COVID-19 Special Permissions | Hardie Grant Egmont

COVID-19 Special Permissions

During the COVID-19 epidemic, Hardie Grant Egmont is temporarily waiving existing licensing conditions in the following circumstances:
  • We are granting permission to our authors and illustrators to read their Hardie Grant Egmont books online until 31 July 2020. These readings may be streamed live via digital platforms, or if recorded, posted only in closed platforms such as an ‘unlisted’ YouTube link. Please tag us on your social media posts as follows:
    • Instagram @hardiegrantegmont
    • Twitter @HGEgmont
    • Facebook @HardieGrantEgmontBooks
    Please delete uploaded and archived videos (or disable access to them) by 31 July 2020.


  • We are extending the right to authors and illustrators to grant permission to booksellers, teachers and librarians to read their Hardie Grant Egmont books until 31 July 2020. These readings may be streamed live via digital platforms, or if recorded, posted only in closed platforms such as an ‘unlisted’ YouTube link. Please ensure booksellers, teachers and librarians tag us on their social media posts as follows:
    • Instagram @hardiegrantegmont
    • Twitter @HGEgmont
    • Facebook @HardieGrantEgmontBooks
    Please ensure uploaded and archived videos are deleted (or access to them disabled) by 31 July 2020. 


  • Note that if you are not covered by the above categories, we are not granting permission to read Hardie Grant Egmont books online in any form, as this could contravene existing intellectual property rights and other agreements we have in place with other parties.