Marshall Cavendish
Parent companyTimes Publishing Group
Founded1968; 54 years ago (1968)
FounderNorman Marshall and Patrick Cavendish
Country of originSingapore
Headquarters locationSingapore

Marshall Cavendish is a subsidiary company of Times Publishing Group, the printing and publishing subsidiary of Singapore-based conglomerate Fraser and Neave (which in turn currently owned by ThaiBev, the beverage company in Thailand), and at present is a publisher of books, business directories and magazines. Marshall Cavendish was established in the United Kingdom in 1968 by Norman Marshall and Patrick Cavendish. Times Publishing Group acquired it in 1980.

In 2011, Amazon Publishing acquired over 450 titles of Marshall Cavendish's US Children's trade books business, Marshall Cavendish Children's Books (MCCB).[1] In 2013, Roger Rosen of Rosen Publishing acquired the Marshall Cavendish's US Children's library books business.[2]


Magazines, partworks


Colour Library Books

The now defunct[5] publisher, Colour Library Books Limited of Surrey, produced at least one title the material of which was listed as copyright of Marshall Cavendish.[6] In The Vicar of Dibley penultimate episode, Geraldine Granger has a copy of the ‘Colour Library Book - Nice & Easy Cookbook’ (1988) next to her chocolate filled Bible.


  1. ^ "Amazon Publishing to Acquire Marshall Cavendish US Children's Books Titles". Business Wire. 2011-12-06.
  2. ^ "Cavendish Square Buys Library Titles from Marshall Cavendish". Retrieved 2017-12-05.
  3. ^ Great Artists, Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  4. ^ Partworks, Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  5. ^ "COLOUR LIBRARY INTERNATIONAL LIMITED - Overview (free company information from Companies House)". Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  6. ^ ISBN 0862835534 'Home Handyman' (Colour Library Books, 1988)