Wide Eyed EditionsWide Eyed Editions
Wide Eyed Editions creates original non-fiction for children and families and believes that books should encourage curiosity about the world we live in, inspiring readers to set out on their own journey of discovery.

The imprint's stellar cast of illustrators and authors will bring a new sense of wonder to classic themes in simple, quality formats that look and feel like beautiful objects. Wide Eyed books focus on key interests in the arts, natural history and armchair travel. The imprint was started in 2014.

Contact Info

 

Wide Eyed Editions
142 West 36th Street
Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10018
USA
Tel: +1 212 779 1809
Fax: +1 212 779 6058

74-77 White Lion Street
London N1 9PF
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7284 9300
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7485 0490

Publishing:
Rachel Williams, Publisher
Jenny Broom, Editorial Director
Marketing:
Michelle Bayuk, U.S. Marketing
     michelle.bayuk@quarto.com
Ellen John, U.K. Marketing
     ellen.john@quarto.com
Foreign Rights:
If you are interested in publishing our titles in Europe, please contact:
     Karine Marko
     Group Rights Director
     karine.marko@quarto.com
If you are interested in publishing our titles anywhere else in the world, please contact:
     Kate Essam
     Senior Manager, Quarto Foreign Rights Operations
     kate.essam@quarto.com



Become a Wide Eyed Editions Author
Wide Eyed Editions publishes original non-fiction for children and families. See our submission guidelines. If you feel your proposal is suitable for our list, we would love to see it.

February 15, 2017
The list comprises 70 must-have reads for children aged 4-11, with something to suit every young reader. Many of the books in the collection are new titles which will be published this summer, and will be displayed in libraries during the Challenge. The Challenge aims to get children to do more during the summer holidays and challenges them to read as many as they can from the list. Read More.
February 3, 2017
Congratulations to Wide Eyed Editions in wining Children’s Travel Book of The Year at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards with Atlas of Animal Adventures. The book was up against though competition including others from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books: A Year Full of Stories and A Walk on the Wild Side, but beat them to be voted most for by the general public for “For inspiring a love of travel, exploration and adventure”. The Prize was sponsored by National Book tokens. Read More.
January 24, 2017
Amelia Earhart and Mabrook! A World of Muslim Weddings, both from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, and The Hello Atlas from Wide Eyed Editions have been selected as part of the Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017 in the US. This annual cooperative project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council aims to gather “an annual reading list of exceptional books for use in social studies classrooms, selected by social studies educators.” Read More.
January 23, 2017
Five Quarto Books nominated for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards Read More.
January 19, 2017
Author of Unseen London and London Uncovered published by Frances Lincoln, an imprint of The Quarto Group, Peter Dazeley has been awarded The British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his services to photography and charity. Read More.
December 21, 2016
In the US, four Children's books from Quarto imprints have been selected to the Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2017 list, a cooperative project of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Children’s Book Council. The books are recognised for helping students to build literacy skills while learning science content. Read More.
December 8, 2016
Ivy Kids has won this year's Educational Writers Award for This is Not a Maths Book - the UK's only award for creative educational writing. The award was announced by the Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) and the Society of Authors (SoA). This is Quarto's second win in a row after Atlas of Adventures (Wide Eyed Editions) won the prize in 2015. Read More.
November 14, 2016
A broad selection of Quarto books have been picked by Waterstones for their Christmas list of Best Books of 2016. Read More.
November 1, 2016
To celebrate National Non-Fiction November 2016, the Federation of Children’s Book Groups has drawn up a list of 100 of the most exciting, intriguing, eye-opening non-fiction books for children and young people of all ages, books to delight, inspire and make you gasp (or even giggle) in wonder. Quarto Kids imprints have 15 titles on the list. Read More.
October 25, 2016
Frances Lincoln Children's Books and Wide Eyed Editions, two imprints of The Quarto Group, have had eight books nominated for the prestigious 2017 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal – making Quarto the second highest publisher on the list and achieving a new record of nominations for the publishing group. Read More.
August 9, 2016
Diary of a Time Traveler and City Atlas, published by Wide-Eyed Editions, and The Bear and the Piano, published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books, have been shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards. Shortlisted works are on display at an exhibit at Somerset House in London through August 29. The exhibit will then tour the UK throughout the coming year. Read More.
July 25, 2016
LONDON, 20 July 2016 – The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) is pleased to announce the following Leadership appointments, effective from 1 January 2017 and reporting to Marcus E. Leaver, Chief Executive Officer of The Quarto Group. Read More.
July 14, 2016
Atlas of Adventures, by Rachel Williams and Lucy Letherland, was named to the shortlist for the 2016 UK Literacy Association's (UKLA) book award for children ages 7-11. The book is published by Quarto's Wide-Eyed Editions imprint. Read More.
May 11, 2016
The Wonder Garden, published by Wide-Eyed Editions, was the winner of the Non-Fiction 7-11 category in The English Association's Picture Book Awards for the best books of 2015. Read More.
May 10, 2016
Jenny Broom, Editorial Director at Wide Eyed Editions and Frances Lincoln Children's Books, was honored for her work during the 2016 British Book Industry Awards. Read More.
April 13, 2016
Eight of the 14 children's titles shortlisted for the 2016 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards for the best children's picture books published in the UK are titles published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books and Wide Eyed Editions, imprints of the Quarto Publishing Group. Read More.
February 17, 2016
Creaturepedia, Dreams of Freedom, and Thank You, Jackson have been named to the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) 2016 Outstanding International Books honor list. USBBY has selected an honor list of international books for young people since 2006. The Outstanding International Books (OIB) committee is charged with selecting international books that are deemed most outstanding of those published during the calendar year. Read More.
February 5, 2016
Four Quarto Children's titles have been named to the 2016 National Council for Social Studies and Children's Book Council Notable Social Studies Books for Young People List. The honored titles are The 50 States and Atlas of Adventures, from Wide Eyed Editions, and Dreams of Freedom and The Crow's Tale, from Frances Lincoln Children's Books. Read More.
July 15, 2015
The Associated Press reports that adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. A story by the AP's Beth J. Hapaz on the coloring book craze and Quarto Publishing Group's part in it has been published in more than 100 outlets across the country. Read More.
July 14, 2015
The adult coloring book craze continues to make headlines. Parade Magazine, which is a supplement to Sunday newspapers across the country, ran a cover story on the phenomenon in its July 12 edition. Read More.
July 8, 2015
The Quarto Group is delighted to announce the launch of QuartoKnows.com, a new consumer facing site that showcases and promotes The Quarto Group's entire global publishing programme. The site allows consumers to discover more books in subjects they are interested in and presents books in ten subject areas each distinctly branded with a unique icon: Quarto Cooks, Quarto Homes, Quarto Drives, Quarto Kids, Quarto Lives (health & MBS), Quarto Plays (sport & games), Quarto Creates (art, craft & design), Quarto Thinks (culture), Quarto Explores (history, travel, science) and Quarto Gifts. Read More.
April 23, 2014
The Quarto Group was featured in Publishers Weekly London Book Show Daily on April 9, 2014. Here are a few excerpts from the article. Read More.
February 26, 2014
Quarto (LSE: QRT.L), the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, on February 26 announced a rebrand of its publishing divisions, comprising new names and a new visual identity, which better represents how the divisions work together. With shared domestic, international and foreign language sales teams Quarto is one integrated supplier to customers worldwide. The new names and logos make this clear while capitalizing on the company's 38-year-old heritage. Read More.