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We Turn Your
Imagination Into Great Books

Playtime Books

We are dedicated to publishing quality picture & chapter books for children aged 2 to 18, with first-rate literary and artistic content.

Our aim is to capture children’s imagination and maintain their interest with a thoughtful story.

Meet Jodie and our talented illustrators


PLAYTIME BOOKS is an independent publishing arm of Shawline Publishing Group Pty Ltd

Your complete e-book & paperback publication & promotion includes but is not limited to:

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* Dedicated professional production team to create your success

* Illustrations or layout of book, to produce the best quality for your readers

* Comprehensive editing & proofing of the text

* Highest Quality professional cover design

Full print and digital publication to book re-sellers & libraries and schools

Pre-launch promotion to Australian and New Zealand bookstores & libraries

Launch press release to national media Agents

National Podcast interviews and author events online

Crackle+39s Christmas Surprise
The Hottest Town

Social media marketing boosts and promotions

Monthly promotional blasts to key readers

Inclusion in monthly full-page ads in national book retailers’ magazines

Listing for national school & library access

Interviews with key media bodies

Book signings and workshops

High Royalty payments from sales

Australian Lending Right Schemes (Elr/Plr) Inclusion 

Santa Down Under

Please submit your book or ideas today for a full discussion around the best way we can support your goals and build your success.

PLAYTIME BOOKS publish a rich and internationally appealing collection of the best new Australian and New Zealand authors who will grow at home and around the globe. 

All PLAYTIME books are sold through our sales agents and distributors here in Australia and New Zealand
 to everywhere around the world where you can find great books for children.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

We are available everywhere great books are sold.

Industry Member of

Small Press Network
Australian Publishers Association