Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
Established by Sebastian Walker
Candlewick is the sister company of the UK children's publisher Walker Books (Walker Books (UK)
), established 1978, and of Walker Books Australia
, established 1993.
Candlewick acquired US rights to the "Walker" name in 2017, from Bloomsbury which had acquired New York City publisher Walker & Co. in 2004 and finally ended use of the name as it phased out the imprint Walker Books for Young Readers in 2014. Candlewick then announced its "Walker Books" US list as forthcoming Autumn 2018.
No relation to US publisher Walker & Co.
and its successor imprint Walker Books / Bloomsbury USA (1959 to 2014)