[Press Release]Miriam Farbey Named Publsiher, Children’s Books, Scholastic UKScholastic UK, a subsidiary of Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced the appointment of Miriam Farbey as Publisher, Children’s Books, effective March 6, 2014. Ms. Farbey will lead the publishing and design teams with a passionate commitment to attracting and developing the very best talent in children’s publishing. Reporting to Miriam will be Alison Green Publisher at Alison Green books, Elizabeth Scoggins Editorial Director Non-Fiction and Maya Maraj Licensing Scout. Also reporting to Miriam, in a newly-created role, Samantha Smith becomes Fiction and Picture Books Publisher, working with Pauliina Malinen Teodoro, Editorial Director Picture Books. Ms. Farbey and the sales, marketing and production teams at Scholastic UK will report to Catherine Bell, Co-Group MD.Miriam Farbey was formerly the Global Publisher for DK and under her leadership DK underwent a creative transformation. Miriam joined Scholastic in 2010, where she has continued her successful track record, developing the award-winning Discover More series which now has more than 2 million copies in print.Miriam Farbey stated, “I am thrilled to be working with the team at Scholastic UK at such a successful moment for them and hugely respectful of the …read more

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