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    Publisher: Eileen Kreit


    Imprint Summary

    • Puffin publishes quality paperback fiction and non-fiction for children of all ages.
    • The Puffin list consists of paperback reprints, original middle grade and YA fiction, middle grade and YA series.
      • Puffin's original titles are focused on middle grade and YA fiction, and nonfiction.
      • Puffin’s trade paperback reprints comprises the cream of the crop from the Penguin Young Readers Group hardcover imprints, making selections based on hardcover sales, reviews, and opinion.
    • Puffin focuses largely on the trade market.
    • Puffin launches several new fiction series a year and also publishes Puffin Classics simultaneously with Puffin UK.
    • Puffin publishes 120-150 titles a year. Paperback originals comprise 10% to 15% of Puffin's list. 

    Successful Puffin Authors/Titles

    • Roald Dahl
    • Judy Blume’s Fudge books
    • John Green
    • Betty Birney’s Humphrey books
    • Matched
    • S.E. Hinton (The Outsiders)
    • Cam Jansen series by David A. Adler
    • Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan
    • Puffin Classics line
    • Richie Tankersley Cusick (The Unseen series)


    Successful Original Paperbacks

    • Sweep, by Cate Tiernan
    • Cindy Ella
    • XVI
    • Faithful
    • Stranded
    • Death by Bikini Mysteries by Linda Gerber
    • Let it Snow


    Comparable Imprints/Publishers

    • Dell and Knopf Paperbacks for Young Readers (both Random House)
    • Aladdin Books (Simon & Schuster)
    • HarperTrophy (HarperCollins)
    • Scholastic
    • Square Fish