This is a list of the best book publishing companies in Kenya. The list focuses on award-winning companies that publish all types of books such as storybooks, secondary and primary books, biographies, classics and new curriculum books.
Here is a list of the best book publishing companies in Kenya.
1. Longhorn Publishers
Longhorn is a Pan-African publishing house that has grown its dominance in the publishing sector by establishing its presence throughout the region. The company has made huge strides in developing learning materials that are accessible from anywhere. About 60% of the company’s products have been digitised. The products include interactive e-books, audiobooks, video animated stories, epubs and mobile applications.
Contacts: 0722 204 608, 0708 282 260.
2. Moran Publishers
Moran is a publishing company that strives to provide quality information to readers by publishing and marketing stimulating educational and general reading materials.
Contact: 0723 971 057, 0735 439 613.
3. Focus Publishers
It is a dynamic publishing firm that has published a wide range of award winning books. They publish books on subjects such as school, poetry, medicine, medical, literature, law and history.
Contact: 0722 835 649.
4. East African Educational Publishers
The company is one of the leading school and general publishers within the East African region, with books covering areas of education, culture, development, aesthetics, literature, drama and poetry.
Contacts: 0722 207 216, 0722 205 661.
5. Spotlight Publishers
The company was established in 2008 and has grown to be a dominant publisher in the East African region, due to its wide variety of popular educational book titles.
Contacts: 020 444 1345, 0715 782 341.
6. Phoenix Publishers
It is a wholly-owned publishing company that was incorporated in 1987 principally to publish children’s fiction books that were not getting enough attention from local publishers.
Contacts: 0721 427 596, 0734 525 511.
7. Epsilon Publishers
This is an award-winning publishing company that provides editorial, translation, publishing and printing services to help you communicate your message succinctly with your audience in an engaging manner.
Contact: 0733 333 600.
8. Oxford University Press
They create the highest quality academic and educational resources and services and to make them available across the world.
Contacts: 0722 202 179, 0734 600 300.
9. Jomo Kenyatta Foundation
It is a parastatal under the Ministry of Education, with a mandate of publishing educational materials and awarding scholarships to bright but needy students to secondary schools.
Contacts: 0723 969 793, 0735 339 135.
10. Storymoja Publishers
It is a 14-year old creative company that publishes a wide range of African children’s books such as fiction, textbooks, revision books, reading trackers, workbooks and career resources.
Contacts: 0733 838 161.
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