Macmillan Children’s Books is one of the UK’s leading children’s publishers, creating and publishing absorbing and exciting stories for children of all ages for over 150 years. Macmillan was the original publisher of classic heritage titles such as The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland and The Jungle Book, and we continue to acquire and publish future classics of tomorrow for the global market.
We publish as Macmillan Children's Books and also under three other imprints: Two Hoots, Campbell Books and Kingfisher. We are the number one picture book imprint and are proud to publish best-selling and prize-winning authors and illustrators: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler, Rod Campbell, Chris Riddell, Emily Gravett, Jill Murphy, Lane Smith and Margaret Wise-Brown. We are home to classic picture books such as The Gruffalo, Dear Zoo, Peace at Last and also fresh new picture books, from the warm and funny Colin and Lee and Two Hoots’ stunning book about women’s suffrage, Suffragette, to the raucous fun of Kes Grey’s You’re called What?
Our acclaimed fiction and YA list features many bestsellers and prize-winners, from the Costa award-winning The Skylarks’ War, to Waterstones Book Prize winner, Children of Blood and Bone. Our authors and illustrators include Chris Riddell, Hilary McKay, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Frances Hardinge, Tomi Adeyemi, Judy Blume, Roddy Doyle, Eva Ibbotson and many more, with bestselling series such as Treehouse, Moone Boy and Enid Blyton's Adventure series and the forthcoming Adventures on Trains. We have a growing non-fiction list, featuring authors such as Dougie Poynter, Natasha Devon and Dick and Dom, as well as an extensive poetry list, including bestsellers such as Allie Esiri's A Poem For Every Day of the Year and Carol-Ann Duffy’s 101 Poems for Children.