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Archive for March, 2012

Random House Children’s Books announces new publishing partnership with Nickelodeon

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Random House Children’s Books announces new publishing partnership with Nickelodeon

Random House Children’s Books will now be the primary book publisher of Nickelodeon properties, it was announced jointly today by Chip Gibson, President and Publisher of Random House Children’s Books, and Paula K. Allen, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Global Publishing. Learn more here.

RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN’S BOOKS TO RELEASE 13 JUDY BLUME CLASSICS AS EBOOKS

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Random House Children’s Books to Release 13 Judy Blume Classics as eBooks
Bestselling novels including Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; Blubber; and Deenie will be available in digital format on March 21. “This is an exciting day for me,” says Judy Blume. “I’m happy that my readers, many of whom have been patiently waiting, will now be able to choose which format works best for them to enjoy their favorite books.”

Liberty’s Exiles by Maya Jasanoff Wins National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War by Maya Jasanoff wins the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction
Congratulations to Maya Jasanoff for her Award for Nonfiction from the National Book Critics Circle for her book Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War, announced on March 8, 2012, at a ceremony in Manhattan. Click here for more information and the full list of winners.

Fodor’s Reveals the 2012 Go List – 21 Places to Visit This Year

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Fodor’s Reveals the 2012 Go List – 21 Places to Visit This Year
Fodor’s, the leading name in travel guides, announced today its selection of the top twenty-one places to go in 2012 as determined by Fodor’s editors and travel experts. This second annual list covers everything from emerging destinations and hot cities to noteworthy events and great values around the world. Learn more here or visit Fodor’s for the full list.

Experience Rudyard Kipling’s Classic in a Whole New Way with ‘The Jungle Book, Adapted for the Ipad,’ Available Now in the App Store

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Experience Rudyard Kipling’s Classic in a Whole New Way with ‘The Jungle Book, Adapted for the Ipad,’ Available Now in the App Store

Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book is brought to vivid life on the iPad® with The Jungle Book Adapted for the iPad, the latest book app from Smashing Ideas and Random House Digital, available now in the iTunes® App Store™ for $3.99. Follow along on Mowgli’s journey as he is raised by wolves in the Indian Jungle, searches for acceptance, and ultimately must come face-to-face with his fate and Shere Khan. Full of lush new original artwork and dozens of interactive scenes that include animation, real-time physics, sound effects and narration designed to get readers lost in the story, Jungle Book Adapted for iPad introduces this timeless tale to a whole new generation of children. Learn more here.

Rotters by Daniel Kraus wins the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Rotters by Daniel Kraus wins the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
The American Library Association has named  Rotters by Daniel Kraus, read by Kirby Heyborne, as the 2012 Odyssey Award winner, honoring excellence in children’s and young adult audiobooks. Additionally, two other Listening Library/Books on Tape titles have been named Odyssey Honor Books: Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt, read by Lincoln Hoppe, and Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt, read by Wendy Carter. Learn more here.