Kenya Publishers Association

Phoenix Publishers Ltd is a wholly locally owned general publishing concern founded in 1988. We publish textbooks and creative works, with a bias for children's and teenage fiction, in which areas we have over 200 titles both in English and Kiswahili. We have an extensive distribution network in the region, comprising the major booksellers in Kenya and collaborating publishers in Uganda and Tanzania. We pride in the affordability of our products as our contribution to affordable education.


To be the market leader in the provision of excellent books, with an emphasis on children’s readers and to do this in a healthy, profitable business environment


  • To develop and market carefully-selected, well-edited and tastefully-designed books for leisure reading for the children of this country and the region
  • To respond adequately to the learning materials requirements of Kenya and the region at all levels of the educational cycle
  • To liaise with companies in the region which subscribe to a similar mission in order to offer the widest possible selection of readers and other books to the Kenyan market
  • To cultivate a friendly, ethical and mutually beneficial trading atmosphere with our authors, suppliers, customers and other partners

Core Values:

Whether it is dealing with employees, authors, customers, suppliers, business partners or the general public, Phoenix Publishers shall be guided by the following core values:

  • Courtesy
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Efficieny
  • openess and
  • accountability

Core Business:

The core business of Phoenix Publishers Ltd. remains to publish and market books of the highest possible quality at the lowest, but still profitable, prices.


Contact Person: Gacheche Waruingi (Managing Director)

Physical Address: Kijabe Street, a few blocks down from the Text Book Centre, Nairobi

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Postal Address: P.O. Box 18650-00500, Enterprise Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: 0721-427596/0734-525511

Fax: (020)313562



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