life and offer a memento to visitors who come to the island. Ailsapress has recently entered the Canadian market with art-led stories about Canadian painters Tom Thomson (published 2018) and Emily Carr (2021). Ailsapress welcomes ideas for new books from authors, photographers and/or illustrators whose work is high-quality and whose imagery reflects island life.

    Isle of Islay, Scotland   UK

Black and White Publishing

Since 1999 Black and White Publishing has produced a wide range of titles with over 300 now in print, including 30 in the award-winning Itchy Coo imprint of children’s books in the Scots language, the B&W classics list and the Broons and Oor Wullie books. We publish an extensive range of titles including general non-fiction, biography, sport, cookery and humour, fiction, YA (Ink Road imprint) and children’s books.

    Edinburgh, Scotland   UK

Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books is an independent publisher based in San Francisco publishing cookbooks, craft titles, children's books, stationery, art, design, parenting, pop culture, travel, etc.

    San Francisco, CA   US

Cider Mill Press

Cider Mill Press publishes an innovative selection of books for the gift market, from cookbooks and quote books, to stamp kits, gift sets, parodies and much more. Our children's imprint, Applesauce Press, includes a vast assortment of children's classics, board books, activity kits, joke and trivia books, health and educational guides, and now five different formats of our #1 New York Times bestselling "The Night Before Christmas."

    Kennebunkport, ME   US

Constable & Robinson

Independent publishers of non fiction and fiction books, novels and ebooks including bestsellers and award winners. Our fiction books include crime fiction from C&R Crime, the award-winning Corsair and Canvas fiction imprints, and the best in science fiction, horror fiction, fantasy fiction and erotic fiction from Mammoth books. Our non fiction books include biography and memoir, current affairs books, history books, humour and gift books, the respected Overcoming series of self help books and How To and Right Way reference books on a multitude of subjects. In 2014, Constable & Robinson was acquired by Little, Brown Book Group.

    London, England   UK

Cottage Door Press

Cottage Door Press is an independent publisher of high quality children’s books founded on the belief that every child deserves an excellent first book experience — beginning on the day they're born. Reading is Learning is our driving philosophy and we strive to help parents understand why reading aloud to infants, babies, and toddlers is so important, and offer a simple development-based guide, called Early Bird Learning, to help them on their journey. At Cottage Door Press we bring trend-forward ideas to life, both in our product offerings and go-to-market strategies. We curate fresh new art from some of the best freelance artists in the business, and offer unique solutions to bring this highly valuable and impulse-driven category to the consumer.

    Rolling Meadows, IL   US

Covenant Communications Inc

Covenant publishes many kinds of books (adult fiction and nonfiction, children'™s books, holiday booklets, gift books, and other products), but all of them reflect the values espoused by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    American Fork, UT   US

Huia Publishers

HUIA is an award-winning independent New Zealand book publisher producing wonderful and provocative books with a uniquely New Zealand or Pacific perspective. Our books are internationally sought after by those interested in Maori history and Maori people, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Our books also give an insight into the lives of Pacific Islanders living in New Zealand and the Pacific, through stories written by Pacific Island authors. Our non-fiction is of interest to academics, students, policymakers and critical thinkers while our fiction appeals to anyone interested in reading a good book. Our gift books make excellent presents for those wanting an indigenous touch.

    Thorndon, Wellington   NZ

Orion

The Orion Publishing Group is a book publishing company based in London, UK which includes imprints Orion Books, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Seven Dials, and Gollancz.

    London, England   UK

Peter Pauper Press Inc

Publishers of humor and gift books, stationery, journals, engagement calendars, personal organizers, children's activity and picture books, and novelty formats.

    White Plains, NY   US

Pomegranate Communications

Pomegranate is a leading publisher of award-winning books and gift products. With a focus on fine art and illustration, Pomegranate collaborates with individual artists as well as museums, galleries, and libraries across the world. Since 1968, we have been creating a wealth of unique products, from books and calendars to home décor and games for children. As an independent, family-owned company based in Portland, Oregon, we value quality, excellent customer service, and innovative ideas. We continually introduce new formats and designs, with the mission to inspire through art.

    Portland, OR   US

Premium Press America

A multi-faceted, award-winning publisher located in Nashville, Tennessee, PPA has been producing quality, entertaining and informative books for more than 23 years.

With a strong focus on the gift market, PPA also produces private label titles for licensing to customers with specific needs.

    Nashville, TN   US

Quirk Books

Quirk publishes just 25 books per year and every title strives to surprise, entertain, and deliver something unprecedented for those who enjoy a fun and geeky sensibility.

    Philadelphia, PA   US

Red Rock Press

Red Rock is an independent book publisher based in New York City and Telluride, Colorado. We aim to produce beautiful, entertaining gift books for adults and for children.

    New York, NY   US

Sellers Publishing

Sellers Publishing is an independent publishers of trade and gift books, popular calendars, journals, stationery products and greeting cards.

    Portland, ME   US

Sourcebooks

Sourcebooks publishes titles in nearly every shape, size and format. The eclectic and exciting breadth of our list - nonfiction in most categories, commercial and literary fiction, romance novels, gift books, calendars, children's books, YA and more - is unmatched anywhere. Its future is guided by its continuing commitment to reaching readers with books that will illuminate, inspire and enlighten their lives.

    Naperville, IL   US

TASCHEN

TASCHEN is the world’s leading art-book publisher, headquartered in Cologne with teams in Berlin, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Miami, Milan, New York, Paris and Tokyo. For more than 40 years, we have been on a mission to publish innovative illustrated books on art, architecture, design, fashion, film, lifestyle, travel, photography and pop culture and to bring them to the world. We aspire to be inclusive, independent, inspirational.

    Cologne,   DE

Tiger Tales

Tiger Tales publishes imaginative and entertaining books for children ages two through seven that capture the hearts of children and adults alike.

    Wilton, CT   US

Welbeck Publishing

Welbeck Publishing Group – a globally recognised, independent publisher based in London. Our mission is to deliver talent-driven publishing with leading authors and brands worldwide. Our books and products span a variety of categories including, fiction, non-fiction and stationery and gift. We are renowned for our innovative ideas, production values, and developing long-lasting content.

    London, England   US