The Smarter Distribution Choice for Children's Publishers

Sell More Books

Are you looking for an experienced and respected partner with broad reach in the US and Canada to distribute your titles? Let Lerner Publisher Services handle your distribution and fulfillment to get the sales results you expect. With more than 60 years of leading independent children’s book publishing as Lerner Publishing Group, our reputation within the book retail, library, and classroom marketplaces will put your books in the hands of more customers and drive more revenue. Our vendors and clients distinguish Lerner Publisher Services based on sales and customer service excellence, high quality standards, and attention to the details that result in an exceptional customer experience.

Increase Your Market Reach

Lerner Publisher Services markets and sells books through a variety of channels. In the trade market, we reach consumers by working directly with top retailers and wholesalers, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, and more. Our independent sales professionals call on bookstores and gift shops.

In educational markets, our top customers are K–12 school librarians, public librarians, and teachers. We have significant market share in a space of more than 124,000 school libraries nationwide. In addition, more than 16,000 public libraries across the country purchase our books. We reach librarians and teachers directly through independent sales representatives. Our in-house sales professionals maintain relationships with all educational distributors and wholesalers.

Established Sales Advantage


Bookstore Chains

Bookstore Wholesalers

Independent Bookstores


Public Libraries

School Libraries

School & Library Distributors, Wholesalers, and Prebinders

Inside Sales


Classroom Distributors, Wholesalers, and Sales Reps

Special Sales

School Book Fairs

Display Marketers

Subscription Boxes

Mass Merchandisers

Many Others

Rights & International Sales

Domestic and International Rights

International Distribution

Canadian School & Library, Classroom, and Trade Distribution

eBook Sales

Retailers (Amazon, bn.com, etc.)

Wholesalers (Baker & Taylor, OverDrive, Follett, etc.)

School and Public Libraries

Digital Subscriptions

eBook-only Distributors

Marketing Services

  • Collateral materials for use during sales appointments
  • Website catalog listings, searchable on a wide variety of fields, plus a designated link to a listing of all of your titles available through Lerner Publisher Services
  • Hyperlink from our website to yours 
  • Your books displayed in our catalogs and targeted direct mail materials
  • Your books and promotional materials displayed at market-appropriate industry conferences
  • Other Marketing services available

Save Time

  • Let us take care of your fulfillment, customer service, inventory management, shipping, and return services so you can focus your resources on developing excellent products
  • Our computer and warehousing systems help to ship your orders quickly and accurately
  • We offer account administration by tracking all orders and transactions
  • You will receive daily, weekly, and monthly sales/stock reports showing sales activity and current inventory
  • Customized consulting services throughout the entire publishing process to help ensure you meet the needs of the market

Save on Costs

  • We assume risk for collections, regardless of customer terms
  • Simplified, competitive trading terms
  • Low-cost PDF, ePub, and ePub3 creation and conversion to eBooks available
  • Competitive printing, prepress, and scanning F&G’s and bound galley services available


Our Publishing Partners

Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Scallywag Press

Contact Us

David Wexler, EVP of Sales

Lerner Publisher Services 

241 1st Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55401