Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade and Reference Publishers offers an impressive list of award-winning titles fiction, nonfiction, and reference titles from new and established authors for readers of all ages.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adult Group
Under the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt imprint, the adult group publishes approximately eighty new hardcover books each year, and approximately ninety trade paperbacks under the Mariner imprint. HMH publishes treasured classics, such as Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own and E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India, as well as award winning titles including Timothy Egan’s The Worst Hard Time and José Saramago Blindness. Houghton The Mifflin Harcourt Adult Group continues to introduce new authors of inspiring works of fiction and nonfiction to readers around the world.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Reference Group
The reference division continues to publish the American Heritage® dictionaries and other authoritative and popular books about language, as well as books for The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Larousse and Chambers. The American Heritage® collection has a wide selection of reference material for adults and children that range from the First Dictionary to the College Dictionary to the Dictionary of Business Terms. In addition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt distributes a number of cookbooks including Ruth Reichl’s Gourmet Cookbook, and the new favorite Hello, Cupcake by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s Book Group
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s Book Group believes in the importance of introducing children to quality, award winning books to grow on. With hundreds of books for children of all ages and abilities, HMH has something to offer every child. Beginning at birth, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt provides children with stories that teach everything from learning to count and read, to making new friends and building the confidence to express themselves creatively.
Since 1937, when Houghton Mifflin first introduced its list of books for young readers, parents have trusted HMH to share both beloved classics and new favorites with their families. Through lovable characters and inspiring stories, HMH aims to provide children of all ages and reading levels with quality books that are not only educational, but exciting and entertaining. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is the home to some of the best-loved children’s book characters; including Curious George, Lyle the Crocodile, George and Martha, Martha of Martha Speaks, and Tacky the Penguin. Whether your child is just beginning or already an avid reader, these classic characters will help you transition from reading to your child to reading with your child.
The Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s group encompasses three award-winning imprints as well as the Graphia and Sandpiper paperback lines. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children publishes luminaries such as H. A. and Margret Rey, Virginia Lee Burton, Bill Peet, Holling C. Holling, Scott O’Dell, and James Marshall; its contemporary authors and illustrators include Steve Jenkins, D. B. Johnson, Toni Morrison, Marilyn Nelson, Eric Schlosser, Brian Lies, Chris Van Allsburg, Allen Say, Lois Lowry, and David Macaulay.
Clarion Books became an imprint of Houghton Mifflin in 1979. Clarion’s award-winning authors include David Wiesner, Linda Sue Park, Karen Cushman, Katherine Paterson, and Gary Schmidt.
Harcourt Children’s Books, known for classics such as The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge and The Little Prince, features notable authors and illustrators such as Avi, Janell Cannon, Margaret Chodos-Irvine, Lois Ehlert, Mem Fox, Han Nolan, Gennifer Choldenko, David Shannon, Janet Stevens, Susan Stevens Crummel, and Helen Oxenbury.