Pūkeko House is a publisher of children's picture books only. As of August 2020 we are accepting manuscripts or collaboration submissions.

Currently we are focusing on kiwiana projects, which stories and concepts resonate with our style. If you have a project you would like us to take a look at, please get in touch!

This could include, developing an idea, character design, storyboarding, book design, planning for print, cover design, planning and marketing.

What to send

  1. An outline of your manuscript or idea
  2. You do not have to supply illustrations. However, if you have illustrations you would like to include in the submission, you may attach in PDF format.
  3. in the body of the email, please list your name and contact information. Be sure to add any previously published work or relevant writing experience.

Please send these materials to The subject line should read "Submission- Title".

Submissions that do not follow the above guidelines will not be reviewed. By agreeing to review a submission, we do not assume any obligation to refrain from publishing a book based on a similar idea, concept, or story. We try  to respond to all submission - but may take up to 2 weeks for us to respond if our schedule is packed.

Thank you for your interest in Pukeko House, we look forward to your submission.