ADVISORY, Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Scholastic Corporation [SCHL], the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and children's media, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Clifford's 50th Birthday.
In honor of the occasion, Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media, will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, February 14, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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For 50 years, Clifford® has been entertaining children, parents and teachers with his BIG adventures. In his beloved dog, Norman Bridwell created a literary classic embraced by generations that has become one of America's most cherished children's characters. Since the first Clifford book was published in 1963, the property has expanded to include 126 million books in print and an Emmy® Award-winning television series – currently in its twelfth consecutive season on PBS KIDS in the US; the show has been sold to 30 countries in 12 languages worldwide.
About Scholastic Corporation [SCHL]:
Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children's media. Scholastic creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air, and online at www.scholastic.com.
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