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Publisher: Eileen Kreit
- 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
- 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
- Death by Bikini Mysteries by Linda Gerber
- Let it Snow
- Dell and Knopf Paperbacks for Young Readers (both Random House)
- Aladdin Books (Simon & Schuster)
- HarperTrophy (HarperCollins)
- Square Fish