Getting Books from Publishers

PUBLISHER AND VENDOR DISTRIBUTORSHIP

OBA Books is the retailer for the publishing Company, Oba Kunta Octopus. In addition, we also resell books on behalf of other independent publishers and distributors. We not directly purchase books from Authors, other than on consignment (see below). OBA Books only purchases books from book vendors.

HOW WE ACCEPT BOOKS

1. CONSIGNMENT
Send us at least two books to begin with. Consignment is available at all our retail locations. Our consignment program can be managed by yourself or your publisher/distributor.

SALE OR RETURN
For printed books, we work with a Sale-Or-Return method. Book must be fully returnable. Book must have a Price and barcode on the cover/jacket

2. COVER AND SHORT DESCRIPTION
It might be easy for you to send us your book’s cover image, ISBN, a short description (including praise and awards if any). All book images and enhanced descriptions are sent to OBA Books from publishers/distributors. All book details and images are sent to Indigo from publishers/distributors. Please notify your publisher/distributor of any errors/changes and they will update Indigo accordingly. Please notify your publisher/distributor of any errors/changes and they will update Indigo accordingly.

SELF-PUBLISHED BOOKS
Your self-published book can be listed on our site. However, this can only be done with a publisher/distributor that has an established relationship with OBA, provided that the title meets OBA’s Terms of Sale:

WHY IS YOUR BOOK NOT ON OUR WEBSITE?
If your book is currently distributed in Africa and you are unable to find it on our site, it is best to contact your publisher/distributor directly. All listing information is sent to OBA from publishers and/or distributors. If your book is available POD (print-on-demand), it might have to be listed manually – please email info@obakunta.co.ke for more details. Please include your Title and ISBN whenever possible.