write a book or make something neat that you'd like us to carry?
Local and self-published authors and makers of whimsy—if you'd like to see your work at blue manatee, complete this form and send us or drop off a copy of your book or example of your item(s).
Before submitting, please consider the following:
- A book sells best when it conforms to customer and industry expectations for finished books.
- Books should be professionally published, have a bound and printed spine, display a bar code with an International Standard Book Number (ISBN), and have a suggested retail price printed on its exterior.
- Your book or artwork should be priced comparably to other books (or items) of its type.
- We exclusively carry books and sidelines items for children.
- Handmade items or self-published books will be purchased on consignment until proven to be salable at blue manatee.
- We receive many inquiries, and we try our best to respond within two weeks. Be patient and follow the process for best results.