(Madrid) directed by Ofelia Grande Andrés, has published many recognised works in children’s literature, including recognised authors like Jordi Sierra I Fabra, Cornelia Funke, Andrés Barba, César Fernández García, Jostein Gaarder or Henning Mankell.
Siruela became known when it published medieval European literature especially Arthurian novels, with Biblioteca Babel, a collection of fantasy literature consisting of thirty-three volumes, directed and edited by the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges.
Siruela’s biggest success was Jostein Gaarder’s Sophie’s World, which sold over 750.000 volumes.
Siruela has now received the First Prize for the best-edited children’s book, 20011. It has also received the National Prize for Children and Young People’s literature in 2007, and the National Prize to the best Cultural Editorial work in 2003.