ADVISORY, Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the success of children’s horror series Goosebumps®. Goosebumps is one of the bestselling children’s book series of all time with more than 400 million books in print, 350 million in English and another 50+ million internationally in 32 languages. It is also now a feature film based on the book series by R.L. Stine. The film was released in theaters on October 16, 2015, and opened at #1 at the box office. Goosebumps has been a powerful force in children’s lives for decades, making voracious readers out of reluctant ones.
In honor of this occasion, Ellie Berger, EVP, Scholastic and President of Trade Publishing, and R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps® will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, October 30, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Scholastic Corporation Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL):
Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized and comprehensive solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 95 year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.
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