Teresa Tellechea is a publishing professional with more than 20 years’ experience in Spanish and international publishing with a large, global network of contacts.
A Spanish native speaker, she is also fluent in English and French, has got intermediate proficiency in Portuguese and Italian and basic knowledge of German.
Since 1998, she regularly attends the Frankfurt and Bologna Book Fairs in order to scout for new trends and projects in children’s publishing.
Teresa has gained broad experience in international co-editions as she licensed titles from numerous European, American and Australian publishing houses including Andersen Press, Arena Verlag, Bloomsbury Publishing, Chronicle Books, Carlsen, Clavis, Dorling Kindersley, Farrar Strauss & Giroux, The Five Mile Press, Groundwood Books, Hanser Verlag, Harper Collins UK, Innovative Kids, Macmillan Publishers, Metropolitan Museum Special Publications, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Publications, Nobrow, Quarto Publishing, Random House UK, Simon & Schuster UK, Scholastic UK & US, Sterling Publishing, Templar, Walker Books, Bayard Jeunesse, Gallimard Jeunesse, Éditions des Grandes Personnes, Hachette Jeunesse, Éditions Milan, Nathan Jeunesse, Nobrow, Éditions Palette, Éditions la Pastèque, Éditions Playbac, Éditions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, Seuil Jeunesse, Éditions de Sorbier, Éditions Sarbacane, Thames & Hudson, Éditions Tourbillon, Topipittori, Orecchio Acerbo, Coppenrath, Thienemann, Ravensburger and WSOY.
Grupo SM was founded in Spain during the 1940’s, starting as a publisher of school books and quickly becoming a leader in this field. Since the 70’s, SM is one of the most important children's publishers in Spain. Nowadays it is an international group with branches in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Spain.
Fundación SM is an educational foundation operating in 10 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, The Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Spain. The foundation owns SM, whose profits are used to develop educational and reading projects in poor and underprivileged communities of Spain and Latin America.
Visit www.grupo-sm.com for more information.