|Parent company||Augustinians of the Assumption|
|Country of origin||France|
|Distribution||France, Canada, USA|
|Publication types||Books, magazines|
Bayard Presse was founded in Paris in 1870 and has since expanded into a global publishing network. Their core publications market comes from the children's sector. The main markets are France, Spain and China, but they have a presence in Canada, the UK and Italy.
The three English magazines were launched in 1995. The first issues being "The Pig family moves house" (StoryBox), "The Thief Prince" (AdventureBox) and "On the Trail of the Wild Horse" (DiscoveryBox).
The monthly magazines carry stories, characters, games and activities aimed at 3-12 year-olds.
"StoryBox" is for children aged 3–6. Every issue has a 30-page story to read to children, and sections on animals and science. A poem, cartoons, fun and games. The television/comic character "SamSam" also appears in StoryBox
"DiscoveryBox" is for children aged from 9 to 12. Every month the magazine covers, history, animals, science and other world cultures. Further sections include recipes, experiments, quizzes and jokes.
The three magazines and information on the magazines can be viewed at the Bayard English Magazine Website
- Storybox Books UK Site - stories, characters, games and activities aimed at 3-6 year olds
- Adventurebox Books UK Site - stories, characters, games and activities aimed at 6-9 year olds
- Discoverybox Books UK Site -stories, characters, games and activities aimed at 6-9 year olds
- About Bayard Presse Asia (Hong Kong-based subsidiary)