About us


Lemniscaat is one of the oldest and most well known children's book publishers in Holland. Founded in 1963 and still independent today, Lemniscaat represents a unique, high quality list of authors and illustrators.

Lemniscaat publishes a rich and internationally appealing collection. Award winning fiction and picture books reflect the colourful and inspiring international heritage the Dutch, at the crossroads of Europe, are famous for. A strong list of beautiful and engaging books for all ages. The wide variety of authors and illustrators published at Lemniscaat are rewarded nationally and internationally for their high quality work.

Our authors and illustrators are inspired by artists from all over the world. The Lemniscaat list is not a typical Dutch list, it is a reflection of the colourful European heritage. Our illustrators are inspired by great artists as Van Gogh, Seurat, Vermeer, Mirò and Picasso. Through picture books, Lemniscaat opens the doors to this enchanting rich European culture.

Lemniscaat is an internationally established publisher, selling rights to a broad range of publishers worldwide and also buying them from all over the world. Throughout the years, unique publishing relationships have been established to widespread the Lemniscaat list beyond borders.

Lemniscaat NY - www.lemniscaat-usa.com

Lemniscaat Italia

For more information, please contact Eva van der Krogt at

Lemniscaat Publishers
P.O. Box 4066
3006 AB Rotterdam
The Netherlands
tel: +31 10 2062929
fax: +31 10 4141560


The following agencies are representing our list in the following countries and language territories:


Inspirees International BV
Attn. Zhou Yu / Boudewijn Heeren
Zizhuyuan Rd. 33
Merlin Garden2, 11-C
100089 Beijng


Japan UNI Agency, Inc.
Tokyodo-Jinbocho No.2 Bldg, 5F
1-27 Kanda Jinbocho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-0051, Japan
Tel: 81-3-3295-0301
Fax: 81-3-3294-5173

Toppan Printing Company America, Inc.
650 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6108
Tel: 212-489-7740, ext. 103
Fax: 212-969-9349


Bestun Korea Literary Agency
502 June Vill, 355-5 Seokyo-dong, Mapo-gu
Seoul, 121-838, Korea
Tel: +82 2 322 2932

Bookcosmos Agency
3F Boa Building, 448-11, SeoGyo-Dong, Mapo-Gu
Seoul 121-841, Korea
t: +82-(0)2-3143-2834 - f: +82-(0)2-3143-2833

Eric Yang Agency
3F, e B/D, 54-7 Banpo-Dong,Seocho-Ku,
Seoul 137-803, Korea
Tel : +82-2-592-3356
Fax : +82-2-592-3359
e-mail : rachelahn@ericyangagency.co.kr
Website : www.eyagency.com

Kids Mind Agency
#502 The O Ville Yeoksam B/D,
720-25 Yeoksam-Dong, Gangnam-Gu,
Seoul, 135-080 Korea
Tel: 82-2-2193-6224 Fax: 82-2-6008-4276
E-Mail: debbieoh@kids-mind.co.kr

Momo Agency
102 - #804 Blenheim,
517 Mangwon-2 Dong, Mapo-gu,
Seoul 121-232, Korea
Tel : 82-(0)2-337-8606
Fax : 82-(0)2-337-8702
Mobile : 82-(0)11-9081-9865
e-mail: geeniehan@mmagency.co.kr