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Scholastic Announces "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" Launch Plans for December 4, 2008

 

Essay Contest with Magical Grand Prize Trip to Edinburgh
and Tickets to Children's Tea Party with J.K. Rowling

 

One of Only Seven Original Copies of The Tales of Beedle The Bard
to be Displayed at The New York Public Library

 

The Magic Continues with the Release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in Paperback on July 7, 2009

New York, NY — September 22, 2008 — Fans of Harry Potter are keeping the magic alive online and in bookstores, schools, libraries and homes all across the country with fans re-reading the series and new fans starting at the beginning. There are anniversaries to celebrate, a new charity book in December from J.K. Rowling and now – the announcement from Scholastic that the paperback edition of J.K.

Calling All First-Time Harry Potter Readers and Long-Time Fans

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with an All Day Read-a-Thon Webcast Live at www.scholastic.com/ReadHarry On September 23

“Harry Potter Cover to Cover Day” Invites Fans to Sit In the Throne Used by J.K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall and Read From the Book That Started it All

Calling All First-Time Harry Potter Readers and Long-Time Fans!

 

Harry Potter Cover to Cover Day” Invites Fans to Sit In the Throne Used by J.K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall and Read From the Book That Started it All

 

DreamWorks Studios Acquires Rights to Upcoming Scholastic Series "The 39 Clues"

Los Angeles, CA — June 25, 2008 — DreamWorks Studios has acquired the movie rights from Scholastic Media to the multi-platform adventure series, The 39 Clues, it was announced today by Stacey Snider, Co-Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios and Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media.

Forte will produce and Steven Spielberg is eyeing to direct.

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.

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.

Worldwide Hunt for The 39 Clues Begins on September 9, 2008

 NEW YORK, NY — May 23, 2008 — Scholastic begins the hunt for The 39 Clues™, an interactive multi-media adventure series, on September 9, 2008. The first book, The Maze of Bones, written by #1 New York Times best-selling author Rick Riordan, is scheduled for simultaneous publication in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. The official 39 Clues online game will also launch worldwide on September 9, 2008, on www.the39clues.com.

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Special Anniversary Edition to Be Released on September 23, 2008 by Scholastic

Book Features Special Material by J.K. Rowling And New Art by Mary Grandpré

New York, NY (May 20, 2008)Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally best-selling series, will be released in a special anniversary edition on September 23, 2008. The book, published by Scholastic, will feature exclusive bonus material from J.K. Rowling as well as new cover art and a four-color frontispiece by Mary Grandpré.

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