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 the home of books that nourish and inspire. It publishes bold and beautiful books for the contemporary wellness audience as well as encompassing narrative and illustrated titles in food, drink, fitness, health, lifestyle and beyond.
Brazen to come
Cassell specialises in sport, entertainment, puzzles, humour and pets, encompassing highly illustrated and narrative mono titles.
Conran Octopus was founded by Sir Terence Conran and Paul Hamlyn to publish books of the very highest quality in both content and design, and today the core philosophy remains unchanged.
Endeavour is the home of quality non-fiction writing, from popular science and culture to business and popular psychology. Discover cutting-edge ideas, inspiring stories and new ways to look at the world and our place in it.
Gaia Books is one of the earliest pioneers of the nature and environment publishing movement.
Godsfield publishes inspirational and authoritative mind body spirit titles covering areas such as spirituality, personal growth and alternative health.
Hamlyn was founded by Paul Hamlyn and is one of the best-known names in illustrated publishing. It publishes books for the widest possible commercial audience.
Ilex publishes beautiful and informative books on photography, art and design.
Kyle produces high-quality food, lifestyle, craft and gardening titles for an international audience.
Mitchell Beazley is a long-established publisher of beautifully crafted books on a wide range of subjects including cookery, drinks, gardening, fashion and music.
Monoray is narrative non-fiction at its most immersive, inspiring and entertaining. Our authors have lived every moment of the stories they tell. From memoir and socially conscious polemic to history or even crime – whatever the subject, a Monoray book always has a highly distinctive and authentic author voice.
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.
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.
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.