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.


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Meet Penguin Young Readers Licenses

Daniel Moreton

Vice President, Associate Publisher, Penguin Workshop

As Vice President and Associate Publisher for Penguin Workshop, Daniel oversees both Art and Design, and Licensing Acquisitions for the group. He collaborates on the development of more than 250 books a year, including Penguin Young Readers Licenses, Mad Libs, The World of Eric Carle, 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

No matter the format, Megan Roth enjoys creating content that’ll make kids smile while reading. She is currently collaborating across lists, including Penguin Young Readers Licenses, Grosset & Dunlap, and The World of Eric Carle. Originally from Pennsylvania, she earned her degree in English Literature, Film Studies, and Women’s Studies before moving to New York City and starting her career in publishing. In her free time, she reads books that make her smile, strives to make the perfect cup of tea, enjoys the sunshine, the sand, and the mountains, and hopes to inspire young readers to become lifelong book lovers.

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.