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BOP2020 - Hardie Grant Egmont, Australia

Let’s meet the BOP 2020 nominees

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The celebration for the 2020 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year is a key part of the BCBF Online Special Edition. The BOP Prize is awarded each year to showcase editorial projects, professional skills and intellectual qualities of work from publishing houses all over the world. Let’s meet Hardie Grant Egmont, nominee for OCEANIA!


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Hardie Grant Egmont is Australia’s leading independent children’s publisher and just like the kids who read their books, they’re youthful and dynamic with boundless energy.
Renowned for its exceptional success in series publishing, the firm works with the biggest names and brands across the globe to bring the best stories to life. From young readers to YA, pre-school to picturebooks, the company is committed to publishing innovative, market leading fiction, illustrated and non-fiction titles for modern families and readers.
The fiction programme covers best‐selling series and stand-alone stories for first readers through to young adults. While some series such as Billie B. Brown have sold over 5 million copies in Australia alone, many creations such as Real Pigeons have now published in dozens of languages around the world.
Little Hare is HGE’s illustrated imprint specialized in beautiful, award‐winning picturebooks by acclaimed contributors such as Davina Bell, Sophie Beer, Jonathan Bentley, Freya Blackwood, and Jedda Robaard.
The recent extension into non-fiction titles has delivered immediate international success, showcasing the knowledge and talent of key contributors including Philip Buntin, Tim Flannery, Yumi Stynes, and Dr. Melissa Kang.
In addition to HGE’s growing range of pre-school and novelty, including lift-the-flap, early concept and reference books for children of all ages, other publications include leading local and global brands including AFL, Disney, LEGO®, Minecraft, Star Wars, and Thomas & Friends.

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On the Bookshelf

Tim Flannery and Sam Caldwell, Explore Your World: Weird, Wild, Amazing!, Hardie Grant Egmont

Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, Real Pigeons. Fight Crime, Hardie Grant Egmont

Megan Hess, Where is Claris in Paris, Hardie Grant Egmont

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