At Penguin Young Readers Licenses we offer the strongest collection of brands across TV, toy, online, gaming, and film. We celebrate the new and the nerdy, the retro and the reimagined; from pop culture to preschool, we’re building on the best brands. We craft books that reinforce our identity, lead with innovation, and resonate with readers. Our Penguin Young Readers Licenses portfolio offers a book for every reader.

Meet Penguin Young Readers Licenses

Daniel Moreton

Vice President, Associate Publisher, Penguin Workshop

As Vice President and Associate Publisher for Penguin Workshop, Daniel oversees Art and Design, Managing Editorial, and Licensing Acquisitions for the group. He collaborates on the development of more than 200 books a year, including Penguin Young Readers Licenses, Mad Libs, Cartoon Network Books, Grosset & Dunlap, and the New York Times Best-Selling series, Who Was? Daniel has spent the last thirty in children’s publishing and entertainment products. He has worked for some of the leaders in books and television, including Scholastic, Disney, Nickelodeon, and Simon & Schuster. Daniel loves to work collaboratively to create new and innovative experiences for children.

Meg Roth

Senior Editor

Megan Roth has had the immense pleasure of editing and writing content at some of the top children’s book and media companies in the world. From award-winning Apps and interactive products to children’s board books, picture books, and chapter books, she enjoys creating smiles through reading.

Now at Penguin Random House, she’s collaborating across lists, including Penguin Young Readers Licenses, Mad Libs, Grosset & Dunlap, and The World of Eric Carle. Originally from Pennsylvania, where she earned her degree in English Literature, Film Studies, and Women’s Studies, Megan spends her time reading (for fun!), enjoying the sunshine, the sand, and the mountains, and creating new formats, books, and licensing partnerships that entertain and inspire young readers.

Rob Valois

Director of Licensed Publishing

As Director of Licensed Publishing, Rob oversees editorial planning and execution of the licensed publishing portfolio for Penguin Young Readers Licenses.

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