In 1982 the Czech government sends Peter Sis (Ballerina and
Truck) to Los Angeles to produce a film for the coming Winter Olympics. When
the entire Eastern bloc decides to boycott the Olympics, Peter is ordered home.
A defiant Peter stays in the U.S. and through Maurice Sendak joins the Harper
& Row roster of authors.
|From timeless classics to current bestsellers HarperCollins imprints have
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HarperCollins Children's Books
Collins The Collins children’s books imprint publishes
exceptional children’s nonfiction and reference books for toddlers to teens.
These books are co- branded with some of the most trusted names in learning and
education, including the Smithsonian Institution, the Emily Post Institute,
TIME For Kids, the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series; and award winning
science writer, Seymour Simon.
Eos. The quest of an untested young hero and the struggle
to resist the powers of darkness lay at the heart of the classic fantasy tale.
Whether it is a young adventurer getting far more excitement than he asked for
in Airborn or epic struggles between good and evil in The Crimson
Sword and Hallowed Hunt, these titles achieve greatness by
staying true to their roots.
Greenwillow Books. Since its inception in 1974, Greenwillow
Books has been publishing books for children of every age. Greenwillow
publishes with the hope that at the heart of each book there is honesty,
emotion and depth—conveyed by an author or an artist who has something that is
worth saying to children and who says it in a way that is worth reading.
HarperFestival is home to books, novelties, and
merchandise for the very young—children under the age of 6. Classic board
books, such as Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny established
the list over ten years ago. Today, Festival boasts significant programs such
as My Little Pony, the Berenstain Bears, Little Critter and
Biscuit, and a variety of holiday novelties.
HarperKidsEntertainment is home to the hottest
movie and TV tie-in titles from preschool through teens. This is the book
destination for blockbusters like Spider-Man 2, and the excitement
will continue with upcoming titles such as Lemony Snicket's A Series of
Unfortunate Events and Robots. If you like the movie, you'll
love the books!
HarperTrophy is the premier paperback imprint for children.
With a stellar list that includes more
Caldecott award-winners than any other publisher, Trophy's
authors and illustrators are some of the most beloved in children's literature.
From picture books by
Maurice Sendak and I Can Reads by
Arnold Lobel to novels by
Laura Ingalls Wilder,
E. B. White,
Katherine Paterson and
Beverly Cleary, the Trophy list has a book for every
Joanna Cotler Books publishes literary and commercial picture
books and fiction for all ages. Outstanding authors and illustrators include
award winners, bestsellers and luminaries such as,
Francesca Lia Block,
Jamie Lee Curtis,
Doreen Cronin and
The Julie Andrews Collection encompasses books for young
readers of all ages that nurture the imagination and celebrate a sense of
wonder. The collection includes new works by established and emerging authors,
out-of-print gems worthy of resurrection, and books by Ms. Andrews herself.
Embracing themes of integrity, creativity, and the gifts of nature, the Julie
Andrews Collection offers gentle wisdom for the growing years.
Katherine Tegen Books believes that the best books are
made from the best stories - stories that entertain, inform, and that capture
the excitement, the joys, and the longings of life. Narratives created through
memorable characters and original voices are the most powerful way to connect
the reader with the experience of growing up in our world.
Laura Geringer Books continues to provide children with
award-winning, best-selling, and innovative authors and artists who "push the
envelope" and set new standards of excellence. The stellar list includes:
Richard Egielski, and
HarperTeen publishes great books for real teens, with
characters, settings, and stories relevant to their own lives, minds, and
spirits. Spanning the spectrum from classic themes to the cutting edge, with
authors such as,
Joyce Carol Thomas,
Melvin Burgess, and
Catherine Clark, HarperTeen is destined to take the teen
market by storm!
HarperCollins UK is one of the top three book publishing
groups in the United Kingdom and was named Publisher of the Year at the British
Book Awards in March 2002. It publishes a wider range of books than any other
publisher, from cutting-edge contemporary fiction, to block-busting thrillers,
from fantasy literature and children's stories to enduring classics. It also
publishes an impressive selection of non-fiction titles, including history,
celebrity memoirs, biographies, popular science, plus mind, body and spirit,
dictionaries, maps, reference titles and education books. HarperCollins UK
employs more than 1,000 people across three sites. The headquarters are in
London and Glasgow. They now publish 1,500 books a year under a range of
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HarperCollins Canada was created in 1989—the result of the
worldwide merging of two long standing and prestigious publishing companies,
the American company Harper & Row and the British publisher Collins. The
company publishes such celebrated Canadian fiction authors as Timothy Findley,
Bonnie Burnard, Barbara Gowdy, Sharon Butala, Thomas King, Andrew Pyper, and
Greg Hollingshead. HarperCollins is also pleased to publish best-selling works
of non-fiction from Margaret Visser, Dennis Lee, Marjorie Harris, Maggie
Siggins, Maude Barlow, Witold Rybczynski, Rosemary Sullivan, as well as the
celebrity autobiographies of Celine Dion, Eric Lindros, Wayne Gretzky, and Mike
“Pinball” Clemons. In children’s publishing, our authors include Ken Oppel,
Eric Wilson, Monica Hughes, Karleen Bradford, Janet McNaughton, Eric Walters
and Tomson Highway.
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HarperCollins Australia was founded in 1989 with the
amalgamation of three publishing houses: Harper and Row (USA), William Collins
(UK) and Angus & Robertson Publishers (Australia). This union of strong
global publishers with Australia’s oldest and foremost literary publisher
resulted in a uniquely powerful company, with the literary heritage of Angus
& Robertson augmented by the international reach of News Corporation.
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HarperCollins New Zealand
HarperCollins New Zealand was established in 1888 as a
division of William Collins in the UK and its strength in this market stems
from a strong involvement in local publishing. Through such imprints as
HarperCollins, HarperSports, Flamingo, Voyager and Perennial,
HarperCollinsPublishers offers authors every market opportunity in New Zealand,
Australia and beyond.
In addition to the local publishing program, HarperCollins New Zealand acts as
the official distributor for such prestigious international publishers as Simon
and Schuster (Aus), Usborne (UK), Anova Books (UK), Little Hare Books (Aus) and
Pease Training Corporation (Aus).
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HarperCollins India is a joint venture between HarperCollins
Publishers and the India Today Group. This partnership brings together the
dynamism and reach of one of India’s biggest media groups with the publishing
experience and expertise of a premier international publishing company. The
combination is likely to make HarperCollins India the publisher of choice in
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HarperCollins has signed an agreement with the People's Literature Publishing
House to translate and publish famous Chinese literary works overseas. In
addition to sharing classical works of literature, both HarperCollins and The
People’s Literature Publishing House announced the launch of Cidian.cn, an
online Collins Dictionary service featuring a full English-Chinese translation
dictionary and an English dictionary designed specifically for students
learning English. These will provide comprehensive language resources,
phraseology, language and cultural notes as well as thousands of translated
examples. Appropriately named from the Chinese word for dictionary, Cidian.cn
(pronounced “tsih di’en”) will enable users in China and globally to look up
words, read translations, view corresponding entries and benefit from other
advanced search functions.
HarperCollins Zondervan is the #1 publisher of the Bible
worldwide as well as an award-winning book, ministry resource publisher, and
inspirational gift producer. While Zondervan’s heritage is rooted in publishing
Bibles and books, they continue to expand their resource offerings to become an
even greater contributor to the international Christian marketplace. Today they
offer a wide variety of resources including Bibles, books, audio books, eBooks,
videos, CD–ROMs and inspirational gifts. Zondervan is constantly looking for
new ideas and new formats for delivering those ideas to their customers.
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