McGraw-Hill Sells Children's Publishing Assets

January 2004
Book Publishing Report;1/26/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on New York-based McGraw-Hill Co.'s sale of its Children's Publishing assets to Wisconsin-based K-12 direct marketer School Specialty Inc. to focus sales efforts on the school market instead of retail. Revenue generated by Children's Publishing; McGraw-Hill's sale of its interest in Rock-McGraw Inc. in late December 2003.


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