Random House Children's Books

Random House Children's Books Acquires Figment
October 29, 2013

New York, NY, October 29, 2013-Random House Children's Books has acquired Figment, an online teen community for readers and writers with over 300,000 registered users, it was announced today by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, Random House Children's Books.

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Random House Children's Books, and Chase Art Companies Announce The Winner Of The Third-Annual Oh, The Places You'll Go! College Scholarship
April 25, 2012

New York, NY (April 24, 2012)—Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P., Random House Children’s Books, and Chase Art Companies announce the winner of the third-annual Oh, the Places You’ll Go! College Scholarship. Allison Conway of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, was selected, from among 140 finalists, to receive a $10,000 contribution toward her post-secondary education, which she will pursue…

Random House Children's Books Announces New Publishing Partnership with Nickelodeon
April 20, 2012

Random House Children’s Books will now be the primary book publisher of Nickelodeon properties, it was announced jointly today by Chip Gibson, President and Publisher of Random House Children’s Books, and Paula K. Allen, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Global Publishing. Beginning spring 2013, the publishing program with Nickelodeon will expand to include a variety of new formats, including hardcover and paperback picture books, storybooks, leveled readers, chapter books, Junior Novels, and board books. Random House will continue publishing the coloring and activity books and Little Golden Book titles published since 2000 and 2009, respectively. These books are based on Nickelodeon properties, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Team Umizoomi, and Bubble Guppie

Random House Children's Books to Release 13 Judy Blume Classics as eBooks
March 7, 2012

Random House Children’s Books will publish 13 of beloved author Judy Blume’s classic books for young readers as ebooks, it was announced today by Beverly Horowitz, VP & Publisher, Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers. Blume’s stories have entertained, informed, and generated discussions among readers about universal issues for more than 40 years, and now the legions of Blume fans who have grown up reading her books in print, as well as a whole new generation of readers, will be able to read them electronically. The new ebook editions will be available beginning March 21 in the U.S. and Canada, wherever Random House ebooks are sold.

Random House Children's Books to Publish Michael Scott's Second Exclusive E-Book Short Story
September 27, 2011

Random House Children’s will release the second e-book original from New York Times bestselling author Michael Scott, "Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel." The story is intended whet fans' appetites for The Enchantress (May 2012), the  final book in Scott's six-part series, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.

September 1, 2011

With so many book apps on the market tailored for kids, Book Business wanted to get to the heart of some more adult apps.

March 1, 2011

Available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, "Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition" incorporates technology allowing two people to remotely read aloud together.

eBooks … By the Numbers
September 1, 2010

Year-to-date sales of U.S. trade e-books sold through wholesale channels show an increase of more than 204 percent over sales through June 2009.