Random House Children's Books
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.
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 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 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.
Representatives of more than 20 Chinese children's books publishing houses met with their foreign counterparts to examine market trends, such as e-books and international cooperation, at a seminar in Beijing recently. E-books dominated much of the conversation at the event organized by Random House Children's Books and the Beijing International Book Fair's managing office.
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.
With so many book apps on the market tailored for kids, Book Business wanted to get to the heart of some more adult apps.
Available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, "Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition" incorporates technology allowing two people to remotely read aloud together.
(Press Release) New York, PRNewswire—Random House Inc., the largest U.S. trade-book publisher, announced today a partnership with digital media agency Smashing Ideas to develop book-based children's Apps for mobile devices.
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.