Lynne Missen named Publishing Director of Penguin Canada Young Readers

Lynne Missen, longtime executive editor of children’s books at HarperCollins Canada, has been named publishing director of Penguin Canada Young Readers, effective Jan. 31, 2011. Missen will be responsible for the publishing strategy and editorial direction of Penguin Canada’s illustrated children’s, middle grade, and young adult titles, including “brand and licensed properties.”