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Welcome to Tanglewood! We are a small, independent press with a wonderful assortment of cool books for kids. We hope you take the time to explore all the extras on this site.

Please note:
Tanglewood Publishing is moving. As of June 20, 2016, our new headquarters will be located at:
1060 N. Capitol Ave., Suite E-395
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Our submissions remain closed as we continue to work through the backlog.


The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand
Written by Audrey Penn; Illustrated by by Ruth E. Harper & Nancy M. Leak
Picture Book, Ages 3-8, $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-933718-00-2, Hardcover

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called The Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. Since its first publication in 1993, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic that touches the lives of millions of children and their parents. Read more.

A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon

Written by Mike Mullin
Young Adult, Ages 14 & up, $10.95
ISBN: 978-1-933718-74-3, Paperback

For Alex, being left alone for the weekend means having the freedom to play computer games and hang out with his friends without hassle from his mother. Then the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, plunging his hometown into a nightmare of darkness, ash, and violence. Alex begins a harrowing trek to seach for his family and finds help in Darla, a travel partner he meets along the way. Together they must find the strength and skills to survive and outlast an epic disaster. Read more.

Surviving the Angel of Death

Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz
Written by Eva Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri
Young Adult, Ages 12 & up, $8.95
ISBN: 978-1-933718-57-6, Paperback

Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Mengele's twins were granted the "privileges" of keeping their own clothes and hair, but they were also subjected to sadistic medical experiments and forced to fight daily for their own survival. Read more.

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