By bringing together the greatest stories, brands and authors of any global children’s publisher, Penguin Random House Children’s are here to help create and rediscover heroes for each new generation.

We make our big brands bigger

Some of our favourite children's book characters

We are a powerhouse of children’s publishing: a business with real scale, reach and ambition. That gives us the unique ability to take our big brands to another level.

We reinvent the classics

Classic children's books

We find new ways to tell the world’s favourite stories. We introduce everyone’s favourite childhood characters to each new generation using a fresh and innovative approach.

We create tomorrow's brands today

Some of our brilliant new children's characters

We invest in brilliant debut stories and brands to discover incredible new talent.

We even think beyond the book

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We’re not just a publisher, we’re a brand owner. We bring together our licensing, consumer products and TV production strategies to find new ways to tell the world’s favourite stories.

We bring our books to life in lots of different ways

For every age and every stage, from baby to teen and all in between, we bring stories to life everywhere you look. Whether children meet our characters through our award-winning apps, hear from our heroes first on Soundcloud, or pick up a recommendation from one of our YouTube videos, we make sure everyone can find a way into the stories we know they’ll love for a lifetime.

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Peppa Stars

Read along as Mummy and Daddy Pig let Peppa and George go outside and look at the stars. With the help of a telescope, Peppa and George find the North Star and more wonders in space.


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Roald Dahl

All 19 of your favourite Roald Dahl audiobooks in one phizz-whizzing library app. Readers include Oscar-winner Kate Winslet, national treasure Stephen Fry and Little Britain star David Walliams.


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Where’s Dennis? (and Gnasher!)

Can you find Dennis the Menace and his pesky pooch? From Lord Snooty’s castle to the Bash Street dinner hall, these jam-packed scenes are filled with classic Beano faves.

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The Anne Frank App

Explore Anne’s world: what it looked, sounded and felt like living in hiding. Rediscover her story with 21 video clips, exclusive audio extracts read by Helena Bonham Carter and commentary from Miep Gies - one of the helpers who risked her life to aid Anne and her family in hiding.


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Audiobooks can transform the school run into a jaunt on the high seas, take little listeners to new worlds or simply add an extra whizz-pop to bedtime. Check out the Puffin Books Soundcloud channel for all the latest releases and join more than 500,000 followers listening to the Puffin Podcast.

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Penguin Schools

Penguin Schools is a dedicated channel for teachers and librarians, inspiring them to share stories and celebrate the power of reading with children and young people. Penguin Schools brings teachers and librarians the latest news about books by incredible authors such as Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson and John Boyne, exciting competitions and free resources to use in the classroom or library. This includes the amazing Puffin Virtually Live online shows starring the world’s biggest and most-loved children’s authors and illustrators.

Penguin Platform

A place for young adults to share, create, discover and debate.

Meet our Managing Director

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