Ladybird promotes Grosart to publisher as Stowell departs

Ladybird promotes Grosart to publisher as Stowell departs

Ladybird has promoted editorial director Lou Grosart to the role of publisher for its trade list, succeeding Louie Stowell who is leaving the role to dedicate more time to her writing career.

Grosart (pictured) steps into the role from 1st January 2021, reporting to publishing director Shannon Cullen. She will lead the editorial team and strategy across the commercial trade list, which includes the Ten Minutes to Bed, Baby Touch and Topsy & Tim series of books as well as authors Kim Hillyard and Ben Rothery.

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