Philomel Books

Philomel Books
Parent company Penguin Group
Founder Ann Beneduce
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location New York City
Official website

Philomel Books is a children's literature imprint of Penguin Books USA. The imprint was founded by Ann Beneduce, who was succeeded as publisher by Patricia Lee Gauch. Philomel's current president and publisher is Michael Green.[1][2][3]

Philomel publishes such notable kid's books as The Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flanagan and the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz. The imprint also publishes notable picture books including The Day the Crayons Quit and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.[4]


  1. "Philomel Books". Penguin Books USA. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  2. "Philomel Books". Dun & Bradsteet via Goliath. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  3. Corbett, Sue (February 7, 2005). "True spies: kids' books that came in from the cold (war).(children's books)". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
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