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Penguin Random House

Head of Acquisitions and TV Development

Richard Haines

Penguin Random House

Penguin LogoRichard Haines (Head of Acquisitions and TV Development)

80 Strand


Tel: +44 (0)207 0104623
Twitter: @rich_haines
Miami Contact: +44 770 3885368

Penguin Children’s is the number one Children’s publisher in the UK and comprises the following imprints: Puffin, Ladybird and Warne.  Famous for its classic fiction and beautiful picture books, it is the home of great stories and offers something for every child from 0 to teen. It publishes a wide range of fiction, picture books and children’s classics and some of the world’s favourite authors including Eric Carle, Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson, Cathy Cassidy and Eoin Colfer, as well as popular character brands such as Peppa Pig. Penguin Children’s is transforming into the first new kind of publisher through owning and creating IP and is committed to reaching new audiences and telling great stories, whatever the format. Penguin has a portfolio of classic children’s brands which include Peter Rabbit and The Snowman, and is currently co-producer on several TV projects, including ‘Peter Rabbit’, ‘Topsy and Tim’ and ‘Puffin Rock’.