Groupe Flammarion

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Groupe Flammarion
Parent company Éditions Gallimard
Founded 1876
Founder Ernest Flammarion
Country of origin France
Headquarters location Paris
Publication types Books, Magazines
Imprints Autrement, Casterman, Fluide Glacial, J’ai Lu, Jungle
Official website www.groupe-flammarion.com

Groupe Flammarion is the fourth largest publishing group in France, comprising many units, including its namesake, founded in 1876 by Ernest Flammarion, as well as units in distribution, sales, printing and bookshops (La Hune and Flammarion Center). Flammarion became part of the Italian media conglomerate RCS MediaGroup in 2000. Éditions Gallimard acquired Flammarion from RCS MediaGroup in 2012.[1] Subsidiaries include Casterman and Fluide Glacial.

The Flammarion Group’s mission is to make knowledge in all fields accessible to all, by means of the best possible editorial products.[2]

History[edit]

Ernest Flammarion successfully launched his family publishing venture in 1875 with the Treaty of Popular Astronomy of his brother, the astronomer Camille Flammarion. The firm published Émile Zola, Maupassant and Jules Renard as well as Hector Malot, Colette, and a wide list of medical, scientific, geographical, and historical works, including also the Père Castor children's series.[3]

Brands[edit]

• Arthaud • Aubier • Autrement • Baam! • Casterman • Champs • Chan-Ok • Climats • Etonnants Classiques • Flammarion • Flammarion Jeunesse • Flammarion Québec • Fluide Glacial • GF • J'ai Lu • Jungle Editions • KSTR • La Maison Rustique • Librio • Père Castor • Pygmalion • Pygmalion Fantasy • Sakka • Skira-Flammarion

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