Trade Press Releases
Scholastic to Publish Activism Book by Marley Dias, 12-Year-Old #1000BlackGirlBooks Founder, in Spring 2018
New York, NY—February 2, 2017—Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, has acquired world rights to an activism book written by Marley Dias, the 12 year-old social activist behind #1000BlackGirlBooks—an international movement to collect and donate children’s books that feature Black girls as the lead character.
Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
New York – January 5, 2017 – Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the bestselling and collectible companion book to the Harry Potter books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword by J.K. Rowling, writing as Newt Scamander, and a new cover by Headcase Design on March 14, 2017. The book will be published simultaneously with Bloomsbury UK and the Pottermore eBook edition.
New York, NY (November 8, 2016) — Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced the appointment of Mindy Stockfield as Senior Vice President, Marketing, Creative and Multiplatform, Trade Publishing, effective December 1, 2016. She will report to Ellie Berger, President, Scholastic Trade Publishing.
Flash Mob of Harry Potter Fans – "Muggle Mob" – Stops Traffic at Scholastic Headquarters in New York City
Branches Line of Early Chapter Books
Scholastic is pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in 2017. Publishing on March 14, 2017, the book will contain a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, a new cover design and original illustrations and doodles by J.K. Rowling throughout. Originally released in paperback by Scholastic in 2001, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by fictitious author Newt Scamander (a character from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World), was published to benefit Comic Relief, a U.K.-based charity organization.
Scholastic & Scottgames, LLC Announce a New Book Series Based on the Bestselling Video Game Franchise Five Nights at Freddy's
FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S