Effective July 1, 2021, BTPS is representing The SPCK Group – including Lion Hudson, InterVarsity Press UK, and SPCK Publishing – in the US and Canada only. The SPCK Group is the one of the world’s leading Christian publishers, formed following the acquisitions of IVP UK and, more recently, Lion Hudson by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, a publisher founded in 1698.
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.
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.
- River of Blood
- The Unseen Realm
- The Interactive Constitution
- The Forest City Killer
- Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something
Effective immediately, BTPS is representing Fern Books worldwide. Fern is a new press started by Kristina Kearns, former McSweeney’s publisher and editorial director, and Daniel Levin Becker, an author, translator, and longtime editor of both McSweeney’s and The Believer.
Effective immediately, BTPS is representing Word for Word Bible Comic in the US/CAN only. Word for Word produces high quality graphic novels presenting Christian scripture, with each book of the Bible featuring bold and historically accurate graphics with the unabridged NIV text.
Effective May 1, 2021, BTPS is representing Oscar Rieta Ojeda Publishers in the US/CAN and Central/South America only. Oscar Rieta Ojeda specializes in high-end architecture books, with a focus on contemporary architecture and design that brings together a diverse collection of some of the world’s best contributors to those fields.
Effective March 1, 2021, BTPS is providing warehousing and fulfillment services only to World Book, Inc. World Book has been in business since 1917 with its mission to enhance learning and reading for children around the world. In addition to their legendary encyclopedias and yearbooks, World Book publishes reference sets and other educational resources.
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.
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.