American Girls step into the present

Lodge, Sally
August 1995
Publishers Weekly;8/7/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 32, p316
Trade Publication
Reports on Pleasant Co.'s launching of the book series `American Girl Library' in September 1995. Subscriber base of `American Girl' magazine; Information guiding the development of American Girl Library; Contemporary look of the American Girl Library books; Past American Girl publications.


Related Articles

  • Girls turn 10. Devereaux, Elizabeth; Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;9/9/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 37, p85 

    Announces products that will be offered in honor of American Girls' 10th anniversary. Five paperbacks added the American Girl Library; The American Girls Collection's offer of two stationary sets; The American Girls Postcard Collection.

  • American girls set up shop.  // Publishers Weekly;3/9/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 10, p27 

    Discusses the fall 1998 opening of an American Girls retail store to be called American Girl Place. Its location in downtown Chicago; The next logical step for Pleasant Company, publisher of the bestselling American Girls books and other merchandise.

  • Free books from American Girls.  // Library Talk;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p19 

    Reports on American Girls books' giving of a matching boxed set of books free to a school or library selected by consumers who buy a boxed set in March, Women's History Month. Sending of book set by Pleasant Company; Price ranges; Contact information.

  • The American girls put the past in pastime. Lodge, Sally // Publishers Weekly;8/8/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 32, p35 

    Features the American Girls Collection of Pleasant Company which consists of books, dolls and related accessories centering on five girls, each representing a different period in the history of the United States. Nonfiction offerings; Promotions targeting the educational market; Reaction of...

  • Pleasant Company. Lodge, Sally; Maughan, Shannon // Publishers Weekly;7/19/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 29, p137 

    Presents children's books published by Pleasant Company for fall 1993. `Meet Addy,' `Addy Learns a Lesson' and `Addy's Surprise: A Christmas Story,' by Connie Porter, illustrated by Melodye Rosales.

  • A museum for `Samantha' in Mount Kisco. Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;12/19/94, Vol. 33 Issue 51, p1 

    Focuses on the fictional character `Samantha,' an orphan in United States in 1904, whose adventures is described in the `American Girls Collection,' a set of books for pre-teeners published by Pleasant Company. Plan by Pleasant Company, of Middletown, Wisconsin, to put up a museum in a mansion...

  • American Girl Place Offers Girls a Wholesome Experience. Facenda, Vanessa L. // Retail Merchandiser;Dec2003, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p8 

    Reports on the opening of a store by the Pleasant Co. which sells American Girl dolls, books, and dress accessories in Manhattan, New York, City. Clients targeted by the store; Services offered; Features of the dolls and books sold by the store.

  • American Girl And Other Pleasant Company Properties Head To Europe.  // Book Publishing Report;04/03/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p5 

    Reports that Pleasant Co. Publications is going international with its American Girl brand. Use of the 2000 Bologna Children's Book Fair to promote its book products in foreign markets; Target markets; Business opportunities from foreign markets.

  • Angelina Makes Her Bow. Wilensky, Dawn // License!;Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p152 

    Deals with the programming and video launched by HIT Entertainment PLC for the book 'Angelina Ballerina,' by Katharine Holabird. Comments from Sue Beddingfield, senior vice president of marketing at HIT; Information on the promotions launched by HIT and Pleasant Company for the Angelina...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics