Egmont Publishing sells USA list to Lerner Publishing Group

Lerner Publishing Group (www.lernerbooks.com) has acquired the remaining assets of the Egmont USA list. Lerner is one of the US's largest independently owned children's publishers, with over 5,000 titles in print. The Egmont USA acquisition demonstrates Lerner's continued commitment to a highly acclaimed and award-winning trade program and they look forward to welcoming Egmont authors to the Lerner Publishing Group family.

Random House will continue to sell and distribute Egmont USA books up to April 30, 2015 and Lerner will take responsibility for selling, marketing and distribution on May 1st 2015.