Scholastic Mulls Licensing Future as Underpants Gets Big

September 2006
Book Publishing Report;9/4/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of the New York-based book company, Scholastic, relative to their 2007 licensed publishing activity. According to the author, the company is backing down all the stops for series books and will decrease gradually its licensed activity through fiscal 2007. President of book fairs and trade for the publisher, Lisa Holton, stressed that fiscal 2007 is off to a good start with the introduction of the latest Captain Underpants series entry from Dav Pilkey.


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