Lerner Publisher Services Announces New Distribution Agreements with Scallywag Press and Mayo Clinic Press Kids

Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced new distribution arrangements with Mayo Clinic Press Kids and Scallywag Press. Lerner Publisher Services will be the exclusive book distributor of Scallywag Press in all north American markets. Lerner Publisher Services also will distribute select library bound children’s series and single titles to the school and public library market for Mayo Clinic Press Kids beginning August 1, 2023.

Lerner Publisher Services will grow sales for Scallywag Press and Mayo Clinic Press Kids 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 more than 60 years.

Mayo Clinic Press Kids books offer captivating stories, diverse voices, and expert authority to empower young readers to care for themselves and their communities. Lerner Publisher Services will launch two Mayo Clinic Press Kids series, Helping Paws Academy and Edge of Medicine, and one single title, Period.: The Quick Guide to Every Uterus, in Fall 2023. All content is developed in partnership with Mayo Clinic pediatric experts.

Scallywag Press’s inaugural list with Lerner Publisher Services features three picture books, including Loud!, We Planted a Pumpkin, and Eye Spy, a new version of the childhood game I Spy with beautifully detailed illustrations by renowned author/illustrator, Ruth Brown.

“Lerner Publisher Services is thrilled to expand its offerings with these two excellent publishers,” said David Wexler, Executive Vice President of Sales for Lerner Publishing Group. “We’re excited to offer Scallywag’s picture books that provoke curiosity and Mayo Clinic Press Kids titles that educate, entertain, and help foster lifelong healthy living.”

Mayo Clinic Press Kids and Scallywag Press books will be available for pre-sale through Lerner starting on May 15, 2023.

About Lerner Publisher Services
Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, sells and distributes high-quality children’s books from renowned publishing partners through all major sales channels. Lerner Publisher Services also provides production and eBook conversion services for publisher clients that helps create paperback, hardcover and electronic books. For more information, visit www.lernerbooks.com or www.lernerpublisherservices.com or call 800-328-4929.

About Lerner Publishing Group
Lerner Publishing Group creates the highest-quality nonfiction and fiction content for children and young adults in a variety of subjects and formats. Based in Minneapolis since its founding in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers with fourteen imprints and divisions. For more information, visit lernerbooks.com or call 800-328-4929.

About Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Mayo Clinic Press Kids provides engaging health and wellness content for children from the most trusted name in health. Captivating stories, diverse voices, and expert authority empower young readers to care for themselves and their communities.

About Scallywag Press
Scallywag Press, launched in 2019, publishes books by authors and artists from all over the world. We use sturdy and sustainable materials to create entertaining books with distinctive illustrations and a focus on emotions, empathy, and kindness. Scallywag Press is proud to be working with Lerner to make our books available in America and Canada.

CONTACT: Lindsay Matvick
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