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Hachette Children's Group

Award winning books for children of all ages and interests


Hachette Children’s Group is one of the most successful children’s publishers in the UK, with an excellent track record in creating bestselling and award winning books for children of all ages.
 
Its six imprints, Franklin Watts, Hodder Children’s Books, Orchard Books, Wayland, Orion Children's Books & Indigo and Little, Brown, Books for Young Readers together form a dynamic list of top quality picture books, fiction and non-fiction.

Hodder Children’s Books and Orchard Books proudly publish many successful brands such as Enid Blyton, Kipper, Wibbly Pig, Charlie & Lola, How to Train Your Dragon, Rainbow Magic, Beast Quest and Gallagher Girls. Bestselling writers and illustrators include Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees David Melling, Mick Inkpen, Lauren Child, Holly Webb, Cressida Cowell, Catherine Fisher, Kate O’Hearn, RJ Anderson, Robert Muchamore, David Almond and LJ Smith.

Orion Children's Books and Indigo publish some of today's best-selling, prize-winning authors including Sally Gardner, Alan Gibbons, Liz Kessler, Caroline Lawrence, Annabel Pitcher, Lauren St John, Marcus Sedgwick and Francesca Simon. Fiona, who has won the prestigious Branford Boase Award twice, is highly respected for the quality of her fiction lists and for the rapidly developing non-fiction list. Alongside major brands such as Horrid Henry, Astérix and Deadly 60, the list includes celebrity authors Steve Backshall, Pippa Funnell and Holly and Kelly Willoughby.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers was formed as a UK imprint in 2013, and publishes Frank Lampard's Frankie's Magic Football series, the Ever After High and Monster High brands, and Chris Colfer's Land of Stories series, among other successful children's titles.

Hachette Children's Group's educational imprints Franklin Watts and Wayland together have over 70 years of publishing experience and publish nearly 600 new information books each year on topics ranging from literacy development, reluctant readers, science & technology and geography to history, religion and sport. Their extensive range of high quality non-fiction books is perfect for classroom teaching as well as individual project work and homework help.

Hachette Children’s Group’s wide-ranging publishing programme provides a one-stop-shop for every child’s bookshop, classroom, library and home. For more information, visit their website at  www.hachettechildrens.co.uk