Astra Publishing House
Astra Publishing House comprises Astra House, an entirely new adult trade publisher of American and international literary fiction and poetry, and mission-driven nonfiction; mineditionUS, one of the most prestigious picture book publishers in the world; Boyds Mills & Kane, established and award-winning publisher of children’s books, whose imprints include Boyds Mills Press, Kane Press, Wordsong, and Calkins Creek, and whose books have received Newbery, Printz, Coretta Scott King, and Geisel Honors, among other awards; and a new literary magazine committed to publishing the best new writers from around the world, debuting 2021.
minedition Switzerland & minedition France
minedition is a children’s book publisher founded in Europe by Michael Neugebauer, with a reputation for publishing books for children that are magnificently produced, with the utmost care for detail, and that spark children’s curiosity about the world. minedition taps into talent from around the globe, including Hans Christian Andersen Award winners Lisbeth Zwerger, Květa Pacovská, and Robert Ingpen; renowned naturalist Jane Goodall; and novelty board books rising star Yusuke Yonezu.
Thinkingdom Media Group Ltd. is a media enterprise focusing on content innovation, operating in book and e-book publishing and distribution, as well as in bookselling and licensing projects such as book-to-film adaptations. Its affiliated brand Thinkingdom Children’s Books has been publishing outstanding books for two decades, including many recipients of the most prestigious international awards, such as the Caldecott Medal, the Kate Greenaway Medal, the German Juvenile Literature Award, and more.