Barry Timms

Barry Timms

Please upload one full manuscript only, for feedback on picture books or novelty books (for children aged 2-6), plus covering letter
Looking for: picture book texts that are fresh and funny, inventive, or emotionally authentic. Will also advise on novelty book ideas
Not looking for: happy to look at rhyming picture book texts but cannot advise on collections of poetry, or children's fiction

UPDATE! Barry is the new Publishing Director (Preschool) at Macmillan Children's Books. He was previously Editorial Director of Little Tiger Press. He specialises in award-winning and commercial picture books and novelty books for pre-school children. He is also the author of a number of picture books, selling in editions around the world.