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Efficiency The Follett/Baker & Taylor Difference

Providing tailored sales and fulfillment options to high quality publishers

BTPS customers include any account in the book trade as well as mass merchandisers, specialty retail and wholesale customers, the gift trade, museums, Christian bookstores and churches, outdoor stores—essentially any business that buys and sells books. BTPS sells to accounts around the world, both in print and electronic formats.
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BTPS’ Facility Serves as the Hub for Shipping Domestically

BTPS client publishers benefit from our centralized facility in Ashland, Ohio, which ships large and small orders to accounts domestically, and works with Baker & Taylor’s Momence warehouse to ship orders internationally.

One Hub Combines Manufacturing, Distribution, and Warehousing

Offset, short-run digital, and POD options are all available from one print file, providing BTPS client publishers with exceptional pricing. Our stellar print customer service representatives have also received major kudos and work closely with our print clients to get jobs done to their specifications.

No other book distributor can match the reach of the combined Follett/Baker & Taylor businesses

As a division of Follett and Baker & Taylor, BTPS collaborates with client publishers who benefit from our parent companies’ positions as major suppliers of public libraries, K-12 school markets and higher education outlets.


Learn more about a few of the BTPS client publishers.

Featured Titles




Tachyon Publications

As of January 1, 2020, BTPS is representing Tachyon Publications worldwide. Tachyon is the highly acclaimed publisher of award-winning science fiction, fantasy, horror and many other genres.


As of July 1, 2019, BTPS is representing McSweeney’s Literary Arts Fund worldwide. McSweeney’s is the independent nonprofit publishing company started by Dave Eggers and publishes several books and periodicals a year, including McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern and Illustoria.

Sweet Cherry Publishing

As of July 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Sweet Cherry Publishing in the U.S. and Canada (excluding mass merchandise). Specializing in children’s and YA fiction, Sweet Cherry publishes a diverse selection of genres including action, fantasy, coming-of-age, and educational titles for younger children.

Flowerpot Press

As of July 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Flowerpot Press in the U.S. They are an independent publisher of inventive fiction and non-fiction selections for babies and toddlers through elementary grades. Their titles are designed to entertain and inspire children while they explore their imagination and the world around them.

Allison & Busby

As of July 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Allison & Busby in the U.S. and Canada. They publish across all fiction genres with a focus on mystery, thrillers, and sagas, and also manage the sales and distribution for Kashi House, a young publisher with high quality books on Indian history, culture, and art.

Parvus Press

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Parvus Press in the U.S. and Canada. Whether transporting readers to new worlds or giving them a fresh, imaginative look at their own, Parvus is publishing the next generation of fantasy and science fiction.

Beetle Books

As of July 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Beetle Books in the U.S. and Canada. As the newly-launched imprint of Hungry Tomato, Beetle Books is a children’s publisher that creates books that enable fact-hungry young minds to interact with history, science, geography, the natural world, and number, word and visual puzzles.

Nimbus Publishing

As of August 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Nimbus Publishing in the U.S. They publish on a range of subjects, including children’s picture books and fiction, literary non-fiction, social and cultural history, nature photography, current events, biography, sports and cultural issues.

Management Impact Publishing

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Management Impact Publishing in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. They publish business books with a focus on innovative ideas, editorial quality and fitting graphic design. The company is the book publishing arm of multinational company Vakmedianet.

Bushel & Peck Books

As of June 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Bushel & Peck Books in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. A start-up children’s publisher, they will release their first titles in fall 2019 and are under the direction of David Miles, former publishing director and a partner at Familius.

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