Due to the volume of permission requests, please allow 2-4 weeks for a response. We appreciate your patience at this time. Thank you.

All published material by Charlesbridge Publishing is protected under copyright law.

Please send requests for permission to reprint text and/or illustrations from any of our books to: 

For remote events and read-alouds during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Thanks so much for your support of Charlesbridge titles—we want to do everything we can to support you, too, during this unprecedented time. While we cannot give permission for videos to be posted on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, or any other public platform, we would love to have you record a read-aloud for any of our books and post it on a closed platform (ex. A Zoom meeting, a password-protected classroom site).

Please follow the guidelines below:

  1. Please fill out this form to let us know about your read-aloud.
  2. At the beginning of your video, please read the author’s name, the illustrator’s name, and say that you are reading “with permission from Charlesbridge Publishing”
  3. Please delete your video within 30 days of making it available
  4. These readings are allowed for remote educational programming only. This process does not grant permission for any commercial use (commercial uses include Outschool or similar platforms)
  5. If you are reading on a closed, non-public platform, for educational purposes only, please consider your request automatically approved. If your case does not fit this description for any reason, please see below!

For commercial, non read-aloud, or any other types of permissions requests please email and include as much information as is relevant and/or possible, including but not limited to:

  • Requested title(s)
  • Specific text or image selection
  • Description of use
  • Length of term needed
  • Formats involved (e.g. print, audio, electronic)
  • Territory needed (e.g. US, Canada, World, etc.)
  • For commercial uses, please list the retail price of your proposed product
  • Print run/estimated user numbers

For audio, book club, performance, translation, or any other rights request, kindly contact our rights team at 

Phone: (617) 926-2509

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