Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc. is a subsidiary of Golden Books Family Entertainment, Inc., which creates, publishes, and markets storybooks and picture books, interactive electronic books, coloring books, and activity books for children; and other books and products for the family.
By mid-1996, under the supervision of ex-Simon & Schuster executive , it was renamed Golden Books Family Entertainment:213–214 and focussed on publishing children's books. Bernstein resigned all his positions at the company but retained his stock. By 1997, Western Publishing was absorbed into the Golden Books Publishing Company. It sold the adult books () to in 1999.
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Mattel bought Western in 1982, then sold it off in 1984. Under new ownership, it renamed itself "Golden Books Family Entertainment" and tried to focus on children's books. It sold off the adult books () to St. Martin's Press in 1999, and later the coin company would buy Whitman Coin Products from St. Martin’s Press in 2003 and rename as Whitman Publishing. By 1997, Western Publishing was absorbed into the name Golden Books Publishing Company.
Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc. filed as a Foreign Business Corporation in the State of New York on Tuesday, June 5, 1979 and is approximately thirty-seven years old, according to public records filed with New York Department of State. A corporate filing is called a foreign filing when an existing corporate entity files in a state other than the state they originally filed in. This does not necessarily mean that they are from outside the United States.