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About Pavilion

Pavilion Books is a thriving independent London-based publisher specialising in illustrated books for the UK and all international markets. We publish around 150 books a year under our range of established imprints; Batsford, Collins & Brown, National Trust, Pavilion, Pavilion Children’s, Pitkin and Portico. Our high-profile authors include Millie Marotta, Oz Clarke and Gennaro Contaldo and we specialise in managing brand-led publishing programmes with brands and organisations such as The National Trust, Good Housekeeping and Mollie Makes. At the core of our business are specialist lists such as craft, cookery, children’s and textile art.

For information on our imprints, take a look at the Imprints menu.

To get in touch, please find contact details on the Contact Us page.

For job vacancies, please visit the Careers page.



We are happy to accept unsolicited submissions, but due to the high volume of proposals we receive, are unable to acknowledge receipt. Please take time to read the submission guidelines below and check the subject matters published by our imprints.

  • Submissions should contain a proposed outline, chapter outline and a sample chapter if available, accompanied by a cover letter containing your name, address and other contact details. Please include a stamped, addressed envelope to enable us to respond to you.
  • Post submissions and general queries to the ‘Publisher’ and add the relevant imprint name, for example:  Publisher, Batsford, Pavilion Books, 43 Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3HZ.
  • We do not accept handwritten proposals. All work should be typed and double-spaced. Pages should be numbered if possible.