Fast-Paced, Fun and Educational

Taking Children of All Ages On Imaginative Journeys Through Books

Innovative, inventive, inspiring, entertaining, and engaging books from children’s authors around the world.

Handersen Publishing is a family-owned, independent publisher focused on creating quality books for young readers. Even our logo was created with the handprints of our children. As we expand and take on more authors and illustrators, we are working to become a staple in children’s and young adult books.  Each of our books are fast-paced with diverse and relatable characters that find themselves in challenging and entertaining circumstances.

Our independent publishing company is based in Lincoln, Nebraska.  We work together with libraries, community events, bookstores and more to bring our authors and illustrators to you across the Midwest.

The latest events, deals, and giveaways!

The Complete Junkyard Adventures

(Books 1 – 10, Paperback)

Get all ten paperback books for one low price!  

On sale now for $50.

Get the Complete Series

All three books on sale for $19.95 (reg. $29.85)

Read the Quiet Man Prequel for FREE

Halloween Special

Award-Winning Titles

Finalist, Best New Book by a NM Author, 2021, Santa Fe Reporter

Across the Rio Grande

Purple Dragonfly Book Award
Moonbeam Children’s Book Award

Junkyard Adventures

Little Peeps Book Award, Best Book Award, 5-Star Readers’ Favorite, Story Monsters Approved

So You Want a Puppy?

Purple Dragonfly Book Award
5-Star Readers’ Favorite

Felice the Christmas Fairy

Purple Dragonfly Book Award
Wishing Shelf Book Award
5-Star Readers’ Favorite
Readers’ Favorite Book Award

Cinderella's Other Shoe

Nebraska Center for the Book Award:
Illustration Honor

The Day We Went to the Park

Halloween will never be the same.

Be sure to get your set today!

New Releases

In Southwest Mexico, a Fire Giant lives in a volcano. A Fire Giant with a secret.

Find a forever home with Monk-Monk.

Outer space is a happy place, except for the evil space monkeys.

Coming Soon - Pre-Order Now

September 15

A tea party with friends is always fun!

September 29

A hungry cat is tempted by the full moon.

Discover a story of friendship.

Our Happy Readers!

"In her butterfly net of beguiling rhythm and rhyme, Raven Howell captures the sweet, fleeting moments of childhood. Both you and the little gnome in your lap will love it!"
20 Little Gnomes Kindle Cover
"I have my new-to-chapter-book-readers reading this in our book clubs at school. Word Dragon is the perfect level and it’s engaging. I love this series."
Word Dragon
"A great story that empowers girls and shows that their friendship and love for each other can help them overcome obstacles!"
Element Girls The Lost Goddess
Lisa-Anne L. Tsuruda, 'Iolani School, Honolulu, Hawaii

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