children's books

Scholastic Book Clubs Sells Its 6 Billionth Book in 2009

NEW YORK, NY — May 13, 2009 — Scholastic Book Clubs announced today it has now sold more than 6 billion books since the business was founded 60 years ago.

Scholastic Book Clubs, a division of Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, passed the 6 billion book mark this school year. For 60 years, Scholastic Book Clubs has provided quality books and reading materials to children and teachers through a school-based ordering system

Debra Lande Named Publisher of Klutz

New York, NY — March 23, 2009 — Ellie Berger, President of the Trade Publishing division of Scholastic, announced today that Debra Lande has been named Publisher of Klutz, the highly innovative creator of "books plus" for children, and a division of Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company. In this position Lande will lead the creative and editorial direction of the Klutz publishing list and manage the strategic development of the Klutz brand, with both the editorial and design departments reporting to Lande.

Turtle Pond Publications, Scholastic, Wildlife Direct to Raise Awareness of Endangered Mountain Gorillas

New Children's Book Looking for Miza: The True Story of the Mountain Gorilla Family Who Rescued One of Their Own in Bookstores in September

New York , NY — June 23, 2008 — Turtle Pond Publications and Scholastic, in partnership with Dr. Richard Leakey’s Wildlife Direct, the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), today announced an integrated campaign to raise awareness about, and empower children to help save, Africa’s endangered mountain gorillas.

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