Bala Kids

Bala Kids, Shambhala’s children’s imprint, is dedicated to publishing books that inspire and teach the values of compassion and wisdom to young readers.

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Bala Kids is distributed worldwide through the good folks at Penguin Random House.

Bala Kids
Sitting Still Like a Frog Activity Book
Everything Is Connected
Where's Buddha?

Submission Guidelines:

We are looking for picture books for children ages 0-8, in the categories of Buddhism, mindfulness, meditation, and yoga.

How to Submit:
All manuscripts, along with any accompanying illustrations, should be submitted with a cover letter that includes a short author biography, book summary, and the complete manuscript. Please e-mail submissions to with the subject line: Bala Kids Submission.

When submitting artwork, please do not send original art. Send samples with a brief biography and contact information.