Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing Signs International Sales Agreement with Hachette

  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing Signs International Sales
  Agreement with Hachette

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 11, 2013

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Trade Publishing today announced a new
partnership with Hachette Book Group (HBG) in key international markets
including Latin America, South America, Asia and Europe. Hachette Book Group
will be responsible for sales, billing, returns, credit processing and
collections services for HMH general interest titles and books for young
readers. HMH will handle order fulfillment.

“This new international distribution partnership between HMH and Hachette will
provide many expanded opportunities for our books and authors. We look forward
to providing continued excellent service and an enhanced marketing and sales
profile for both existing customers and many first time customers,” says
Laurie Brown, HMH SVP Sales & Marketing.

“The international markets have consistently been an area for growth at
Hachette, and we’re thrilled to be now able to represent the fantastic
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt list, starting this fall,” said Todd McGarity, VP
Distribution Sales and Services at Hachette Book Group.

The Hachette/HMH partnership excludes Canada, UK and Ireland, Australia, New
Zealand, and India.

About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing

For nearly two centuries, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Trade division has
published some of the world’s most renowned novels, non-fiction, children’s
books and reference works in hardcover, trade paperback, and ebook formats.
Its distinguished author list includes eight Nobel Prizewinners, forty-seven
Pulitzer Prize winners, thirteen National Book Award winners, and more than
one hundred Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and Sibert Medal and Honor recipients.
HMH publishes such distinguished authors as Philip Roth, Temple Grandin, Tim
O'Brien, and Umberto Eco, and a celebrated roster of children’s authors and
illustrators including Lois Lowry, Chris Van Allsburg and David Wiesner. HMH
is also home to The Best American series®; The American Heritage® and
Webster’s New World®dictionaries; Betty Crocker®, Better Homes and Gardens®,
How to Cook Everything®, The Gourmet Cookbook, and other leading culinary
properties; the Peterson Field Guides®; CliffsNotes; books by J.R.R. Tolkien;
and many iconicchildren’s books and characters including Curious George®,The
Little PrinceandThe PolarExpress.For more information,
visitwww.hmhbooks.com.

About Hachette Book Group

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading trade publisher based in New York and a
division of Hachette Livre, the second-largest trade and educational publisher
in the world. HBG publishes under the divisions of Little, Brown and Company,
Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Grand Central Publishing, Hachette
Nashville, Orbit, and Hachette Digital. For more information,
visitwww.hachettebookgroup.com.

Contact:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Lori Glazer, 212-420-5840
Vice President, Executive Director of Publicity
lori.glazer@hmhco.com