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2013-11-21 16:24:27

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR FREE JANUARY 15, 2014 WEBCAST DESIGNED TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT CREATIVE WRITING NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced a free webcast event pairing for the first time bestselling author-artist Jeff Kinney, creator of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and Dav Pilkey, creator of the Captain Underpants series. The "Story Smashup" event LINK will be available on January 15,...

2013-10-08 12:25:55

New Ricky Ricotta Editions to Begin Publication May 2014 NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today that it will publish two new books in the worldwide bestselling Captain Underpants series by award-winning author Dav Pilkey in August 2014, and August 2015. In addition, Scholastic will publish newly re-illustrated editions of Pilkey's seven-book Ricky Ricotta series, featuring a mouse and his big...

2013-01-17 08:25:26

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announced today the U.S. launch of "The Adventures of Captain Underpants" App for iPad, available exclusively on the App Store. Also this week, Scholastic published Dav Pilkey's tenth epic Captain Underpants adventure, Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers, with a first printing of one million copies. The Captain Underpants App boldly brings...

2012-01-12 07:02:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announced today that it will publish two new books in the worldwide bestselling Captain Underpants series by award-winning author Dav Pilkey on August 28, 2012, and in January 2013. In addition, Scholastic will release the first Dav Pilkey e-books--two titles in the bestselling Super Diaper Baby series--on January 31, 2012. (Photo:...

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2011-04-20 09:48:16

Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously thought, according to a new global survey by researchers from Duke University and Meredith College. The researchers identified a total of 2,149 barrier islands worldwide using satellite images, topographical maps and navigational charts. The new total is significantly higher than the 1,492 islands identified in a 2001 survey conducted without the aid of publicly available satellite imagery. All told, the 2,149 barrier islands measure 20,783...

2010-08-09 09:15:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® is calling all kids to party like Ook and Gluk, the zany caveboy characters in Dav Pilkey's upcoming book, "The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-fu Cavemen from the Future." Borders will host free Ook and Gluk-themed parties Saturday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at most Borders stores nationwide. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) Pilkey...

2007-08-13 12:20:33

By Lindell Kay, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Aug. 13--NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH -- Considered a beach erosion expert by some and a beach nourishment opponent by others, retired Duke University professor Orrin Pilkey will be speaking in North Topsail Beach on Tuesday. "I am excited at the opportunity to present my view of beach nourishment to the people of North Topsail Beach," Pilkey said Friday. "This is a community where beach nourishment was apparently voted down, but the...