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Report a typographical error

If you find a typographical error in a book published by Simon & Schuster, please email us.


Report a Damaged or Defective Item
If you purchased damaged or defective product from a source other than, please return the product to place of purchase.

To notify us about damaged or defective products that you have purchased from, please complete our customer service form.


Lexile® and Guided Reading Levels

Unfortunately, only some of our books in the Ready-To-Read series have been evaluated for Lexile® at this time. We hope to have more Simon & Schuster titles included in the Lexile® Database in the near future.


Manuscript Submissions
As a general policy, Simon & Schuster does not review or return unsolicited manuscripts or artwork. We suggest that prospective authors and illustrators submit their materials through a professional literary agent.


We cannot recommend specific agents for your work but a directory of agents is one section of Literary Market Place, a reference work that can be found in most libraries. Literary Market Place also has a website at


Alternatively, should you wish to pursue self-publishing your work, we invite you to explore the services offered by Archway Publishing, from Simon & Schuster. Visit for more information.