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Titles by Reading Level
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Baby-PreK  7
Ages 4-8   168
Ages 9-12   67
Young Adult   64
(Unknown)   319
All Ages   0

2015 Rankings (out of 632)
Total titles: #6 (top 2%)
New authors: #17 (top 4%)
Sales ranking: #171 (top 28%)

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Top Subjects by Titles
 1. Children's Books/All Ages 27 
 2. Juvenile Fiction 24 
 3. Juvenile Fiction / General 16 
 4. General 12 
 5. Children: Kindergarten 10 
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Candlewick Press

Candlewick Press, based in Somerville, Massachusetts, publishes outstanding children’s books for readers of all ages. Since we first opened our doors in 1991, we’ve received more than 1500 accolades and honors, and have been named "the fastest growing children’s publisher in the U.S." by Publishers Weekly. A recent article in the Oakland Tribune noted: If we are to remain a literary people, we must turn off the television and read books to our children. But what to read? In this glutted book market, mediocrity reigns. Not so at Candlewick Press. Lively stories, superior art, and revisited classics are hallmarks of this employee owned company. Bravo to leadership that recognizes quality writing and artistry and chooses to promote them. How have we done it? By publishing only those books we believe in, only those books that speak to children, and only those that have both words and art of the highest quality. Why do we care so much? Because Candlewick Press is 100 percent owned and operated by our employees, making us one of the largest independent publishing companies, not just in the country, but in the world. Our independence and passion translates into the highest-quality books possible for you, our discriminating readers -- the teachers, librarians, parents, and of course, children of all ages -- who have learned to expect a truly wonderful book wherever the Candlewick logo appears. Imprints: Templar Books

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: books for 6 months - 18 year olds - boardbooks, picturebooks, novels, non-fiction, novelty books, young adult

Main Address: 99 Dover Street
Somerville MA 02144 United States
Phone: 617-661-3330
Fax: 617-661-0565
Updated 6/30/2010

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1. The Princess in Black (Hardcover)
    Author: Shannon Hale
    Illustrator: Leuyen Pham
(Unknown)  10/14/2014
1,130 Reviews  
2. Robert Crowther's Pop-Up House of Inventions: Hundreds of Fabulous Facts...
    Author: Robert Crowther
    Illustrator: Robert Crowther
Ages 4-8 03/10/2009
36 Reviews  
3. Potty (Leslie Patricelli board books) (Board book)
    Author: Leslie Patricelli
    Illustrator: Leslie Patricelli
Baby−PreK 09/14/2010
2,195 Reviews  
4. This Is Not My Hat (Hardcover)
    Author: Jon Klassen
    Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Ages 4-8 10/09/2012
2,575 Reviews  
5. I Want My Hat Back (E. B. White Read-Aloud Award. Picture Books) (Hardco...
    Author: Jon Klassen
    Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Ages 4-8 09/27/2011
2,675 Reviews  
6. The Sisters Club (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Megan McDonald
(Unknown)  03/22/2011
13 Reviews  
7. Journey (Hardcover)
    Author: Aaron Becker
    Illustrator: Aaron Becker
(Unknown)  08/06/2013
1,708 Reviews  
8. The Most Amazing Hide-and-Seek Numbers Book (Paperback)
    Author: Robert Crowther
    Illustrator: Robert Crowther
Ages 4-8 07/26/2010
19 Reviews  
9. How to Train a Train (Hardcover)
    Author: Jason Carter Eaton
    Illustrator: John Rocco
Ages 4-8 09/24/2013
317 Reviews  
10. Guess How Much I Love You (Board book)
    Author: Sam McBratney
    Illustrator: Anita Jeram
Ages 4-8 10/14/2008
3,084 Reviews  
11. Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One (Hardcover)
    Author: Kate DiCamillo
    Illustrator: Chris Van Dusen
(Unknown)  08/26/2014
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12. Dungeonology (Ologies) (Hardcover)
    Author: Matt Forbeck
(Unknown)  10/21/2016
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13. Timmy Failure: We Meet Again (Hardcover)
    Author: Stephan Pastis
    Illustrator: Stephan Pastis
(Unknown)  10/28/2014
96 Reviews  
14. Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures (Paperback)
    Author: Kate DiCamillo
    Illustrator: K. G. Campbell
(Unknown)  03/10/2015
4,038 Reviews  
15. A Monster Calls: Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd (Paperback)
    Author: Patrick Ness
    Illustrator: Jim Kay
(Unknown)  03/12/2013
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16. The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde (Paperback)
    Author: Shannon Hale
    Illustrator: Leuyen Pham
(Unknown)  12/13/2016
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17. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey with CD: Gift Edition (Hardcover)
    Author: Susan Wojciechowski
    Illustrator: P.J. Lynch
Ages 4-8 09/11/2007
476 Reviews  
18. Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes Pop-Up (Hardcover)
    Author: Matthew Reinhart, Robert Sabuda
Ages 4-8 01/04/2010
86 Reviews  
19. The Dot (Irma S and James H Black Honor for Excellence in Children's Lit...
    Author: Peter H. Reynolds
    Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds
Ages 4-8 09/15/2003
1,339 Reviews  
20. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Carolyn Mackler
(Unknown)  05/10/2011
132 Reviews  
21. It's So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families ...
    Author: Robie H. Harris
    Illustrator: Michael Emberley
Ages 4-8 07/22/2004
190 Reviews  
22. Sam and Dave Dig a Hole (Hardcover)
    Author: Mac Barnett
    Illustrator: Jon Klassen
(Unknown)  10/14/2014
784 Reviews  
23. Guess How Much I Love You (Hardcover)
    Author: Sam McBratney
    Illustrator: Anita Jeram
Ages 4-8 09/18/2008
3,099 Reviews  
24. Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocau...
    Author: Doreen Rappaport
Ages 9-12 09/11/2012
156 Reviews  
25. It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Heal...
    Author: Robie H. Harris
    Illustrator: Michael Emberley
Ages 9-12 09/08/2009
276 Reviews  
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