MINOAS SA, a major publishing house in Greece, was founded in 1952. Since its inception a collaboration with the most prestigious and well established Greek authors of children’s books along with the publication of classic literature for children and for adults (Virginia Woolf, Hermann Hesse, Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Charles Dickens, among many others) has made Minoas a prominent name and a specialist in the Greek readership concerning children’s books and classic fiction.
Nowadays MINOAS SA publishes 200 new titles per year, while is trading also 1,000 titles backlist by Greek and foreign authors that cover all areas and categories of publishing activity: books for children (illustrated titles, fiction for young readers, novelty titles, puzzles, reference books etc.), literature (Greek and translated fiction), non-fiction (history, current affairs, cookery, self-help, parenting), diaries, licensing products, e-books. Moreover Minoas is very well experienced with licensed characters as we are successfully cooperating with Disney since 1995, while with the recently concluded new deal, Disney entrust us the 80% of its portfolio. In the licensing category, our company used to have successful cooperations with Santoro, Entertainment-One, DreamWorks, Mattel, Marvel, Universal and Nickelodeon.
Our first priority concerning all published titles is their quality, pre-press as well as layout. We cooperate with experienced and well known translators, editors and designers. We take great care of each step of the production process, from the paper choice to the printing and the binding. Our editions are praised for their quality and innovative layouts and our company has the business structure to launch innovative products as well as the flexibility to adopt at any change of priorities.