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becker&mayer! is a leading creator, producer, and manufacturer of innovative books for adults as well as engaging books and toy products for children. A renowned book packager, we create original illustrated books in award-winning formats that integrate paper components, digital content, electronics, audio, and other specialty features for publishers worldwide.

Contact Info


becker&mayer!
11120 NE 33rd Place Suite 101
Bellevue, WA 98004
USA

Tel: +1 425 827 7120
Fax: +1 425 828 9659

Publishing:
Mike Oprins, VP, Group Publisher
     mike.oprins@quarto.com
Lynn Brennan, Associate Publisher
     lynn.brennan@quarto.com
Delia Greve, Sr. Editor & Licensing Manager
     delia.greve@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


Who We Are and What We DoStar Wars Bounty Hunder Code

Recognized throughout the industry as the place for innovative, high-quality illustrated books, becker&mayer! is a leader in creating unique formats that stand out at retail. We can create something eye-catching and unusual at impulse-buy prices or, at the other end of the spectrum, we can craft high-end collector’s items.

With extensive experience working in plastics, electronics, and other materials, our company has developed many successful series over the years for licensing and publishing partners worldwide. Ninety percent of our content and format ideas are brainstormed in-house, and we hold patents on our most innovative products.



Global PublishersBird Songs in Japanes and Bird Songs in English

becker&mayer! works with publishers and agents worldwide to bring illustrated nonfiction books to all corners of the globe. From biographies of iconic cultural figures to children’s science books, we create truly international titles.

We partner with globally renowned brands to create officially licensed books, including Lucasfilm, Hasbro, Sanrio, Mattel, and more. We also create custom books entirely for non-US markets. Our international clients rely on our close collaboration to develop manufacturing solutions such as custom audio modules and other electronic components. By offering our publishing partners a variety of deal structures, we make it possible to bring unique, high-quality books to any language or nation.



Licensed PublishingLicensed publishing products

From Lucasfilm to Sanrio, Audrey Hepburn to Kurt Cobain, becker&mayer! partners with top-notch properties, estates, and icons to create unique books and book packages. Working closely with our licensing partners, becker&mayer! brings an innovative sensibility, luscious designs, great authors, and brand-new formats to the table, giving everyone from retailers to fans something new to get excited about.

As becker&mayer! sells its titles worldwide, we can open up additional markets to our licensing partners or better engage markets that are looking for something fresh and new.

Some of our licensing partners include:

  • Lucasfilm
  • LTD Disney
  • Marvel
  • WWE
  • Hasbro
  • Mattel
  • CBS/Star Trek
  • Nickelodeon
  • Warner Bros.
  • NBC Universal
  • Twentieth Century Fox
  • Sony
  • Sanrio


Custom PublishingCustom Publishing: Boy Scouts of America

The Custom Publishing team of becker&mayer! Books creates beautiful, enduring products designed to exceed a client’s vision and expectations.

Our full-service team starts with concept development and guides the process through to finished books. We are the essence of one-stop shopping. Our experience is unmatched, as is our ability to work with archives from around the world. In-house editorial, design, and production capabilities can handle the most complex book projects imaginable.

Custom publishing can serve many goals, including extending a brand, building market share, supporting corporate philanthropy, providing custom merchandise, chronicling corporate history, enhancing marketing campaigns, and so much more. A custom title can be more than simply a book—it can be an experience.

In short, becker&mayer! handles all aspects of a book’s creation, from conception, development, writing, archival research, and design to final printing and manufacturing.

“When we decided to create an illustrated edition of my book 1776, we turned to becker&mayer! The quality of their research and design, along with their unique approach of including removable reproductions of seminal documents that one can hold in one’s hands, made for a stunning edition. They are a creative group indeed and a delight to work with.”Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author David McCullough

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 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.
August 8, 2016
The Quarto Group Inc. (LSE: QRT), the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, today announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Quarto Publishing Group USA, Inc. (“the Company”), has acquired the publishing assets of becker&mayer LLC (“becker&mayer”) from McEvoy Group, the US-based independent trade publishing group. 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.
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.