Hachette España

German Sanchez Ruiperez founded Ediciones Anaya in Salamanca in 1959, specializing in school textbooks. Over the years, the publishing house expanded its activities through the acquisition and start-up of various companies such as Cátedra and Alianza, focused on literature and the humanities, and Pirámide and Tecnos, targeting university-level and professional readers.

This growth continued with the launch of additional businesses and imprints across the various Spanish regions, in keeping with the Group’s commitment to support the country’s multilingual landscape. The Group, which joined Hachette Livre in 2004, now includes some twenty imprints and has pursued its international expansion in Latin America, especially in Mexico. With some 2,700 new titles published in 2018, Hachette España is a leader in the textbook market and remains a major player in the general fiction and nonfiction category.

    • Founded 1959
    • Titles on backlist 8,000
    • books published/year 810

    Anaya Educación is a leading educational publisher. In 2018, based on the premise that “education is above all an attitude,” it launched a new elementary education project: Pieza a Pieza is a skill-based method in tune with the individual student’s personal and social reality. It sparks curiosity and includes suggestions for fun activities and tasks that pose motivating challenges, built on inquiry-based learning and learning by doing. It also published two stimulating series for bilingual language learning: Idées Brillantes and Brilliant Ideas, both based on active learning for a content and language integrated learning (CLIL) approach in the classroom. All of these new titles are available with the corresponding digital version and additional digital resources in the members’ section of the website. Lastly, two new collections were launched: Actívate. Proyecto de Acción Tutorial, to stimulate basic skills that improve learning; and Anaya Steam, a multidisciplinary collection encompassing science, technology, engineering, art and math. The first four titles encourage students to explore technological environments.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 2000
    • Titles on backlist 150
    • books published/year 10
    Anaya ELE (Español Lengua Extranjera) specializes in Spanish as a foreign language and publishes benchmark language learning methods such as the Nuevo Sueña, Método Anaya ELE and Nuevo Mañana, all of which are available in digital format too. It also publishes Anaya ELE EN, a series of books devoted to fundamental language learning skills such as grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, writing, conjugation and spelling. This year, Anaya ELE is expanding and diversifying its offering with new additions such as Curso de literatura, a collection of leveled reading books, Agencia Eñe, and a collection of comic books, Gafas y Ruedas. Its publications help to ensure that Spanish remains a popular international language.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 87 00
    • Founded 1985
    • Titles on backlist 1,870
    • books published/year 220
    Algaida Editores is the national market leader in educational publishing for young children. The global projects Pompas de Jabón and Palomitas de maíz, both for three- to five-year-olds, and La granja de Nito, aimed at children up to age three, continue to be warmly received by teachers. In addition, complementary teaching materials for literacy, graphomotor skills, English and mathematics, as well as workbooks for the ¡Me interesa! projects cover the full spectrum of requirements and work fields. Algaida’s textbooks for the baccalaureate and secondary school education round out the educational catalog.

    Algaida also publishes a remarkable list of literature for children — in 2018, the Cuentos de la Media Lunita collection was completed, with around three million copies sold over the years — as well as poetry and fiction for adults in Spanish. It publishes winners of major literary prizes. El mapa del tiempo [The Map of Time] by Félix J. Palma was translated in more than 30 countries and won the Ateneo Prize. Nunca es tarde by Jerónimo Tristante and El último señorito by Francisco Robles won the same prize and generated a great deal of interest. Algaida is a leading publisher of new talent.


    Avda. San Francisco Javier, 22 Edif. Hermes Pl. 5ª, mód. 3-8. 41018 Sevilla - Spain
    Tel : (34) 954 652 311
    • Founded 1980
    • Titles on backlist 2,000
    • books published/year 200
    Barcanova is the leading imprint in the market for educational content in Catalan. The publisher’s competitive edge lies in its emphasis on innovative solutions based on methods that really make a difference in the classroom as well as more meaningful ways for students to learn, accompanied by hands-on resources. Specializing in Catalan-language publications has enabled Barcanova to build one of the most comprehensive backlists for specialists in this area. The materials are suitable for all ages from preschoolers to adult learners. The imprint’s catalogue of children’s and young adult literature maintains its original philosophy of promoting reading and creativity. The emphasis is on publications aimed at the youngest readers as well as on adaptations of the classics.


    C/ Rosa Sensat, 9-11 4a planta 08005 Barcelona - Spain
    Tel : (34) 932 172 054
    • Founded 1986
    • Titles on backlist 500
    • books published/year 20

    Edelsa specializes in Spanish as a foreign language (SFL), with a wide range of content aimed at adults, teens and children. It is the leader in its market with titles such as  Experiencias, Vente, Submarino, Colega, ¿Español?, ¡Por supuesto! and Preparación a los DELE (spanish diplomas). All the manuals come with additional materials and digital resources for both teachers and students. Edelsa’s publications help spread the Spanish and Latin American language and cultures around the world.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 416 55 11
    • Founded 1933
    • Titles on backlist 1,300
    • books published/year 120

    Editorial Patria was founded more than 80 years ago and over time has integrated other prestigious imprints, such as Publicaciones Cultural, CECSA, Nueva Imagen and Promexa. Its catalog includes educational books that range from preschool to university level, as well as professional reference and general interest books. To meet the new challenges facing Mexico’s educational system, it publishes titles in both print and digital formats, along with online university resources for students and teachers, updated in line with the current curricula.


    Renacimiento, 180 Col. San Juan Tlihuaca Azcapotzalco 02400 México, D.F. - Mexico
    Tel : (52) (55) 5354 9100
    • Founded 1898
    • Titles on backlist 5,280
    • books published/year 450
    Bruño is a reference in academic publishing. In 2018, it published a new series for vocational training, either basic or intermediate and advanced. It focuses on cross-disciplinary modules and includes up-to-date, dynamic content that is suitable for a diverse student body. It publishes curricular support resources in math and Spanish that are tailored to all students in ESO compulsory secondary education. In educational publishing for children up to age five, Bruño expanded the catalog of the Quiero aprender collection with the project Descubriendo “El Quijote.” It is continuing to update Juegos de Lectura, reading exercises to accompany the HALEO software application that makes it easier for teachers to manage in-class reading activities. The new version can be accessed from any device connected to the Internet. Grupo Editorial Bruño is also developing a wide range of children’s and young adult literature, and is a leader in the category for children up to age six, with the collection Las divertidas aventuras de las letras y los números and the Cubilete collection, which includes illustrated books such as Así es mi corazón and Ñac-Ñac, el monstruo comelibros. For young children up to age three, books such as ¿Qué hace el pollito Pío? and Tris-Tras. Colores have proved popular. Some flagship collections such as El zoo de las letras have sold more than five million copies. In the range for children age six to eight, it publishes the Cuentos cortos collection and the book Mi primer Principito. Its children’s and young adult list includes such leading Spanish-language authors as Eliacer Cansino, Jordi Sierra i Fabra and Juan Ramón Barat.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 724 48 00
    • Founded 1959
    • Titles on backlist 1,350
    • books published/year 100
    Anaya Infantil y Juvenil publishes a wide variety of books for children and young adults (picture books, children’s literature, Spanish and universal classics, teen fiction) both in fiction as well as leisure and educational books. The quality of its publications has garnered many national and international awards. Series such as Sopa de Libros, El Duende Verde [The Green Goblin], Pizca de Sal and Clásicos a Medida are among the most widely recommended by teachers, who have access to a broad range of reading programs and resources to inspire in-class reading. In addition to its array of printed materials, the company also has an extensive list of titles available in digital format, including illustrated books and fiction.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 1989
    • Titles on backlist 480
    • books published/year 20
    Anaya Touring publishes books on travel, leisure and tourism. Its collections have become must-have reference guides thanks to the accuracy of the information, the abundance of data and the clarity of the maps provided, as well as offering different options for each type of traveler and style of trip. There are currently thirteen collections, including Guiarama, Total, Trotamundos-Routard, Camino de Santiago, Viajes en tren, Viva, Mapas Touring and Singulares, to name a few. Nuevos viajes sorprendentes was added in 2018. In 2013, Anaya Touring began to offer mobile apps.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 1944
    • Titles on backlist 190
    • books published/year 40
    Vox is a leading Spanish publisher of dictionaries and a reference for educational and language study books. Its content is marketed in a wide range of media to countries all over the world. Vox publishes works for readers of all ages in all the official languages of Spain, as well as specialized dictionaries. It features the market’s widest range of bilingual dictionaries, with an offering that spans 11 languages. The company is currently diversifying its list to include scientific books for the general public, activity books to support language learning and children’s books.


    C/ Rosa Sensat, 9-11 3ª planta Larousse Editorial S.L. 08005 Barcelona - Spain
    Tel : (34) 93 241 35 05
    • Founded 2016
    • Titles on backlist 150
    • books published/year 60

    Hachette Heroes e Infantil publishes iconic pop culture titles that form part of the modern collective imagination, related to films (Star Wars), animation (Disney), comics and cartoons. Its greatest strength is the diversity of its offering, from books that use CGI technology to craft books, adult coloring books and cookbooks that bring to life the characters and scenes from the reader’s favorite movies or comics. Its list for younger readers focuses on entertainment via licensing deals that reflect current popular trends.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 1869
    • Titles on backlist 310
    • books published/year 20

    Salvat’s backlist includes such popular comic book series as Asterix, one of the world’s best-known comic book characters. The Spanish translations have sold two million copies over the past seven years.


    Carrer d’Amigó, 11 5a planta 08021 Barcelona – Spain
    Tel : (34) 93 495 57 00
    • Founded 1912
    • Titles on backlist 480
    • books published/year 90
    Larousse has been present in Spain since 1912, the year it launched its first edition of El Pequeño Larousse Ilustrado. Over the decades, its commitment to providing information has made Larousse a benchmark of knowledge and learning in homes, schools and libraries. The current list is the result of the publisher’s history and drive to keep up with the times. Without abandoning the reference and information genres, Larousse has built up a range of illustrated books on a wide variety of themes, from food, gardening, astronomy and crafts to culture, historical atlases and children’s literature. In keeping with the latest trends and yet with the same rigorous approach, Larousse has expanded its focus to reach an ever broader and diverse audience.


    C/ Rosa Sensat, 9-11 3ª planta 08005 Barcelona - Spain
    Tel : (34) 93 241 35 05
    • Founded 1965
    • Titles on backlist 670
    • books published/year 120

    Ediciones Larousse in Mexico aims to foster the development of culture and knowledge by publishing and marketing content to all Spanish-speaking parts of Latin America, while maintaining its leadership position in the publication and distribution of informational and cultural content. Larousse Mexico is known particularly for its quality food and cooking publications, such as Larousse del Chocolate and Pan artesanal. In 2018, it won two Gourmand awards for Grandes chefs Mexicanos and La senda del cabrito. The imprint recently launched an extensive list of books for preschool children, intended to support and facilitate instruction by parents and teachers.


    Renacimiento, 180 Col. San Juan Tlihuaca Azcapotzalco C.P. 02400 México, D.F. Mexico
    Tel : (52) (55) 1102 1300
    • Founded 1984
    • Titles on backlist 1,000
    • books published/year 110
    Anaya Multimedia is the top Spanish publisher of works dealing with technology and photography. It offers an extensive range of titles, including publications about mobile systems and social media and their multiple applications. Under the PhotoClub imprint, it has also launched a new and flourishing publishing venture focusing on the technical and artistic aspects of photography and involving the best-known authors in the field. With the Oberon imprint, the publisher has launched a new line aimed at the consumer market that has been very well received by readers and has produced a significant number of bestsellers. Anaya Multimedia is compiling its digital catalog, with titles that lend themselves to this format due to their themes and authors (well-known bloggers and technology influencers).


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Espagne
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 1973
    • Titles on backlist 1,100
    • books published/year 90

    Ediciones Pirámide publishes books of interest to the business and academic communities, as well as to the general public. These include print and digital academic, reference and personal development books related to economics and business administration, psychology, education and science.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 89 89
    • Founded 1947
    • Titles on backlist 900
    • books published/year 180

    Tecnos, founded in 1947, publishes 12 collections covering law and legislation, philosophy, sociology, politics and classic works of thought from all periods of history. Its university textbook and legal texts collections (BUET/BTL) are the leading publications in their respective markets in Spain.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Espagne
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 1973
    • Titles on backlist 2,100
    • books published/year 80

    Cátedra is the top-ranking publisher of annotated classics with its Letras Hispánicas and Letras Universales series. It also publishes books on linguistics, literary analysis and criticism as well, as philosophy, art, history, communication and cinema (some of which are illustrated). The Feminismos collection has become especially topical in recent years, and since 1990 has raised the profile of feminism through publications that cover various disciplines related to gender and women’s studies. Cátedra also offers digital versions of its new releases and backlist titles.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 87 87
    • Founded 1966
    • Titles on backlist 4,000
    • books published/year 250

    Alianza Editorial has a comprehensive, prestigious catalog that offers books on a wide variety of topics and in a number of different formats. Its paperback collection El libro de bolsillo is renowned in the Spanish-speaking world for its Bibliotecas de Autor series, with titles written by the most esteemed Spanish-language authors, as well as international authors such as Salinger, Golding, Kafka, Brecht, Schopenhauer, Freud and Mishima. Alianza also publishes contemporary fiction and works of fantasy and science fiction by authors like Joe Abercrombie and detective novels by internationally known, prizewinning writers. Its nonfiction catalog includes works geared to both the academic community and the general public; it publishes timely books on national and international topics, as well as coffee table books and cookbooks. Alianza has a varied digital offering that includes new essays and literature and a select number of its backlist titles.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 88
    • Founded 2016
    • Titles on backlist 50
    • books published/year 20
    AdN Alianza de Novelas is a contemporary fiction imprint that is aimed at a broad readership and designed to offer a wide range of genres and authors. AdN launched with star author Michael Connelly and has already published five of his novels; two further titles are planned for release in 2019. Also planned for release this year is a second title by Tana French, The Witch Elm, and the third novel by bestselling author B.A. Paris, Bring Me Back; Kate Atkinson will be added to the catalog in 2019 as well. Other additions will include American star writer Roxane Gay with Difficult Women, the worldwide bestseller Circe by Madeleine Miller and Richard Powers’s The Overstory, one of the biggest international successes this year.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 2008
    • Titles on backlist 200
    • books published/year 10

    Bóveda began as a specialist publisher of historical texts with a focus on religious conspiracies, but in recent years has begun to publish women’s fiction and detective novels as well. In 2016, Bóveda took over the titles previously published in the Algaida Inter collection, with renowned international fiction writers such as Andrea H. Japp, Mark Billingham and Tom Harper. It publishes mainly international bestselling authors including B.A. Shapiro, Katherine Webb and Kimberley Freeman. It also publishes illustrated children's books, ranging from traditional stories from all periods to the latest works of Tim Collins.


    C/ Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 15 28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel : (34) 91 393 88 00
    • Founded 1979
    • Titles on backlist 1,800
    • books published/year 90

    Xerais, the Group’s representative in Galicia, publishes textbooks, poetry, plays, essays, children’s and young adult literature, dictionaries and a wide range of other books of interest to the general public in Galician. Galician writers are strongly represented in its catalog, which includes the works of Manuel Rivas and Ledicia Costas, a literary sensation for readers of children’s and young adult books.


    Doutor Marañón, 12 36211 Vigo - Spain
    Tel : (34) 986 214 888