Lerner Publishing Makes Two Acquisitions

August 2004
Book Publishing Report;8/2/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 29, p6
Trade Publication
The publishing house Lerner Publishing Group has acquired Millbrook Press Inc. and imprint of its company Twenty-First Century Books for an undisclosed amount. Twenty-First Century Books is a nonfiction library imprint targeted for grades 7 and up. Van Tulleken Co. represented Millbrook Press in the sale. With the acquisition, Lerner Publishing Group hopes to launch 100 new titles between two acquired companies, bringing the company's annual total of new titles to over 400. The new imprints also add about 900 backlist titles to the Lerner Publishing Group list.


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