The Publishing House

DRAGONFLY is one of two publishers of children's and young adult books at Verlagsgruppe HarperCollins in Germany. Our program is as colorful as life itself and includes special stories for children aged 3 to 18. We have books by bestselling authors such as Amy Ewing, Charlotte Habersack, Stefanie Taschinski and Gina Mayer as well as exciting debuts and extraordinary illustrations. 

Our authors

Laura Ellen Anderson, Philip Ardagh, B. B. Alston, Rob Biddulph, Aimée Carter, Lauren Child, Janet Clark, Aisling Fowler, Kathleen Freitag, Francesca Gibbons, Charlotte Habersack, Ben Mantle, Ellie Mattes, Gina Mayer, Kati Naumann, Boris Pfeiffer, Angie Sage, Annika Scheffel, Stefanie Taschinski, Aiden Thomas, Nina Weger

Current awards

  • Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2023 – Nominiert in der Kategorie Jugendbuch
    Aiden Thomas: Yadriel und Julian. Cemetery Boys


All events in German language!

Currently no events. Visit the publisher’s website for up-to-date events (visit website).


Dragonfly - Verlag in der HarperCollins Germany GmbH

Valentinskamp 24
20354 Hamburg


Phone +49 (0) 40 – 600 909 0


Contact Person

Managing Directors
Jürgen Welte
Katja Berger

Editorial Director
Maike Brandhoff (Dragonfly & Schneiderbuch)

Sales Director
Bianka Albrecht

Laura Hage

Marketing Manager
Isabel Kumpe

Katharina Depken