ALL ABOUT OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
Octopus is a leading publisher of non-fiction books. We have extensive experience of working with high profile authors, trusted partners and associations to produce exciting, market leading books.
Our imprints each have their own identity and all publish highly successful titles of outstanding quality and content…
Aster is a dynamic force in wellness, food and drink publishing and our market-leading books aim to nourish, enliven and inspire.
Books to sink your teeth into. Brazen publishes contemporary books with clout.
Cassell seeks to break new ground in publishing voices who entertain and enlighten, from high-impact sports narratives to humour and TV treasures.
Founded on Terence Conran’s belief that good design improves the quality of people’s lives, the imprint remains dedicated to creating books that are both useful and beautiful.
Endeavour inspires, informs and entertains through powerful stories and big ideas, whether that’s a memoir revealing a fresh
perspective on life or a thought-provoking book on a smart idea that could change what we do and how we live.
Gaia titles bring the world outside your window to life, encompassing all facets of the natural world.
With a long track record of publishing perennial bestsellers, Godsfield specialises in books for mind, body and spirit.
Founded by Paul Hamlyn in 1951 with the aim of creating ‘fine books with a common touch’, today Hamlyn publishes highly commercial cookery and lifestyle titles for the widest possible audience, with a focus on household names, mass-market concepts and family-friendly brands.
The go-to publisher for creative people, with a list dedicated to practical art, photography, craft and books exploring visual culture.
Combining superlative content with stunning photography, Kyle Books works with authors and brands who are experts in their field and often internationally focussed, across food & drink, gardening, health & wellbeing, sustainability and craft.
Working closely with an array of talented authors and brands, Mitchell Beazley offers a list of high-quality books on the subjects that add joy to life – food and drink, home and garden, the outdoors, fashion and music.
Authenticity and attitude! An incredibly broad nonfiction list, taking in any subject, including but not limited to memoir, health, arts, pop culture, politics, sport, and spiritual. Each Monoray title inspires us through the unique firsthand experience of its author – the only person who could write this book.
Philip’s is one of Britain’s best-known map, atlas and reference book publishers. It publishes many long-established market-leading titles across road and street atlases, as well as astronomy and reference. Philip’s is now leading the way with innovative new product for a rapidly evolving market.
Pyramid publishes books on a wide range of popular subjects including cookery, reference, mind body spirit and gift. Beyond its new books, Pyramid is known for its titles drawn from the extensive Octopus archive and its custom publishing expertise.
The people and subjects that connect us. Radar is dedicated to publishing popular culture books for everyone.
Short Books has established itself as a publisher of first-class, popular non-fiction. The first Short Books publications were a series of compact, informative and entertaining biographies. Since then it has evolved to focus predominantly on ‘mind, body, spirit’ books following on from the success of The Fast Diet (2013) by Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer.
Summersdale is an award-winning, vibrant publisher that swiftly responds to emerging global trends to provide entertaining, informative and innovative content in the genres of gift and humour, travel writing, general non-fiction, and health and wellbeing.
In line with the Hachette UK policy, Octopus Publishing Group will not comply with any censorship demands when printing its books in other countries including China. There will be no changes to text at the request of Chinese censors and books will not be printed in China where censorship is likely to be required.
Our environmental policy is part of a broad range of social responsibility policies that include a focus on working conditions at our own sites and those of suppliers, a responsible attitude to our suppliers, equal opportunities and charitable giving.