Holiday House

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Holiday House
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City
DistributionPenguin Random House Publisher Services[1]
Publication typesBooks
Fiction genresChildren's books
ImprintsMargaret Ferguson, Neal Porter

Holiday House, Inc., is a publishing house founded in 1935 in New York City, specializing in children's literature. It is a member of the Children's Book Council. The iconic logo of the Holiday House little boy is by Ernest H. Shepard, the renowned illustrator of The Wind in the Willows and the Winnie the Pooh books, from the publisher's original edition of The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame.[2]

Holiday House's books have been the recipient of many distinguished awards, including the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery.[3]

Notable authors include Yuyi Morales, Polly Horvath, Gail Gibbons, and David A. Adler. The house publishes 120 titles a year.[4]


  1. ^ Current Clients
  2. ^ "Our Story – Holiday House". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  3. ^ "Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-Present". Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). 1999-11-30. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  4. ^ "Edelweiss+". Edelweiss+. Retrieved 2019-01-29.

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