Top job open as Milnes-Smith quits


One of the top jobs in children's publishing is up for grabs after Penguin announced that Philippa Milnes-Smith, managing director of Puffin, is to leave in the summer after 14 years with the company.</p><p>

Anthony Forbes-Watson, chief executive of Penguin, denied rumours that Puffin, Ladybird and DK Children's would be brought together under a single division. "Puffin will remain separate," he said. In January, Penguin integrated Ladybird and DK, with the loss of 120 jobs. But one rival publisher said: "If I were Anthony, I'd form a huge children's book group to take over the world."<...

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