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Netflix to Stream Clifford The Big Red Dog

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Netflix to Stream Clifford The Big Red Dog

Internet television network Netflix and Scholastic Media have announced Netflix as the exclusive streaming home of Clifford the Big Red Dog. All Netflix members will be able to enjoy the series beginning on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 – which is also the star canine’s birthday. Members in Brazil will be able to stream the series [...]

Harry Potter Celebrates 15th Birthday with New Cover

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Harry Potter Celebrates 15th Birthday with New Cover

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today unveiled the new cover for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – the sixth of seven trade paperback editions with new covers illustrated by New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Kazu Kibuishi. Kibuishi and David Saylor, Vice President, Creative Director, Scholastic, unveiled [...]

Scholastic to Publish “Jeremy Lin: Rising Star”

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Scholastic to Publish “Jeremy Lin: Rising Star”

Scholastic, a global children’s publishing company, says it will publish “Jeremy Lin: Rising Star,” a biography on basketball sensation Jeremy Lin, the first one geared to kids ages 8 and up. Releasing simultaneously on April 1, 2012, in both e-book and paperback editions for $4.99, the book is written by James Buckley, Jr. and chronicles [...]

What First Lady Michelle Obama Likes to Eat

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What First Lady Michelle Obama Likes to Eat

“French fries. I love French Fries. I wish I could eat French fries every single day,” said First Lady Michelle Obama. She went on to explain the importance of exercise and a balanced diet. “I tell my kids, if you’re eating right at home, then when you go out you can have fun. If you’re [...]

Scholastic Books in the Captain Underpants Series

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Scholastic Books in the Captain Underpants Series

Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, has announced that it will publish two new books in the Captain Underpants series by author Dav Pilkey on Aug. 28, 2012, and in Jan. 2013. In addition, Scholastic will release the first Dav Pilkey e-books—two titles in the Super Diaper Baby series—on Jan. 31, 2012. [...]

Scholastic Kid Reporters Interview President Obama

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Scholastic Kid Reporters Interview President Obama

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps announced Tuesday that two of its Kid Reporters, ten-year-old Topanga Sena of Orlando, Florida, and eleven-year-old Jacob Schroeder of Albuquerque, New Mexico, conducted an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama at the White House in time for back-to-school. This is said to be the first time in its decade-long [...]

Scholastic Media New I SPY Game on Nintendo DS

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Scholastic Media New I SPY Game on Nintendo DS

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced Monday a new addition to its I SPY interactive franchise with the release of I SPY Castle for the Nintendo DS.  I SPY Castle will take gamers on a riddle-, puzzle- and brainteaser-filled exploration through a legendary castle. It [...]

Is Harry Potter Wizard a Lifted Concept?

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Is Harry Potter Wizard a Lifted Concept?

Harry Potter has been fighting fictional battles in the books and on the theater screens. But now a real battle is imminent for the charming wizard. New battleground: Court. The Estate of Adrian Jacobs, the deceased British children’s author, has expressed its regrets that its US breach of copyright action brought in good faith against [...]

Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trip with Scholastic

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Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trip with Scholastic

Almost a million students will visit historic Plimoth Plantation in a little over a week. And thanks to technology, not one of them will leave the classroom. Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will host a live virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass., on November 16, 2010 at 1 [...]

Kids Must Read to Succeed and Lead

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Kids Must Read to Succeed and Lead

This is what most education experts suggest. And the latest to join the educators’ bandwagon is Scholastic, a leading publisher and distributor of children’s books. It is celebrating its 90th anniversary with Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life, a global literacy campaign, which underscores the importance of reading. Earlier, a charitable initiative, “The Nestle [...]