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 fifty 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 2016, 102 of the Group’s titles made the Sunday Times’ published bestseller list, including 18 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, with its Dynamic Learning ebook platform 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 all ages of young readers. 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 2016, Hachette UK acquired mobile games studio Neon Play. News from our imprints in the UK

    • Founded 1986
    • Titles on backlist 1,860
    • books published/year 170
    Headline Publishing Group 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, Harriet Evans, Janet Evanovich, Lisa Gardner, Laurell K Hamilton, Jonathan Kellerman, Karen Rose and Simon Scarrow. Headline NonFiction specialises in sports, cookery and popular culture with bestsellers including the Downton Abbey tie-in books, David Beckham, Raymond Blanc and Mary Berry.

    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 fi ction, translated fi ction and international non-fi ction, 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 Peter May, Damien Lewis, Hilary Boyd, Louise O’Neill 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 3,700
    • books published/year 370

    Hodder & Stoughton Fiction publishes international bestselling authors across every genre and boasts a particularly strong crime and thriller list. Its authors include John Connolly, Jeffery Deaver, John Grisham, Stephen King, David Nicholls, Peter Robinson and Jodi Picoult.

    Hodder & Stoughton Nonfiction specialises in biographies, memoirs, sports, humour and lifestyle, with bestselling authors including James Bowen and Street Cat Bob, Ella Woodward, Sir Alex Ferguson, Boris Johnson and Joe Sugg.

    HODDER & STOUGHTON

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6777
    • Founded 1837
    • Titles on backlist 9,200
    • books published/year 1,000
    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, 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
    • Founded 1991
    • Titles on backlist 3,000
    • books published/year 210
    Orion was founded in 1991 and soon after acquired Weidenfeld & Nicolson as the nucleus of the new publishing group. Orion publishes a broad range of fiction in hardback and paperback. Amongst its leading authors are Maeve Binchy, Anthony Horowitz and Ian Rankin. Its strong crime and thriller list features many international names including Michael Connelly, Bear Grylls and Linwood Barclay. In non-fiction, Orion specialises in publishing memoirs, biographies, cookery, sports and music. Today the Orion Publishing Group publishes under six main imprints: Orion Books, 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 450
    • books published/year 75

    Hachette Australia is one of Australia’s largest publishers and also markets and distributes books for Hachette Book Group and Hachette UK.

    HACHETTE AUSTRALIA

    207 Kent Street Level 17 2000 Sydney NSW - Australie
    Tel : (61) (0)2 8248 0800
    • Founded 1971
    • books published/year 5
    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 award-winning children’s author and illustrator Donovan Bixley and the iconic NZ brand The Edmonds Cookery Book.

    HACHETTE NEW ZEALAND

    4 Whetu Place Mairangi Bay Auckland 0632 - New-Zealand
    Tel : (64) (0)9 477 5500
    • Founded 2008
    • Titles on backlist 50
    • books published/year 50
    Hachette India was founded in 2008 and is already among 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 - Inde
    Tel : (91) 124 419 5000
    • Founded 2002
    • Titles on backlist 300
    • books published/year 10
    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 and general interest titles.

    HACHETTE IRELAND

    8, Castlecourt Centre Castleknock Dublin 15 - Ireland
    Tel : (353) 1 824 6288
    • Founded 1906
    • Titles on backlist 4,800
    • books published/year 750
    Hodder Education publishes for schools and colleges across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. It is one of the largest education publishers within the UK and internationally, and was the 2016 winner of The Bookseller’s Education Publisher of the Year Award for the second year running. In addition to quality print resources it has also developed cutting edge digital resources for teachers and students to assist in teaching, learning and assessment that are now used in 75% of secondary schools and a fast-growing number of primaries. Hodder Education Group includes several imprints including Hodder Education, Dynamic Learning, Galore Park, Philip Allan and Rising Stars, a leading publisher in the primary schools market.

    HODDER EDUCATION GROUP

    50 Victoria Embankment Carmelite House EC4Y 0DZ London - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)20 3122 6555
    • Founded 2006
    • Titles on backlist 6,000
    • books published/year 1,100
    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
    • Titles on backlist 870
    • books published/year 290
    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, Mitchell Beazley, Miller's and Philip's.

    OCTOPUS

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