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Andersen Press

For over forty years, Andersen Press has been discovering new talent and helping authors win prizes and critical acclaim. Andersen Press USA publishes work from Britain’s most original children’s book creators and fiction writers.

Distributed by Lerner Publishing Group, the Andersen Press USA imprint brings some of the most well-known and best-loved children’s books that have been published in the United Kingdom to American readers. The collection includes select titles from David McKee’s endearing line of Elmer books and Tony Ross’s entertaining Little Princess series, as well as single titles from the ever-humorous Jeanne Willis, the artistically gifted Satoshi Kitamura, and many other talented authors.

Each season, Lerner Publishing Group staff handpick titles from among the dozens of wonderful books published by Andersen Press, one of the UK’s foremost independent children’s book companies. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge, Andersen Press is renowned for its picture books and prize-winning fiction for young adults. In the Andersen Press USA editions, British spellings and word choices are Americanized, to avoid distracting young readers and better suit the US market.




Distributed by Lerner Publishing Group, the Andersen Press USA imprint brings some of the most well-known and best-loved children’s books that have been published in the United Kingdom to American readers. The collection includes select titles from David McKee’s endearing line of Elmer books and Tony Ross’s entertaining Little Princess series, as well as single titles from the ever-humorous Jeanne Willis, the artistically gifted Satoshi Kitamura, and many other talented authors.



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