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Andersen Press to be distributed by Walker Books Australia

Walker Books Australia is delighted to announce that they have taken on the Australian and New Zealand distribution of award winning UK publishing house, Andersen Press, beginning August 2019.

Andersen Press, founded in 1976, publishes some of the most well-known and best loved names in the world of children’s books. These include David McKee, the creator of Elmer the patchwork elephant; Tony Ross, author of the Little Princess series; Ruth Brown, whose books include classics such as A Dark Dark Tale and The Big Sneeze; Michael Foreman, creator of Jack’s Fantastic Voyage and One World; Max Velthuijs whose Frog series has sold in 25 languages; and Colin McNaughton, whose Preston Pig series are among Andersen’s bestselling titles worldwide.

Mark Hendle, Managing Director of Andersen Press says, “We are delighted to announce our sales representation for both the Australian and New Zealand markets as well as the US and Canadian markets. Walker Books Australia and New Zealand is widely recognised as a market leader in quality children’s books with over twenty years’ experience and I am in no doubt that our books couldn’t be in better hands.”

“We are thrilled to be coming on board with Andersen Press. It is wonderful to represent a list which is such a natural fit for Walker. As publishers we both have carefully curated lists that inspire a special relationship with booksellers,” says Angela Van Den Belt, President of Walker Books Australia and New Zealand.

About Walker Books Australia
Walker Books Australia has been bringing the best of children’s publishing to Australia and New Zealand for 25 years. The company is dedicated to publishing books of unwavering quality for children and young adults to read and treasure. Walker Books Australia is also passionate about the Australian and New Zealand Children’s book industry and is a haven for the most highly talented authors and illustrators, both emerging and award-winning.

For more information please contact:
Maraya Bell – Publicity Manager
Walker Books
Ph. 0419 163 976
publicitywba@walkerbooks.com.au

Last updated on 06/03/19 at 05:57:48
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