Lerner Publisher Services Announces New Distribution Agreement with Ruby Tuesday Books
October 21, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced a new partnership with Ruby Tuesday Books to be their exclusive distributor in the U.S. and Canada beginning November 1, 2019. Lerner Publisher Services will grow sales for Ruby Tuesday Books by leveraging the market reach, expertise, and reputation for exceptional quality and customer service that has made Lerner Publishing Group a leader in independent children’s book publishing for 60 years.
Lerner Publisher Services will distribute nearly 100 Ruby Tuesday Books from 12 series to the school and public library, classroom, and special sales markets starting in spring 2020. Ruby Tuesday Books publishes beautiful and informative nonfiction books that bring subjects to life for children in grades preK-8. Popular series including The Secret Lives of Insects, Get Started with STEM, and The Busy Monsters were created in conjunction with teachers, scientists, and experts in many fields, to engage even the most reluctant readers.
“With the addition of Ruby Tuesday Books, Lerner Publisher Services will expand its offerings by adding a high quality line of series with stimulating text, captivating facts, and lively visuals that are perfect for elementary and middle school readers,” said David Wexler, Executive Vice President of Sales for Lerner Publishing Group.
“Everyone at Ruby Tuesday is thrilled to be building on our presence in US classrooms and libraries through our new partnership with Lerner,” said Ruth Owen and Shan White, co-owners of Ruby Tuesday Books. “We are excited to get started and see what the future holds!”
Ruby Tuesday Books will be available for sale through Lerner starting on November 1, 2019.
About Lerner Publisher Services
Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, distributes high-quality children’s books from clients including Andersen Press USA, Big & Small, Gecko Press, JR Comics, The Kane Press, Live Oak Media, Quarto Library, Red Chair Press, Lorimer Children & Teens, and We Do Listen. For more information, visit www.lernerbooks.com or www.lernerpublisherservices.com or call 800-328-4929.
About Lerner Publishing Group
Lerner Publishing Group, one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers, is proud to celebrate 60 years of creating high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group has fifteen imprints and divisions: Lerner Publications, Millbrook Press™, Carolrhoda Books®, Twenty-First Century Books™, Graphic Universe™, Darby Creek™, Kar-Ben Publishing™, Carolrhoda Lab®, LernerClassroom™, Hungry Tomato®, ediciones Lerner, First Avenue Editions™, Lerner Digital™, Zest Books™, and Lerner Publisher Services™. For more information, visit www.lernerbooks.com or call 800-328-4929.
About Ruby Tuesday Books
Ruby Tuesday Books began publishing for children from Early Years to Young Adults in 2013. The company was started and is co-owned by friends Ruth Owen and Shan White, who both have a real passion for the publishing industry and education. Ruby Tuesday’s books are predominantly non-fiction and are carefully crafted to engage and inspire young readers. Ruby Tuesday’s future publishing will also feature picture books and groundbreaking new HiLo fiction series for reluctant readers. For more information visit www.rubytuesdaybooks.com.