Media Kit: The Children's Book Review Publicity

The Children’s Book Review, named one of the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids, is a resource devoted to children’s literacy. We publish reviews and articles of the best books for kids of all ages, as well as sharing literacy tips for growing readers. We are always discovering new and talented authors and illustrators to share with readers. Let us help you with your marketing plan by connecting you with your target audience. The Children’s Book Review receives approximately 350,000 unique visitors annually and is continually growing and gaining popularity with loyal readership.

Services Offered

Book and Product Reviews

– Social Media Promotion

Sponsored Posts

Contests and Giveaways

– Affiliate Advertising

– Representation at Events

– Brand Ambassadorships

– Freelance Writing

Blog Tours


Check out the links below to learn a little bit more about some of these options, or connect with us via the contact form on this page to share your goals and budget. We look forward to customizing a unique package that works with your objectives.

General Review Submissions

We accept submissions from publishers, authors, illustrators, and publicists. Submissions are evaluated based on the following particulars: literary value, illustrative quality, and over-all presentation. Our reviews and book lists are always positive because we only appraise those books with the strongest potential impact on the reader. Submit now.

Dedicated Review Submissions

Are you seeking a professional and non-biased book or product review? The Dedicated Review program guarantees you a review with a minimum word count of 200 words completed in as little as 1-2 weeks.* Find out more.

Growing Readers Partnership: Sponsored Posts

We love to collaborate with partners that support raising readers, literacy, family well-being, and education for all. Our sponsored content is always engaging and useful for our audience, as well as being valuable for our partners. On your behalf, we will write an authentic article that inspires our readers through enriching content—while also providing them with an opportunity to connect with you, your brand, and/or your book. We have qualified literacy experts, published authors, teachers, and skilled family-centric writers at the ready. Find Out More.

Virtual Book Tours

“The Awareness Tour” was created to provide authors, illustrators and publishers of all kids and teen books an a la carte advertising opportunity from which they can easily and efficiently expand their reach to a targeted audience of children’s book readers by using The Children’s Book Review as a solid platform from which to launch a blog tour/online book tour. Find out more.

Author Showcase: Promote Your Book Now

The Author Showcase is a unique online category dedicated to authors and illustrators looking to gain visibility for their works ASAP. We’ve packaged up some of our favorite opportunities to create a campaign for getting your book noticed. Find out more.

Advertising with Banner Ads and Email Blasts

Advertising your book or business with us is a cost-effective way to reach thousands of potential consumers across the United States and other countries every month. Find out more.


Giveaways effectively generate additional online excitement and buzz about your books or products. They help increase your audience and engage your existing fans and are a fantastic way to warm up readers before a book release. Book promotion is generally much easier when tapping into TCBR’s established and existing audience. Find out more.


If you’re interested in being a guest on the show or you’d like to sponsor an episode, we welcome you to submit an application for The Growing Readers Podcast here. We consider many factors when choosing guests, and our number one focus is our audience. If your application is accepted, we will contact you with available times to record the interview. Check out all of our episodes here.

Written Interviews

The TCBR team enjoys interviewing authors and illustrators. We encourage them to contact us, however, we usually only offer interviews to authors or illustrators that have been reviewed by TCBR. The Author Showcase (above) provides the best opportunity for an interview on TCBR.


If you’re a children’s book writer who wants to get your books in front of thousands of readers and get a ton of great reviews in the process, this is the one-stop-shop for it all.
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Brooke Hartman
Award-Winning Author
Marketing a children’s book can often feel like an uphill battle but The Children’s Book Review makes reaching parents, grandparents and teachers so easy. [T]he service and value is exceptional.
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Keri-Rae Barnum
Executive Director of New Shelves Books
We’ve had a wonderful partnership with The Children’s Book Review. The website is a great springboard for introducing new titles to a large audience concerned and interested in children’s literacy. The performance of our marketing campaigns with you have been outstanding. You have an engaging audience and it shows in the number of giveaway entries and social media. A great website!
Angela Williams
Consumer Marketing, Dover Publications, Inc.


Please share your budget and goals so we can help you make the best decision based on your needs. We’re delighted to customize a unique package that works with your objectives. Let us know if you’d like to move ahead in a specific direction.

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