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Rights and Permissions


Contact us for inquiries about rights and foreign representation.

The Cooke Agency International (Cooke International) represents foreign rights for Penguin Random House Canada Limited.

To find out more, please visit The Cooke Agency International website at www.cookeinternational.com or contact rights@cookeinternational.com


All material published by Penguin Random House Canada Limited is protected under copyright law. Written permission from the publisher is required if you wish to reproduce our material. For a complete list of our imprints, see the list below

Where can I find out more about copyright?

If you have general questions about copyright rules and current legislation in Canada, information can be found at your local library, or at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

What about titles published by other Penguin Random House companies?

Penguin Random House Canada Limited distributes many titles from Penguin Random House companies in the United States and the United Kingdom. For titles Penguin Random House Canada Limited distributes please refer to the originating publisher found on the copyright page for information regarding permissions.

We can grant permissions only on titles that are part of our domestic publishing program, i.e., that are published under imprints of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. See below for a full list.

How do I request permission to reproduce material?

All requests must be made in writing, either via email or regular mail. Please fully complete the Permissions Request Form and submit it as early in your editorial process as possible. To have your request processed most efficiently please submit your completed Permissions Request Form via email to rightscanada@penguinrandomhouse.com

Click here to download the pdf form which may be submitted electronically.

You may also submit your request via regular mail or fax by sending your completed Permissions Request form to the following address:

Permissions Department
Penguin Random House Canada Limited
320 Front Street, Suite 1400
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5V 3B6
Fax: 416-598-7764
E-mail: rightscanada@penguinrandomhouse.com 

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How long does it take to process a permission request?

Due to a consistently high volume of requests, it may take up to 6 weeks before you receive a written response to your request. This time frame varies depending on the number of requests currently in the queue. Therefore, we ask you to submit a complete request for permission as early in your editorial process as possible.

How do I request alternate formats for students with disabilities?

For information on requesting alternate formats for students with disabilities please email academictype@penguinrandomhouse.com.

 Penguin Random House Canada Limited publishes under the following imprints:

  • Alfred A. Knopf Canada
  • Allen Lane Canada
  • Anchor Canada
  • Appetite by Random House
  • Bond Street Books
  • Doubleday Canada
  • Emblem
  • Fenn/McClelland & Stewart
  • Fenn/Tundra
  • Hamish Hamilton Canada
  • McClelland & Stewart
  • Penguin Canada
  • Puffin Canada
  • Random House Canada
  • Razorbill Canada
  • Seal Books
  • Signal Books
  • Tundra Books
  • Viking Canada
  • Vintage Canada