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Horin appointed publisher of HGE imprint Chirpy Bird 

27 January 2015

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) has appointed Niki Horin to the newly created role of publisher of Chirpy Bird, the company’s imprint for licensed and trend-driven publishing.HGE marketing communications executive Sarah Magee told Books+Publishing the...

Hardie Grant Egmont restructures 

7 May 2014

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) has restructured its business, resulting in three redundancies and the creation of three new positions. HGE managing director Natasha Besliev told Books+Publishing ‘the new model is...

New appointments at HGE 

27 August 2013

Hardie Grant Egmont has announced two new appointments to its team. Jess Wallis has been hired in the new role of marketing and communications executive, and will work on the...

Changes at Hardie Grant Egmont 

12 August 2013

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) commissioning and managing editor Marisa Pintado has taken a year’s sabbatical to join the fiction team at Egmont UK in London. Pintado, who will finish at...

Pintado joins Egmont UK; new appointments at HGE 

12 August 2013

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) commissioning and managing editor Marisa Pintado has taken a year’s sabbatical to join the fiction team at Egmont UK in London. Pintado will finish at HGE...

Australian author-illustrator Jan Ormerod dies 

25 January 2013

Much-loved Australian children’s books author and illustrator Jan Ormerod has died in the UK. Ormerod died from a stroke on 23 January after battling cancer. Her daughter Laura announced the news...

Milestones: HGE celebrates 10 years, CYL turns 21 

28 February 2012

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) and the Centre for Youth Literature (CYL) celebrated significant birthdays this month. HGE celebrated its 10th birthday with a ‘Summer Party' on Thursday 23 February. HGE...

Hardie Grant Egmont acquires Little Hare Books 

9 February 2010

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) has announced it has agreed to purchase children's publisher Little Hare Books (LHB). ‘We have always been fans of Little Hare, we like what they publish...

Hardie Grant Egmont acquires Little Hare Books 

5 February 2010

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) has announced it has agreed to purchase children's publisher Little Hare Books (LHB). ‘We have always been fans of Little Hare, we like what they publish...

In brief 

1 December 2009

‘The Darwin Poems' wins 2009 Wesley Michael Wright PrizeEmily Ballou has won the 2009 University of Melbourne/Wesley Michel Wright Prize for Poetry for The Darwin Poems (UWA Publishing). Ballou's work was...

McFarlane launches LemonFizz Media 

14 July 2009

Susannah McFarlane, former co-owner and publisher of Hardie Grant Egmont, has announced the launch of her new company LemonFizz Media (LFM). The business, which McFarlane said would ‘not be a...

Egmont UK increases HGE shareholding to 50% 

11 November 2008

Egmont UK has increased it shareholding in Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) to 50%, the company announced in a statement. Egmont UK has been a minority shareholder in HGE since the...

McFarlane sells shares in HGE 

23 September 2008

Susannah McFarlane has confirmed that she has ‘reluctantly sold her 25% shareholding in Hardie Grant Egmont', the children's publishing company she ran and built since its inception in 2002. McFarlane...

McFarlane leaves Hardie Grant Egmont 

8 April 2008

Susannah McFarlane is stepping down as managing director of Hardie Grant Egmont, the business she helped found and develop in 2002.'The rapid growth of the business and especially the highly successful...