Gareth Stevens
Type Subsidiary
Industry Publishing
Founded December 1983[1]
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Products Children's books
Owner Weekly Reader Corporation
Official website

Gareth Stevens, Inc. is a publishing company originally based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1983 by its namesake owner, a former Briton who moved to Raintree Publishers.[1] The company is owned by Weekly Reader Corporation, part of The Reader's Digest Association.

Gareth Stevens largely specialises in children's non-fiction reference. Along with its main arm, Gareth Stevens Publishing, its imprints include Weekly Reader Early Imprint Library and World Almamac Library.[2]

In 1991 and 1992, it published the first seven Beechwood Bunny Tales. The translators were MaryLee Knowlton, Amy Bauman and Patricia Lantier-Sampon, all of whom were Gareth Stevens regulars. However, the company's web site does not list this series in its catalog.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Dries, Mike (1998, May 15). "Book publisher Gareth Stevens returns to black ink" The Business Journal of Milwaukee. Retrieved on April 23, 2008.
  2. Gareth Stevens contact information at JacketFlap. Retrieved on April 23, 2008.

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