Aurum is Quarto’s narrative nonfiction imprint, home to great writing and compelling storytelling across a wide range of interests, life experiences, and expertise. Aurum publishes memoir, biography, polemic, food, feminism, history, sport, science, nature, and travel writing. Its award-winning books are relished in leisure, recommended to friends, and discussed in book clubs.
Frances Lincoln publishes beautifully designed books written by expert authors. The imprint’s highly regarded, long-established list includes gardening titles featuring a host of well-known names, as well as the much-loved walking guides by Alfred Wainwright. Frances Lincoln also creates beautiful stationery, including its best-selling series of products designed with the Royal Horticultural Society. Other notable areas of interest include books on the history of Britain and London and an ever-growing list of innovative titles on art and culture.
With a long heritage of books that celebrate the diversity of our world, Frances Lincoln Children’s Books is the back-to-back Waterstone’s prize–winning publisher of today. Boasting the multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series and the #1 New York Times Best Seller This Book Is Anti-Racist of the Empower the Future series, the imprint also publishes beautifully illustrated natural history and novelty titles alongside a boutique picture book list.
Happy Yak is Quarto’s loveable new imprint that publishes preschool board books, playful picture books, and accessible nonfiction for kids ages zero to seven. Its books are bright and accessible, with eye-catching design, contemporary illustration, and engaging, entertaining text. With a focus on the latest trends and a strong seasonal offering, Happy Yak books are perfect for small children with big personalities.
Iqon Editions was created in 2003 as a boutique imprint specializing in innovative approaches to presenting highly illustrated cultural reference content. Notable successes include the ...isms series of books, which have been published in more than 25 languages, and the Art Lovers City Guides.
Ivy Kids brings you beautiful, sustainably printed books to rewild your child. The imprint’s books include hopeful, joyful stories about nature and the environment, as well as nonfiction and activity titles that help foster a deep connection with the living world. The Ivy Kids list is planet-friendly, with all of its titles printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper, locally to where they will be sold.
Ivy Press publishes books that take innovative approaches to the subjects that you want to read about. The imprint’s books are written by experts in their fields and designed to the very highest standards. Ivy Press titles will inspire you, show you how to make things, make your mouth water, inform you, expand your mind, and stimulate you, however much you already know. Its best-selling nonfiction list includes titles on natural history, general reference, popular science, art, craft, design, and the internationally acclaimed 30-Second series, which has been translated into 30 languages.
Leaping Hare Press creates beautiful books to inspire and empower readers to translate ethical and spiritual values into practical, meaningful life choices. From embracing a zero-waste mindset, to consciously walking along a busy sidewalk, the imprint presents creative, simple steps to help us engage with each other and the natural world. Penned by heart-led, expert authors, its mindful books embrace community spirit and explore ecological principles in a positive way—delivering that feel-good factor too.
Covering every topic from coding to craft and consolidating what is taught in schools, QED Publishing’s mission is simple—to put children at the center of the adventure. Text from expert authors and consultants is cleverly combined with either awe-inspiring photographs or perfectly suited illustrations, while bold, fresh design is guaranteed to capture—and keep—the child’s attention. QEB is the North American branch of QED.
Quarto Children’s Books was founded in 1990 as a co-edition publisher of innovative paper-engineered books for children of all ages. Today, it is one of the market leaders in nonfiction book-plus titles—clever books with kits or additional components that children can interact with. Quarto Children’s Books creates didactic titles across a wide range of high-interest topics, from the animal kingdom to outer space, and from giants to cars—for publishers selling into all international markets.
Quarto Publishing—the original co-edition list in The Quarto Group—produces illustrated books with a well-deserved reputation for style and quality. The focus of its list is art instruction and crafts, although Quarto publishes into many other illustrated categories, including cookery, music, history, gardening, lifestyle, and reference. Quarto books are licensed all over the world, with best-selling titles available in more than 20 languages. Quarto Press is also a sub-imprint of this imprint.
Valued for its innovation and imagination, small world specializes in multilingual co-editions of the imprint’s own titles, but its formats can also be translated into licensed character or publishers’ own art versions, tailoring its creativity to suit many markets. From bobbly board books, through squirty bath books, to cute and cuddly cloth books, small world titles engage the senses and stimulate learning through play. Great books for little people!
Based in Brighton, The Bright Press combines the best of Quarto’s former Quintet, Quid, Global, and RotoVision imprints. Their dynamic creative team is dedicated to producing beautiful books that will inspire a wide range of enthusiasts, from beer lovers and science geeks to gardeners and artists.
The mission of White Lion Publishing is to help readers understand and enjoy the world around them through expert writing, visually striking design, and innovative formats. The imprint publishes across several core nonfiction categories—including self-care, lifestyle, popular culture, travel, issues and activism, and food and drink—to create beautiful books that inspire, engage, and entertain.
Wide Eyed Editions creates original nonfiction for children and families. The imprint champions contemporary illustration and physical books, bringing 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, culture, history, nature, and armchair travel.
words & pictures makes innovative and entertaining books for younger readers that open the door to their imagination. The imprint’s aim is to let children escape their own world, explore another one, and return, enriched by the experience.
becker&mayer! kids publishes engaging books and craft kits for children on humorous, culturally significant, and trending topics, including popular licensed content. The imprint’s craft kits combine on-trend subjects with exciting activities that are both fun and educational. Its books are distinguished by their innovative formats that invite interaction and boost comprehension, with an element of whimsical and irreverent fun.
Cool Springs Press is a leading publisher of step-by-step how-to books for both DIY gardening and home improvement. With a distinguished list of general, regional, and national gardening titles, as well as illustrated step-by-step books that represent the standard of home DIY publishing, Cool Springs can proudly offer a beautiful, expertly written book to fit just about any home or garden project you can imagine.
Each year, Epic Ink publishes a select handful of deluxe, topical, highly coveted books in unique, customized formats showcasing the hottest properties in movies, music, TV, comics, and pop culture.
Fair Winds Press offers readers authoritative and accessible guidance for living a healthy life, both physically and spiritually. Its books cover a range of practical categories, including nutrition and cooking, fitness, parenting, beauty, mental and spiritual health, treating sickness, and using new medicine.
Harvard Common Press provides readers with accessible, engaging content in the culinary, parenting, and lifestyle arenas. Working with topic experts, the imprint strives to produce award-winning content that capitalizes on both established and developing trends, and that has an enduring place on consumer bookshelves.
This distinguished imprint currently publishes books authored and created by the world’s leading transportation writers and photographers, as well as many different titles officially licensed with major partners such as Harley-Davidson, Chevrolet, Ford, and Chrysler, in addition to magazines such as Hot Rod and Cycle World.
Quarry Books was started in 1997 to extend Rockport Publishers’ business to a non-professional audience. Dedicated to providing instruction and inspiration to creative makers everywhere, Quarry Books offers authoritative, beautifully designed and illustrated inspiration and reference books for a wide range of enthusiasts, including artists, illustrators, crafters, cooks, parents, and educators on subjects ranging from beekeeping and bread making to urban sketching and science activities for kids.
Rock Point publishes creative products, including gift books, kits, and calendars. Whether it’s learning simple ways to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, manifesting your intentions with a darling deck of kawaii tarot cards, or finding calm in a beautiful journal, Rock Point delivers content in an inspired and innovative way through a range of formats with broad appeal.
Rockport Publishers was founded in 1984 and became part of the Quarto Group six years later. For the latest in design industry trends or graphic art reference, look to Rockport Publishers. Rockport’s books present the best in design work from around the world and bring readers inside the world’s most talented design and art studios to see how the work gets done and the inspiration that lies behind each finished piece.
The creators at SmartLab Toys know something wonderful happens when children and parents share light bulb–learning moments. That’s why SmartLab toys and games focus on hands-on experiences that help nurture those bonds. Each of its educational toys involves a project to complete or experiments to conduct, accompanied by a fully illustrated step-by-step book that explains the science behind the experiments.
Voyageur Press, a publisher with a deep and storied history in the American Upper Midwest, publishes best-selling books in five key areas: self-sufficiency, beer and spirits, regional American cooking, popular science, and music. This diversity is Voyageur’s strength, and its titles enrich and educate its readers on such varied subjects as raising and keeping chickens, exploring the rise of the craft beer movement in America, and learning about the history and techniques behind some of America’s up-and-coming chefs.
Walter Foster Jr. publishes fun and imaginative books and kits for children of all ages. Encouraging learning and exploring, Walter Foster Jr. titles cover a wide range of subjects, including art, edutainment, history, craft, nature, preschool concepts, and more. As a creator of content for children and families, Walter Foster Jr. strives to bring out that childlike wonderment in all of us and inspire lifelong interests.
Walter Foster Publishing is one of the most recognized names in art instruction. The timeless drawing and painting techniques found in Walter Foster titles have helped people around the world discover their artistic talents. From traditional pencil sketching and acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting to mixed media, hand lettering, and DIY crafting—Walter Foster Publishing has developed a full library of titles for the modern artist.
Wellfleet Press publishes illustrated reference books for the price-conscious consumer. Wellfleet focuses primarily on well-crafted and researched home reference; entertainment; faith; and mind, body, and spirit titles. The imprint offers customers a unique combination of both completely original content as well as illustrated editions of classics texts.