Lasten Keskus & Kirjapaja Ltd.

Lasten Keskus & Kirjapaja Ltd. is a dual-trademark Finnish publishing house. Both our trademarks share the same core values and commitment to publishing quality books for readers at all stages of life. Our books engage, inform, enrich, inspire love of reading and provide building blocks for a good life.

Both trademarks have a long history and established reputation in Finland. Kirjapaja has been publishing books since 1942, Lasten Keskus Oy since 1974.

Kirjapaja publishes a wide range of non-fiction titles in the genres of mind, body and health, culture and society. Books about spirituality, theology and religion are also well-represented on our publishing list. We additionally publish gift books by Finnish and international authors and illustrators. Our titles address a wide spectrum of emotions and needs, from joy and motivation to grief and consolation.

Lasten Keskus is known primarily as a publisher of illustrated children’s books and educational nonfiction titles. We publish Finnish and translated picture books, fairy-tale novels, children’s nonfiction titles and educational material. Exploring themes such as friendship, helping others and accepting difference, many of our children’s books serve as excellent tools for teaching morals, empathy and compassion.

We publish approximately 150 new titles a year. – Quality books for all stages of life.

Lasten Keskus and Kirjapaja Ltd
Itälahdenkatu 27 A 3. krs
00210 Helsinki
FINLAND +358 9 6877 450
Fax int. +358 9 6877 4545

Contact Persons

Ms Eeva Johansson
Publishing Manager
tel. +358 9 6877 4515

Ms Tanja Poskela
Publishing Manager
tel. +358 9 6877 4539

Ms Ulla Salmi
Publishing Manager
tel. +358 9 6877 4556

Ms Marja-Liisa Saraste

Foreign Rights

tel. +358 9 6877 4568

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