becker&mayer! is one of the foremost book producers in the United States and a member of the American Book Producers Association. Our staff of 70 is composed of editors, designers, photo researchers, product developers, and production specialists—all of whom work in-house to create unique books of the highest quality.
Our adult titles span a wide array of nonfiction topics and are published under our clients' names, including, among others, Chronicle Books, HarperCollins, Random House, and Simon & Schuster. Many of these books are created in association with licenses such as Lucasfilm, Pixar, MLB, and NASCAR. becker&mayer! also enjoys a long history of working in partnership with high-profile individuals, including Bob Dylan, Stan Lee, and David McCullough, and with estates representing legendary figures such as Kurt Cobain, John Lennon, and Audrey Hepburn.
In children's books, we are a leader in creating and manufacturing titles in the "book-plus" category and in creating unique formats that stand out at retail. With extensive experience working in plastics, electronics, and other materials, the company has created many successful series over the years for a number of publishing partners. The Juvenile Book Group also has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Disney, creating high-profile, best-selling books for their "High School Musical," "Hannah Montana," and "Camp Rock" franchises.
Recognized throughout the industry as the place for innovative, high-quality, illustrated books, becker&mayer! can handle every aspect of book production—from initial book concept work through to delivery of bound books. With extensive creative and manufacturing contacts worldwide, becker&mayer! can be contracted for any variety of book producing services.
Capitalizing on our experience in the juvenile "book-plus" category, in 2004 becker&mayer! launched the educational toy company SmartLab. Featuring art and science toys that entertain and inspire children ages 6–12, SmartLab toys are sold worldwide. To learn more about our award-winning SmartLab toys, please visit www.smartlabtoys.com.