Lerner Publisher Services Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with MVP Books/Scobre Educational
December 13, 2012, MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, today announced a new partnership with MVP Books/Scobre Educational to be the exclusive USA and Canadian distributor beginning January 2013. Lerner Publisher Services will grow sales for MVP Books, an imprint of Scobre Educational by leveraging the market reach, expertise, and reputation for exceptional quality and customer service that has made Lerner Publishing Group a leader in independent children’s book publishing for 53 years.
Lerner Publisher Services will distribute 8 new titles from MVP Books/Scobre Educational this spring in library-bound, paperback, eBook, and GoReader™ formats. The eight titles from the On the Hardwood series are officially licensed NBA team books that place young readers on the court next to their favorite NBA superstars. These 48-page in-depth team profiles are opportunities to learn about where a team has been and where they are going. Each book is beautifully laid out with dynamic NBA-licensed color photos on nearly every page. Additional NBA team titles are planned for future seasons.
“MVP Books and Scobre Educational has a breadth of great titles for fans of NBA teams including the Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, and the San Antonio Spurs,” said David Wexler, Executive Vice President of Sales for Lerner Publishing Group. “By distributing MVP Books and Scobre Educational through Lerner Publisher Services, we will expand their access to market share through our established, successful sales and distribution channels.”
About Lerner Publisher Services
Lerner Publisher Services, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, distributes high-quality children’s books from clients including Andersen Press USA, The Kane Press, We Do Listen Foundation, Gecko Press, Inside Pocket Books, and Stoke Books. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers with thirteen imprints and divisions. For more information, visit www.lernerbooks.com or www.lernerpublisherservices.com or call 800-328-4929.
About Lerner Publisher Group, Inc.
Lerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers with thirteen imprints and divisions: Lerner Publications, Millbrook Press, Carolrhoda Books, Twenty-First Century Books, Graphic Universe™, Darby Creek, Kar-Ben Publishing, Carolrhoda Lab™, LernerClassroom, ediciones Lerner, First Avenue Editions, Lerner Digital™, and Lerner Publisher Services. For more information, visit www.lernerbooks.com or call 800-328-4929.
About MVP Books/Scobre Educational
MVP Books/ Scobre Educational sets the standard for cutting-edge nonfiction titles. MVP’s officially NBA licensed ‘On the Hardwood’ series was created to motivate both proficient and striving readers by driving subjects that appeal to their interests. Building on more than a decade of sports publishing experience at Scobre Educational, MVP Books was established in 2012 and is an expansion of the sports genre that thrived at Scobre. For more information visit www.scobre.com.