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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 (Emerging 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- 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-colour page advertisement with a select group of Author Solutions (Xlibris' parent company) authors, prominently placed in front of 45,000 librarians and 15,000 retailers.

Library Journal - 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.

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

Children's Gateway Plus

  • Emerging Voices Microsite
  • Baker & Taylor Microsite (Emergent Voices)
  • Growing Minds Catalog
  • Library Journal Single Slot Print Ad (1 out of 8 slots)

About Baker & Taylor

From 1828 to today, Baker & Taylor has been committed to being an industry leader in media delivery, maintaining one of the largest in-stock inventories of books, videos, and music 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, colour version of your title is required.

To find out more about how this service can work for you, please call your Marketing Consultant at 0800 443 678 (or +44 20 3014 4095 if calling from outside New Zealand). You may also send an email to

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