Maverick Permissions For Virtual Readings

Temporary Read-Aloud Permissions

We are committed to our fabulous list of authors and illustrators as well as the readers who enjoy their books. In these challenging times, we want to help protect the hard work and creativity of our contributors whilst also supporting schools, libraries and bookshops!

If you are a school, library, or bookshop and are wanting to use our books to support your students and supporters via distance learning – please read permissions below:

  • A one-time, non-dramatic reading of the book, for educational and non-commercial purposes only

  • Please note at the beginning of your recording that you are reading with permission from Maverick Publishing, Inc. ”Title” by Author, illustrated by Illustrator  

  • Recordings should only be posted/shared on closed platforms such as a private YouTube channel, closed Facebook group or a password-protected school platform.

  • The reading shall be removed from all formats, including live videos that have been archived, by March 31, 2021

  • Please tag @maverickbooks when promoting/discussing our books on social media

  • Please email details of your organisation and title of reading to [email protected], we’d love to see who is using our books out there! 

US reading queries are to be directed to our US distributor, Lerner; whose permissions can be found here

By posting a storytime recording, you agree to all terms outlined above. Maverick may adjust these terms in the future, as the situation evolves.