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2014-04-02 08:26:38

Now available from the Howard Books division of Simon & Schuster NEW YORK and NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his fifth book, Rich DeVos shares the story of his remarkable life, from his humble beginnings to the friendship with Jay Van Andel that led to the founding of Amway and to his many achievements as a global business icon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/DE93402 "Simply Rich: Life and Lessons from the Cofounder of Amway" published by the...

2013-06-11 12:24:39

Octopus's Garden to Receive Global Publication from Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Units in UK and US LONDON and NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon and Schuster Children's Books today announced a worldwide publication agreement with Ringo Starr for a picture book edition of his famous Beatles hit, Octopus's Garden, 45 years after the song was first written. The book will be published as a stunning hardback edition plus CD, with audio content to include an...

2013-05-14 16:25:25

Debut Licensed Book Program to Bring the Fun and Pro-Social Lessons of the Top-Rated PBS KIDS Preschool Series from The Fred Rogers Company to Young Neighbors Nationwide NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, one of the world's leading children's book publishers, has been named master publishing licensee for PBS KIDS ratings winner Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. Under its agreement with brand owner, The Fred Rogers Company, and licensing...

2013-02-07 12:26:03

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauren DeStefano, the New York Times bestselling author of The Chemical Garden trilogy has signed on to write a brand-new utopian series with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. The new series will be published in Spring 2014 and will be called The Internment Chronicles. The title of the first book is Perfect Ruin. In addition to the new series, two short stories will be published as eBooks to complement the story. The final book of The...

2013-02-05 08:30:03

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookish (www.bookish.com), a one-stop, comprehensive online destination designed to connect readers with books and authors, launches today, providing visitors with exclusive content and insider access to A-list writers. Notable launch stories include: A joint interview with legendary crime fiction writer Michael Connelly and prize-winning suspense author Michael Koryta, revealing that Connelly had begun a book centering on a school shooting prior to the...

2012-07-12 10:23:06

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing has partnered with Mobile Commons to offer Young Adult readers and fans an exciting new mobile program to engage with authors through text messaging. Simon & Schuster will debut the program for fans of Young Adult literature at Comic-Con San Diego later this week with a text-based sweepstakes that offers readers the opportunity to win prizes during the convention, and to continue communicating with authors...

2012-03-26 06:29:00

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning singer, songwriter, poet, actress, and new mother Jewel has signed with Paula Wiseman Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, to publish That's What I'd Do, a picture book and CD celebrating the love for her newborn son. That's What I'd Do will be published on September 18, 2012, and is the author's first picture book. That's What I'd Do is a gentle lullaby from a mother to a child celebrating their...

2012-03-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassandra Clare, award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series, has signed an agreement with Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, for a third young adult fantasy series featuring her immensely popular Shadowhunters characters. The new series will be entitled "The Dark Artifices." With more than six million copies of her books in print in...

2012-02-21 10:40:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronaut Mark Kelly has signed with Paula Wiseman Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, to publish Mousetronaut: A Partially True Story, a picture book. Mark Kelly was a captain in the United States Navy when he commanded the final mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May of 2011. A veteran of four space flights to the International Space Station, he is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and holds a...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers announced today plans to publish an illustrated children's book by Second Lady of the United States, Jill Biden. The book will be titled DON'T FORGET, NANA, GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS and will be illustrated by award-winning artist Raul Colon. The book will go on sale June 5, 2012. Dr. Biden will donate all net author proceeds to charities to support military families and children, and will not accept an advance...