Templar Publishing Buys Piccadilly Press

Templar Buys Piccadilly Press

from Publishers Weekly:

In a notable children's deal in the U.K., Piccadilly Press, the children's book publisher founded by Brenda Gardner 29 years ago, has been acquired by Templar Publishing, the children's publisher owned by Bonnier Publishing Ltd. Under Gardner's direction, Piccadilly Press has established a strong position in the teenage fiction market; the company also has a successful picture book list, a young readers' list plus a growing line for parents. ...

Templar Publishing is best known for its children's novelty titles as well as publishing award winning authors including Michael Morpurgo. More recently its has developed a children's fiction list.