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About Egmont - Children's Books Publisher

The story behind the company....

Seventeen year old, Egmont Petersen was on his way to start a printing business in 1878 when he found a coin. As he had borrowed money from his mother to buy his first printing

press, Egmont believed the coin was a lucky omen. He may have been right because before long the business was thriving. Egmont Publishers are one of the UK’s leading publishers. They publish authors as diverse and renowned as Herge, A. A. Milne and Andy Stanton. Egmont aim to encourage children to enjoy the pleasure of reading. They publish books, magazines and digital media and are one of the UK’s leading publishers.