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2 Million Copies of New Harry Potter Book Sold

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2 Million Copies of New Harry Potter Book Sold

Retailer reports estimate that Scholastic has sold more than 2 million copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book in North America in the first two days of sales. It is the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and [...]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Scholastic, a global children’s publishing, education and media company, released Wednesday the cover image of the fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Illustrated by artist, Jim Kay, the cover shows Harry Potter flying towards The Burrow in the Ford Anglia and is available for download. Bloomsbury UK also [...]

Scholastic to Publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Scholastic to Publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Scholastic, a publisher and distributor of children’s books, announced Wednesday that it will publish a script book based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, a new play by Jack Thorne. The Special Rehearsal Edition of the script book [...]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – Illustrated

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – Illustrated

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, released Thursday the exclusive cover image of the fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s bestselling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Bloomsbury UK also revealed the image simultaneously. Illustrated by artist, Jim Kay, the cover is an image of Harry Potter on Platform 9 [...]

Scholastic to Launch TombQuest Adventure Series

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Scholastic to Launch TombQuest Adventure Series

Children’s publishing company Scholastic will publish its next multi-platform series, TombQuest, simultaneously in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in February 2015. The mystery of ancient Egypt comes to life in this action adventure spanning five books by author Michael Northrop and linked with an interactive online game. The first title, [...]

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 [...]

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