About Us

One year on from HarperCollins UK’s acquisition of Egmont Books (formerly Egmont UK Ltd) from the Danish media group, Egmont, we are delighted to announce our new identity: Farshore.

Farshore’s company purpose is to make every child a proud reader. This mission underpins our broad and inclusive portfolio of child-friendly picture books, fiction, non-fiction and brands. We aim to inspire reading for pleasure for all ages, from the most reluctant readers to the most enthusiastic. Whether it’s a popular brand brought to life on the page or a brilliant new series by a debut author, Farshore brings a vast range of diverse stories and amazing worlds to children and teens.

Our unique, consumer insight means we know what children love, and we make sure our books reflect this. We publish books for the hottest brands in the world, including MinecraftRobloxMy Little PonyDungeons & Dragons, and Mr. Men Little Miss. We have cherished classics like Winnie-the-PoohThomas & FriendsTintinThe Little PrinceThe Velveteen RabbitThe Wind in the Willows and The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Beloved picture book authors and illustrators include Julia Donaldson, Sophy Henn, Steven Lenton, Louise Greig, Adam and Charlotte Guillain, Smriti Halls, and Lydia Monks. Older readers can enjoy bestselling books from Michael Morpurgo, Lemony Snicket, Jim Smith, Andy Stanton, Laura Ellen Anderson, B.B. Alston and Jenny McLachlan. YA fiction includes award-winners and genre game changers from Holly Jackson, Michael Grant, David Levithan, Laura Steven, Tahereh Mafi, and Elizabeth Acevedo.