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Francesca Dow

Penguin Children's

Managing Director

Francesca Dow, Managing Director – Penguin Children’s

Francesca Dow is Managing Director of the Penguin Children’s Division, which comprises Puffin, Ladybird and, for teens, Penguin. Penguin Children’s is home to the most successful and popular children’s and teen brands – ‘Peter Rabbit’, ‘Peppa Pig’, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, ‘The Snowman’, Roald Dahl, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’, ‘Dr Who’, ‘Artemis Fowl’, ‘Moshi Monsters’, ‘John Green’ and ‘Angry Birds’. Penguin Children’s is interested in new ways of storytelling and works with some of the best storytellers and partners such as Activision, BBC, British Airways, Livity, Mind Candy, Nickelodeon, Royal Shakespeare Company, Twentieth Century Fox.