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We champion the world's most brilliant voices, bringing them to life in compelling and dynamic ways for audiences everywhere. In addition to books, ebooks and audiobooks, we also play a part in blockbuster films, TV shows, radio, theatre productions, live events and social media.

Our books shape the broader cultural life of our society and inform the national conversation. Our brands - from Ladybird to Penguin - accompany people of all ages on their journey of discovery of the greatest stories, the smartest thinking and the best ideas.

Leading one of the most important creative sectors in the world, we are proud of our past and ambitious about our future.

We are Penguin Random House UK.

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Our nine creatively and editorially independent publishing houses seek out and enable talented people from all walks of life to tell their stories – and make sure they are heard. From bestselling writers and bold illustrators, to big thinkers and political commentators, trailblazing entrepreneurs and wellbeing experts, we are home to some of the world's most celebrated authors. 

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