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Andersen Press to be distributed by Walker Books

Walker Books Australia is delighted to announce that they have taken on the Australian and New Zealand distribution of award winning UK publishing house, Andersen Press, beginning August 2019.

Andersen Press, founded in 1976, publishes some of the most well-known and best loved names in the world of children’s books. These include David McKee, the creator of ‘Elmer the Patchwork Elephant’, which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide; Tony Ross, author of the global sensation ‘Little Princess series’, which has been translated into over 30 languages; bestselling novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie; the picture books of Chris Van Allsburg, including Christmas classic The Polar Express; award-winning Canadian novelist Susin Nielsen, best-known for We Are All Made of Molecules; Newbery Medal-winning verse novelist Kwame Alexander; comedian and broadcaster Julian Clary’s hilarious series ‘The Bolds’.

Penguin Random House will continue to manage sales & distribution until the end of July and UBD will accept returns until 30 August 2019. For all product and order enquires after 26 July please contact Walker Books on 02 8666 8311 or email any orders to or phone 1300 551 721.


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