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Bibliographic Submission

For use ONLY once titles have been approved for submission. If in doubt please see How do I get my books listed.

In order to ensure all details on new titles are submitted, an Excel spreadsheet has been created for you, which has all required criteria and bibliographic information, e.g:

ISBN, Title, Dimensions (length x width), pagination, binding, price, publication date, illustrations, series, author, VAT element if applicable and a 1 line synopsis (Max 70 characters).

Simply fill in the boxes and return to buyersnewpublishers@gardners.com

Please click here to download the spreadsheet.

New publishers wishing to supply eBooks to our digital warehouse are invited to complete our eBook questionaire. Click here to download it in MS Word format.

Book Jacket Submission

Please supply jacket image as:

  • PC format (or PC formatted file if using an Apple Mac)
  • 24bit RGB colour .jpg
  • Full front view of cover (no borders)
  • Minimum of 100 dpi 640 pixels tall
  • Saved as its ISBN13.jpg (ie 9781234567890.jpg)

Images can be submitted by:

  • FTP over the internet (contact Will Harvey for more information. email: will.harvey@gardners.com)
  • Mail on CD/DVD ROM to: Simon Pallant, I.T. Services Manager, Gardners Books, 1 Whittle Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 6QH
  • email at images@gardners.com

Further information

To enable us to promote your products effectively, we are endeavouring to include as many book jackets on our website as possible.

Part of this process means we physically scan over 1000 books a week to upload on to our website on top of any illustrations publishers submit to the Book Guide or Gardners Recommends.

It is possible we can download your image files to our system via the Internet. Also if you already have images for your titles which we can use in other formats please contact us by emailing illustrations@gardners.com to discuss alternatives in file handling.

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