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Children's Gateway Plus


This host of marketing packages highlights the strategic partnership between Xlibris and Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of books and multimedia products. It gives authors the chance not only to promote their books, but to also put them in front of major decision makers in the industry. Schools, libraries, retailers, independent booksellers, and other publishing gateways trust Baker & Taylor, and buy their books-physical and electronic-from them.

These advertising channels and campaigns are made accessible to authors through the Xlibris Retail Marketing Platforms packages:

Baker & Taylor Microsite (Emergent Voices) - This microsite was created by Baker & Taylor to address the need for a trusted source for key decision makers who are always on the lookout for new titles. Books will be featured for two weeks on the front page of the microsite then go to other pages on the site under their corresponding categories. They stay on the site for a total of three months.

Growing Minds Catalogue - Growing Minds lists books that are tagged under children's and teen selections, featuring new titles of interest to mothers (for their babies) and young adults. Each issue contains editorial content that includes an "Author Spotlight" author interview with a companion ad placed opposite on the same spread, and other editorial pieces, such as an "In Focus" section that highlights new and recent titles that comprise a particular trend or theme, "Key New Releases" and other product pages, each of which offer space for companion ads. Also in each issue, are special collections covering a variety of subjects and a selected series section that presents recent additions to the most popular children's series. It boasts of a circulation of 37,000.

Library Journal - This subscription-based publication is read by over 100,000 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 nearly 7000 books annually and reach out to the steady and reliable library book-buying market that spends over $2 billion per year on books.

Take advantage of the above publications bundled with other targeted trade publications for maximum value and optimum exposure:

    Children's Gateway Plus
  • Baker & Taylor Microsite (Emergent Voices)
  • Growing Minds Catalogue
  • Library Journal Single Slot Print Ad

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

Disclaimer: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Some restrictions may apply.