Publishing

Hachette UK


Hachette UK is the second-largest British publishing group, and the market leader in ebooks, publishing over 5,000 new books annually across more than 50 different imprints. In the UK, over 20% of trade books are sold as ebooks and digital learning is embedded in all schools. Hachette UK has firmly embraced digital technologies to meet consumer demand and make the most of the latest marketing trends. In 2017, 122 of the Group’s titles made the Sunday Times’ bestseller list, including 24 at number one. In the schools sector, Hachette UK, through its Hodder Education division, is one of the leading publishers of educational books and digital learning materials. Its Dynamic Learning ebook platform is in place in over 50% of UK secondary schools, and Rising Stars is a leading publisher of books and resources for primary schools. Hachette Children’s Group publishes literature for young readers of all ages. Hachette UK has subsidiaries in Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and India, and an International Sales division shared with Hachette Book Group (USA), ensuring that Hachette’s English-language books are sold in all markets worldwide. In 2017, Hachette UK acquired Bookouture, which became a new division within the Hachette UK group, as well as Summersdale, Kyle Books and Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

News from our imprints in the UK

    • Founded 1986
    • Titles on backlist 2,100
    • books published/year 90
    Headline has an outstanding reputation as a publisher of fiction and non-fiction. Headline Fiction publishes across a range of categories. Its bestselling authors include Martina Cole, Neil Gaiman, Deborah Harkness, Janet Evanovich, Jonathan Kellerman, Karen Rose, Jenny Blackhurst and Simon Scarrow. Headline Non-fiction specialises in sports, comedy and popular culture with bestsellers including the Downton Abbey tie-in books and memoirs from Warren Gatland, Bryony Gordon and Charlotte Crosby.

    HEADLINE PUBLISHING GROUP

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 7222
    • Founded 2004
    Quercus specialises in literary and commercial fiction, translated fiction and international non-fiction, in digital and print formats. Quercus has won many awards including Small Publisher of the Year and the Costa Book of the Year Award in 2007, for Stef Penny’s The Tenderness of Wolves, Independent Publisher of the Year in 2008, and Publisher of the Year in 2011. Bestselling authors include JP Delaney, Damien Lewis, Sarah Knight, Elly Griffiths, Bruno Vincent and Philip Kerr.

    QUERCUS

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6200
    • Founded 1868
    • Titles on backlist 3,500
    • books published/year 320

    Hodder & Stoughton Fiction publishes international bestselling authors across every genre and boasts a particularly strong crime and thriller list. Its authors include John Connolly, John Grisham, Erin Kelly, Stephen King, David Nicholls, Graham Norton, Peter Robinson and Jodi Picoult. Hodder & Stoughton Non-Fiction specialises in biographies, memoirs, sports, humour and lifestyle, with bestselling authors including Henry Blofeld, James Bowen and Street Cat Bob, Gino D’Acampo, Sir Alex Ferguson, Joe Sugg and Lucy Worsley.

    HODDER & STOUGHTON

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6777
    • Founded 2012
    • Titles on backlist 250
    • books published/year 150
    Bookouture is a leading digital-first publisher of commercial fiction, focused on building the next generation of global author brands. Its bestselling authors include Angela Marsons, Robert Bryndza, KL Slater, Kathryn Croft and Louise Jensen.

    BOUKOUTURE

    7 Pancras Square Stanley Buildings N1C 4AG London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3859 7663
  • Little, Brown Book Group has a proven history of success and a track record for delivering bestsellers across the full range of its publishing. Three times the winner of the prestigious Publisher of the Year Award, the company prides itself on the depth and range of its publishing across its imprints Abacus, Hachette Audio, Atom, Blackfriars, Constable, Corsair, Dialogue Books, Fleet, Orbit, Piatkus, Robinson, Sphere and Virago.

    LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 7000
  • Orion was founded in 1991 and soon after acquired Weidenfeld & Nicolson as the nucleus of the new publishing group. Today the Orion Publishing Group publishes under six main imprints: Orion Fiction, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Gollancz, Trapeze, Seven Dials and Orion Spring.

    THE ORION PUBLISHING GROUP

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 644
    • Founded 2006
    • Titles on backlist 500
    • books published/year 85

    Hachette Australia is one of Australia’s largest publishers and also markets and distributes books for Hachette Book Group and Hachette UK. Authors published by Hachette Australia include Peter Fitzsimons, Australia’s biggest selling non-fiction author, Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brookes; multi-award-winner Maxine Beneba Clarke and many others.

    HACHETTE AUSTRALIA

    207 Kent Street Level 17 2000 Sydney NSW - Australia
    Tel : (61) (0)2 8248 0800
    • Founded 1971
    • books published/year 6
    Hachette New Zealand markets and distributes books for Hachette UK and Hachette Book Group USA, and also maintains a small local publishing list, which includes Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winning author Margaret Mahy, award-winning children’s author and illustrator Donovan Bixley and the iconic New Zealand brand The Edmonds Cookery Book.

    HACHETTE NEW ZEALAND

    2/23 O'Connell St Auckland 1010 - New-Zealand
    Tel : (64) (0)9 3791480
    • Founded 2008
    • Titles on backlist 135
    • books published/year 40
    Hachette India is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018 and is amongst the largest trade publishers in India. It markets and distributes books for Hachette UK and Hachette Book Group and publishes general, literary and commercial fiction, children’s and reference books as well as non-fiction covering memoirs, self-help, travel, history, management, lifestyle and sports.

    HACHETTE INDIA

    4th/5th Floors, Corporate Centre Plot no. 94, Sector 44 122003 Gurugram - India
    Tel : (91) 124 419 5000
    • Founded 2002
    • Titles on backlist 350
    • books published/year 40
    Hachette Ireland is one of the leading publishers in Ireland. Founded in 2002 under the name Hodder Headline Ireland, and having become Hachette Ireland in 2008, it has quickly become a major force in Irish publishing, showing a commitment to providing a broad range of high-quality publications for a wide audience. Hachette Ireland publishes general, literary and commercial fiction from both bestselling authors and emerging writers, along with a host of non-fiction titles including memoir, current affairs, humour, mind-body-spirit, lifestyle and general interest titles.

    HACHETTE IRELAND

    8, Castlecourt Centre Castleknock Dublin 15 - Ireland
    Tel : (353) 1 824 6288
    • Founded 1906
    • Titles on backlist 3,000
    • books published/year 500
    The Hodder Education Group is one of the largest education publishers within the UK and internationally, and was the winner of The Bookseller’s Education Publisher of the Year Award in 2015 and 2016. Its imprints include Galore Park and Rising Stars.

    HODDER EDUCATION GROUP

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House, London EC4Y 0DZ - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6555
  • 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 and interests. Its imprints Enid Blyton Entertainment, Franklin Watts, Hodder Children's Books, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Orion Children's Books, Orchard Books, Pat-A-Cake, Quercus Children's Books, Wayland and Wren & Rook together form a dynamic list of top quality picture books, fiction and non-fiction.  

    HACHETTE CHILDREN'S GROUP

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6222
    • Founded 1971
    Octopus Publishing is a leading UK publisher of illustrated books. Publishing in all formats, including books, electronic publishing and TV, Octopus aims for an international audience. The subjects covered by Octopus include lifestyles, cooking, wine, maps, photography, encyclopaedias and reference books for parents and children. Some 250 new titles are published every year and sold throughout the world, translated into numerous languages, including Japanese, Russian, Icelandic, Welsh and French. Octopus' imprints are Aster, Bounty, Cassell, Conran Octopus, Gaia, Godsfield, Hamlyn, Ilex, Kyle Books, Mitchell Beazley, Miller's, Philip's and Summersdale

    OCTOPUS

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6400