Carlsen Verlag – Germany
Carlsen is a publishing house with a broad range of products: Print books, apps and e-books not only for children and young adults, but also manga, comic books and humor books. It is part of the Swedish Bonnier Group. Best known characters are Harry Potter, Bella and Edward from Twilight, Tintin, Peanuts, Dragon Ball, One piece, Naruto, Gaston, Conni, Pixi, Petzi, and many more. The children’s book list consists of innovate board books, picture books and fiction for children and young adults. I’m your contact for the English speaking market, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.
Coppenrath Verlag – Germany
Coppenrath Verlag was established in Münster over 240 years ago and has been a prosperous company ever since. In 1997 Wolfgang Hölker launched a very successful range of children’s books. They have always laid a special emphasis on the production of high quality books in cooperation with well-known illustrators (German and International). I’m your contact for the English speaking market.
Knesebeck Verlag – Germany (children’s list only)
Knesebeck is an excellent publisher of exquisite and high quality illustrated books for adults and children. The publisher has developed a unique and outstanding children’s books list alongside its core programme of illustrated books on subjects like travel, art and photography for adults. I’m your contact for the English speaking market, Scandinavia, Dutch and Afrikaans language, the Baltics and Poland.
Lelequ (Ronshin Group) – China
Founded in 2006, the Ronshin Group has established itself as one of China’s leading companies for the creation of children’s novelty and high-end educational titles. Its imprint Lelequ is now well-known as one of the most innovative children’s book publishers in the country. With its emphasis on quality, Lelequ not only introduces the best books from all over the world to Chinese audiences but, starting in 2009, has invested in its own in-house book creation programme, committed to bringing informative, beautiful and innovative books to young readers world-wide. I’m your contact for Norway, Finland, Iceland, the Baltic States, Afrikaans language, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.
Magellan Verlag – Germany
Magellan is a fairly young publishing house which started with its first programme in autumn 2014 and has been hugely successful since. Magellan publish books for children and young adults, from board books and picture books to first reader, middle grade and YA fiction, and all produced at highest quality standards. They also have a range of games and puzzles for children. I’m your contact for the English speaking market, Scandinavia, Russia, Ukraine, Dutch and Afrikaans language and Poland.
Magic Cat Publishing – UK
Magic Cat is a young publishing house founded in 2019 with its first list published in spring 2020. They publish beautiful book for children about kindness, friendship, inclusivity, diversity, about culture, the planet, activism and mindfulness. Books that inspire. I’m your contact for Norway, Finland, Iceland, the Baltic States, Afrikaans language, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.
Magnard Jeunesse – France
Magnard Jeunesse is a children’s book imprint of the Albin Michel Group. Magnard’s main focus is on educational titles, but in recent years they moved towards trade publishing as well. They have published some stunning authors in middle grade and YA over the past few years and their programme continues to grow. I’m your contact for the English speaking market, Scandinavia, Dutch and Afrikaans language, Russia, Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic States.
Wydawnictwo Nasza Księgarnia – Poland
Nasza Księgarnia is a unique publishing house, combining tradition and modernity. They publish classics such as A.A. Milne, Astrid Lindgren and a nine-volume cycle on Mummies and of course many Polish classics. Apart from fantastic fiction titles, they are also the home to some amazing artists including Katarzyna Bajerowicz, Nikola Kucharska, Artur Nowicki, Daniel de Latour, Emilia Dziubak, Przemysław Liputa and Katarzyna Bogucka. I am you contact for the English speaking market and Scandinavia.
Oetinger Verlag – Germany
The publishing group Oetinger is one of the leading companies on the German-language market for children’s media and entertainment. In addition to the Astrid Lindgren classics, Oetinger publishes the works of some of Germany’s most successful authors, Kirsten Boie, Cornelia Funke, Paul Maar and Sabine Ludwig. The Ogglies, the Sat and Petterson and Findus are all huge, iconic children’s favourites. Titles, such as Cornelia Funke’s Inkworld Trilogy, Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games and Marah Woolf’s Divine Spark are bestsellers for all ages. I am you contact for the English speaking market and Scandinavia.
Quarto – UK (children’s lists only)
Quarto is a publisher and packager of great illustrated books that entertain, educate and enrich the lives of adults and children around the world. I represent the children’s lists in the German speaking markets. These include the following imprints: Quarto Children’s Books, Words & Pictures, Ivy Kids, Wide Eyed Editions and Frances Lincoln Children’s Books. Please do get in touch for further details and information on upcoming titles.
Thienemann-Esslinger Verlag GmbH – Germany
The Thienemann-Esslinger Verlag GmbH is part of Bonnier Media Deutschland and was established early in 2014 after a merger of the Thienemann Verlag GmbH in Stuttgart with the Esslinger F.J. Schreiber GmbH, hitherto in Esslingen. Both Thienemann (founded in 1849) and Esslinger (founded in 1831) can look back on a long history. The focus of the four sectors within the publishing programmes, Thienemann, Esslinger, Planet! and Gabriel lies on books for children and teenagers and covers all ages between 0 and 18, from high-quality picture books to novels for young adults. I’m your contact for the English speaking market and Scandinavia.
Ueberreuter, Annette Betz, G&G, Nilpferd Verlag – Germany/Austria
Ueberreuter was founded by the Salzer family in 1946. In spring 2012 Ueberreuter moved from Vienna to Berlin and publishes realistic and fantasy literature for children and young adults. Annette Betz Verlag publishes books for children up to eight years of age. Its programme consists of picture books, songbooks and series, combining high literary and artistic quality. Nilpferd Verlag is the latest addition to the list and has published award winning, wonderful illustrated picture books and fiction as well as the books by one of Austria’s most famous children’s book illustrator Erwin Moser. I’m your contact for the English speaking market, Scandinavia, and the Baltic States.
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