Interested in Publishing?

Thank you for your interest in bringing Kidsville News to your community. Whether you are an existing newspaper publisher, business owner, sales and marketing executive or an independent entrepreneur looking to create your own successful company, you will find Kidsville News an extremely exciting, rewarding and profitable venture.

Kidsville News is a completely turn-key operation backed by 16 years of proven success. Kidsville News is NOT a franchise. This means no franchise fees, management fees, commissions or royalties. Best of all, no previous experience in publishing is required. We license the rights and privilege to publish Kidsville News in a specific and designated territory. Each successful Kidsville News licensee brings excitement, enthusiasm, business savvy and sales and marketing experience to this unique business opportunity — as well as a sincere interest in the education and literacy development of children. If you are engaged in your community and looking for a solid business venture that offers unlimited revenue generating potential by providing valuable reading and educational resources to the classroom and encouraging young children to read, then Kidsville News may be for you. We qualify all our publishers, so read on and let us know if we can provide you with additional information about becoming a Kidsville News publisher.

Best regards,

Bill Bowman
Kidsville News, Inc

Kidsville News is a fun, family newspaper that promotes education, reading and good character traits in  children in grades K – 6. It was created in1998 by newspaper publisher Bill Bowman as a local and self-sustaining “Newspaper in Education” program for his community of Fayetteville, N.C.

Kidsville News has a proven 16-year track record as a profitable and valuable reading and educational resource serving children, teachers, parents and guardians. With publishers in ten states, a monthly circulation of more than 600,000 and a readership of 1.6 million, Kidsville News is the fastest growing children’s publication in the nation. Kidsville News is aligned nationally with the Common Core Curriculum Standards ( and is currently used by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for reading assessments and end-of-grade testing. Kidsville News is recognized nationally as a quality children’s publication by the Parents’ Choice Foundation and received the National Parents’ Choice Award in 2008 and 2012. ( Each Kidsville News publication has its own interactive website, teacher/parent worksheets and Online Electronic Version (w/free subscriptions) adaptable for use on classroom smart boards, white boards, computers and tablets. To view the flagship edition go to: Enjoy!

Style/Type: Tabloid: Free Children’s Literacy and Educational Newspaper Resource

Frequency: Monthly-Year Round (12 editions)

Readership: K – 6 grade students, educators, parents and guardians

Components of Kidsville News:

  • Monthly Fun and Educational Content
  • Local CVC Audits
  • National CVC Audits
  • Local Readership Survey
  • Interactive Website
  • Electronic Online Edition
  • “Flip” Edition with/Hyperlinks
  • Teacher/Parent Worksheets
  • and,

National Readership*: 1,625,000
*2012 CVC Audit

Distribution: Racked: Free to schools, libraries, museums, theatres, YMCA’s, after-school programs, summer camps – anywhere children and families congregate.

Licensing Fees: Starting at $750 per month depending on territory size, population and number of  children in grades K-6 in the designated territory.

Find out how you can bring Kidsville News to your community. There is never a cost or obligation associated with the first step in the qualifying process to become a Kidsville News publisher. Providing the basic information below will allow us to estimate the minimum revenue and profit potential for your requested territory. Again, Kidsville News is NOT a franchise. We license only the monthly the concept and content to qualified applicants.

If you are looking for a fun, valuable and profitable business opportunity and would like to know more about bringing Kidsville News to your community,visit our National Site.