Orca Book Publishers
Founded in 1984, Orca Book Publishers is an independently owned Canadian children's book publisher. With over 730 titles in print and more than 65 new titles a year, Orca publishes award-winning, best-selling books in a number of genres.
Orca Book Publishers has seen steady growth over the last few years and continues to produce high-quality books while developing new and exciting projects. Title output has grown with new nonfiction projects and a series of adult novels for struggling readers—Rapid Reads. The staff at Orca is passionate and dedicated to continually improving both the quality of the books published and their commercial and critical success. All editorial, production, marketing and distribution is done in-house and Orca has a well-deserved reputation as an efficient and successful publishing company.
The main warehouse and editorial offices are located in Victoria, British Columbia. From a warehouse near Bellingham, Washington, Orca distributes its own titles and those of a number of other Canadian publishers into the United States. Learn more about these publishers on our Distributed Titles page.
Orca prides itself on publishing Canadian authors and bringing them to a wider market. The international recognition garnered has shown that Canadian authors can compete on a world stage while writing for, and about, Canadians.