Schwartz & Wade Books / Random House Children's Books
Established in March 2005, Schwartz and Wade is co-directed by Anne Schwartz and Lee Wade, who take a unique approach to the creative process, and believe that the best books for children grow from a seamless collaboration between editorial and design. Today, the imprint puts a focus on picture books, while also publishing middle-grade and young adult fiction and non-fiction. In 2012, Schwartz & Wade Books celebrated their first Caldecott Medal, awarded to Chris Raschka for A BALL FOR DAISY. Notable authors and illustrators include Candace Fleming, Tad Hills, Deborah Hopkinson, Polly Horvath, Patricia McKissack, Kadir Nelson, Chris Raschka, Red Nose Studio, Eric Rohmann, Jonah Winter, and Paul O. Zelinsky.