Celebrate the Human Spirit

Mims House (est. 2008) is a U.S. children’s book publisher. Our award winning stories include contemporary fiction, fantasy middle grade novels and nonfiction picture books. Common themes include troubled families, a healthy environment, and teaching kids how to write.

We publish stories that touch the lives of the young. Or the young at heart. Our books celebrate the indomitable and unconquerable human spirit, and give kids boundless hope in the midst of tangled families or intergalactic struggles. Nonfiction stories evoke awe and wonder for the world. Our writing process books celebrate and encourage a kid’s creativity.


Junior Library Guild selection - The Nantucket Sea Monster | MimsHouse.com The Nantucket Sea Monster: A Fake News Story is a Fall, 2017 Junior Library Guild Selection


Wisdom, the Midway Albatross received a Starred Review in Publisher’s Weekly.
” . . .Pattison writes crisply and evocatively. . .”
“. . .carefully detailed and naturalistic illustrations, portraying both the beauty and danger of Wisdom’s aquatic environment. . .”

For information on other reviews of our books, please download our catalog.


Mims House, in the historic Quapaw District of Little Rock, AR.
We are located in the historic Quapaw District of Little Rock, AR in the Mims House. Our name comes from name of our 1890 Victorian-era house that we use as our office. In this historic district, houses are name for the family who lived there in 1890. In our case, the Mims family were residents here in 1890.


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Some of Our Hardcover and Paperback Distributors

Mackin Educational
Follett School Solutions
Children’s Plus, Inc.
Perma-Bound Books
Smithsonian Museum Stores
Baker & Taylor
Follett Logo April 2013

Some of our eBook distributors:
Follett eBooks
Perma-Bound Books
Mackin VIA
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