Pushkin Children’s Books aims to spread its wings with Odedina at the helm

Pushkin Children’s Books aims to spread its wings with Odedina at the helm

Pushkin Press’ publisher and managing director Adam Freudenheim took over the company in 2012 and that summer launched the children’s imprint, with the first books on the list publishing in the spring of 2013. According to Freudenheim, the publishing landscape at the time was missing voice-driven children’s fiction so when Sarah Odedina pictured above—former m.d. of Bonnier imprint Hot Key Books and editor-in-chief of Bloomsbury Children’s—was looking for a role in early 2016, just as the children’s list was starting to gain success, it proved to be “fortuitous timing”.

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