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The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Receives Grant from the New York Life Foundation to Support Grieving Teens

Contacts:

Scholastic:
Sara Sinek, ssinek@scholastic.com, 212-343-6899
Mike Barrett, mbarrett@scholastic.com, 212-343-6570

New York Life:
Lacey Siegel, lacey_s_siegel@newyorklife.com, 212-576-7937

 

Morton Schindel, Founder of Weston Woods Studios, Dies at Age 98

New York, NY – August 21, 2016 – Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods Studios, the leading provider of audiovisual materials adapted from award-winning children’s books, died peacefully Saturday, August 20, 2016 at age 98. Mr. Schindel produced more than 300 motion pictures and 450 recordings that are found in school and library collections worldwide. His films have been translated into more than twenty languages.

Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 3.3 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

New York, NY (August 10, 2016) — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic has sold more than 3.3 million copies in North America to date.

Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 2 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two in 1st Two Days

New York, NY (August 3, 2016) -- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic, hit bookstores nationwide at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2016. Retailer reports estimate that Scholastic has sold more than 2 million copies in North America in the first two days of sales, unprecedented for a script book.

Scholastic Announces Contest to Discover the Next Graphix Author-Artists

Graphix Imprint to Publish Debut Children’s Graphic Novels by Contest Winners

Flash Mob of Harry Potter Fans – "Muggle Mob" – Stops Traffic at Scholastic Headquarters in New York City

Photos and Video Released from the Scholastic “Muggle Mob,” in Anticipation of the July 31st Publication of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

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