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Karen Lotz, President & Publisher

At Candlewick Press, we dedicate ourselves to creating the highest quality books for young readers of all ages. Located in Somerville, Massachusetts, we are America's largest employee-owned children's publisher. Our independence allows us to pursue a wide range of creative choices while we serve our young patrons from infancy to adulthood. We honor librarians, who give as much care and attention to the alchemy of connecting readers and books as we try to give to each detail of the publishing process.

From the very beginnings of our U.S. company, we have been privileged to work closely with the American Library Association. We now are especially proud to support their advocacy efforts and the mission of allowing young people from all backgrounds equal opportunity to learn that libraries-and books-are "for life."


Founded: 1991

Contact Jennifer Roberts at (617) 661-3330