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2014-03-13 08:27:21

Integrated Campaign to Include "Worlds Collide #1s Live Tour" Featuring Blockbuster Authors James Dashner, Gordon Korman, Brandon Mull, and Jude Watson NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, and the pioneering publisher of the bestselling multi-platform series The 39 Clues(®), Infinity Ring(®),( )and Spirit Animals((TM)), announces the "Worlds Collide" initiative--bringing together for the first time authors and...

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...

2013-08-12 08:27:28

The Finisher To Be Released March 4, 2014 NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, has acquired North American rights to The Finisher, a new fantasy novel for children by international bestselling author David Baldacci. Scheduled for release on March 4, 2014 and aimed at readers ages 9-13, The Finisher (ISBN 978-0-545-65220-9 hardcover; ISBN 978-0-545-65236-0 ebook) follows the adventures of a determined young...

2013-01-24 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announces a webcast featuring international bestselling author David Baldacci at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The "Decoding History" virtual field trip, to air on March 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PT, will explore some of American history's greatest mysteries and will be globally accessible for free on www.scholastic.com/decodinghistory. The...

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...

2013-01-10 08:24:23

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, and the pioneering publisher of the multi-platform New York Times bestselling The 39 Clues® and Infinity Ring®()series, continues to innovate with the publication of SPIRIT ANIMALS(TM), a new fantasy adventure series for readers ages 8-12. The multi-author series launches worldwide on September 10, 2013, and will be led by #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Mull...

2012-11-20 12:26:06

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Scholastic expands upon the global success of its bestselling multi-platform adventure series The 39 Clues(®) with the release of a new original ebook, "The 39 Clues: Cahill Files: Silent Night" on December 25, 2012. The stand-alone ebook adventure story will be available for sale at online retailers for $3.99, and will include a free collectible digital game card as well as a bonus excerpt from "Infinity Ring...

2012-07-31 02:26:01

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announces a live webcast with worldwide bestselling author J.K. Rowling on October 11, 2012 and the launch of the Harry Potter Reading Club, an online destination created to share the magical world of Harry Potter with a generation of new readers. The live webcast is presented by the new Harry Potter Reading Club from Scholastic at...

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:...