Thomas Allen & Son is Canada’s leading independent distributor of books, stationery and calendars

1-800-387-4333  

Book Distribution Services

Your Canadian Distribution Solution


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Distribution for Publishers since 1916


We are proud to be Canada’s oldest family-owned distributor. 
Here are a few reasons our 26 current clients have partnered with us.


CONVENIENT LOCATION
Located in the Toronto area, we offer same-day shipping to our largest customers, and are well situated to Import shipments from many U.S. book distribution facilities.


EXCEPTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
With 100 years of experience and close ties with Canadian booksellers, librarians, and national accounts, we are a permanent fixture in the Canadian publishing industry.


MARKET DIVERSIFICATION
We have a highly skilled national Trade Book sales force of in-house and commission sales representatives who are responsible for gift and toy stores, along with specialty retailers. 


FULL SERVICE SOLUTION
We provide: Sales, Marketing & Publicity Support, Customer Service, Shipping & Customs Clearance, Warehousing, and Inventory Management.


SUPERIOR DATA CAPABILITES
Our tech subsidiary Book Connect Inc. provides cutting-edge ONIX and metadata solutions for publishers worldwide.

We look forward to meeting you!