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Welcome to The Children's Book Store Distribution B2B website. This page is for retailers, distributors and record labels located in North America. It is our goal to provide the tools to enhance, educate and enrich opportunities for our award-winning products and to share our proven marketing strategies. If you would like additional information or our pricing, please contact Laura Hunter at

The Children's Book Store Distribution (CBSD) is a division of The Children's Group; producers of audio, video, DVD, CD-ROM and educational resources. The Children's Group has distribution in the mainstream music market through Koch Entertainment. CBSD serves the independent specialty market in North America. Through CBSD, children's book stores, toy stores, educational retail/wholesale, catalog companies and other non-traditional music retailers have a reliable and competitive source of marketing and distribution support for both our recordings and complementary selections from other producers.

With over 15 years of business expertise and market penetration, CBSD has become an established source for the distribution of classical music and classical stories for children of all ages.

Our Policy & Terms

Terms of Sale: All new CBSD customers must submit a credit application. We will ship your first order due with a prepaid cheque, credit card or C.O.D. A $5.75 C.O.D. charge will apply. On approved credit, orders are shipped due net 30 days from date of invoice. SRP is a suggested retail price only and dealers are not obligated to sell at this price. An additional 2% discount is given for product purchased on a non-returnable or "one-way" sale.

Discounts: Please contact Laura Hunter at

Minimum Order Size: Minimum order size is 15 assorted units per ship-to destination to receive dealer discount. Dealer orders less than minimum order size only receive a 40% discount and are charged an additional $7.50 handling fee.

Back Orders: Back orders will be held on out-of-stock and not-yet-received items unless specified on your purchase order. Minimum of 5 pieces or $25.00 net billing for back order shipping.

Payment: Remit payments to: CBSD, 1815 Ironstone Manor, Pickering, ON L1W 3W9 CANADA We now accept VISA or MASTERCARD.

Past Due Accounts: Past due accounts accrue a service charge of 1 1/2% per month. CBSD reserves the right to revoke credit privileges on overdue accounts. If your account is placed on hold for nonpayment, we will ship your next three orders by prepaid cheque, credit card or C.O.D. before restoring credit terms.

Returns: Call for authorization and returns address. We will only accept preauthorized returns after 90 days from date of original shipment on UNOPENED products. Account credit will be issued at net price paid for the product. Unused credits are refunded after 60 days.

Restocking Charge: Customer returns received at CBSD that are not in saleable condition will be assessed a service charge of 5% of original invoice price to cover inventory refurbishment.

Shipping Charges: Within North America (excl. Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories) the shipping charge will be 8% of net sales up to $99.99, 7% up to $249.99, 6% up to $349.99, 5% up to $499.99 and FREE FREIGHT $500.00 and over. A $10.00 service charge for consignee/third party billing requests.

Exports: Please contact Laura Hunter at

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