Bantam Books is a publishing label, founded in 1945 and initially focusing on paperbacks. Bantam issued a handful of Muppet titles (mostly tie-ins to specific movies or TV shows). Their trademark symbol is a bantam rooster.

Bantam was known for publishing the Choose Your Own Adventure series, the earliest Star Trek fiction, and Maya Angelou's I Shall Not Be Moved. In 1998, Bantam was purchased by German publishing company Bertelsmann, which placed it as an imprint under Random House. As an imprint, bantam published The Wolf of Wall Street.