EGMONT PUBLISHING LAUNCHES CRAYOLA ISSUE OF SHOWCASE
London, July 27th 2016, Egmont Publishing, the UK’s leading specialist children’s publisher announces the latest issue of its new ‘Showcase’ magazine series, featuring popular craft brand Crayola.
Where is it that houses float and cars fly? Where can you climb a ladder to the clouds? This place does exist…in the original and wonderful mind of a child! Crayola can unleash, nurture and celebrate the colourful creativity in every child! Crayola believes in the genius of imagination, the power of play and the magic of colour.
The new Crayola issue of Showcase magazine is an animal themed activity pack bursting with plenty of colouring, drawing, puzzles, crafts and sticker pages. The magazine is packed with animal facts and jokes, and children can use the special free gift of 4 coloured pens, stickers and 2 stencils to complete the animal activities. Each page encourages interaction with the magazine and inspires children to be imaginative with colour.
Showcase: Crayola magazine is for children aged 3-6 and is published on August 10th, priced at £3.99.
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For further information, please contact:
Helen Stables, Marketing Director, Egmont Publishing
Telephone: 020 3220 0400
Notes to editors:
About Egmont Publishing
Egmont is the UK’s leading specialist children’s publisher for babies to teens, inspiring children to read through more than 30 million award-winning books, magazines, ebooks and apps each year. We’re proud to be home to many of the world’s favourite stories and best-loved authors, illustrators and characters such as Michael Morpurgo (War Horse), Andy Stanton (Mr Gum), Enid Blyton, Julia Donaldson, Lemony Snicket, Michael Grant (Gone series and BZRK), Winnie-the-Pooh, Tintin, Mr. Men, Thomas & Friends, Ben 10, Fireman Sam, Angry Birds, and Minecraft.
Egmont UK is part of the Egmont Group which was founded in 1878 and owned by the Egmont Foundation, a charitable trust dedicated to supporting children and young people. It is Scandinavia’s leading media group and Europe’s largest children’s publisher telling stories through books, magazines, film, TV, music, games and mobile in 30 countries throughout the world.
Crayola LLC, based in Easton, Pa. and a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Incorporated, is the worldwide leader in children’s creative expression products. Known for the iconic Crayola Crayon first introduced in 1903, the Crayola brand has grown into a portfolio of innovative art tools, crafting activities and creativity toys that offer children innovative new ways to use color to create everything imaginable. Consumers can find the wide array of Crayola products in the “Crayola Aisle” at all major retailers. For more information, visit www.crayola.com or join the community at www.facebook.com/crayola.
About Egmont Publishing
In the UK, Egmont Publishing is the leading specialist children’s publisher for babies to teens, inspiring children to read through more than 25 million award-winning books, magazines, ebooks and apps sold each year. We’re proud to be home to many of the world’s favourite stories and best-loved authors, illustrators and characters such as Michael Morpurgo, Andy Stanton, Enid Blyton, Julia Donaldson, Lemony Snicket, Michael Grant (Gone series and BZRK), Winnie-the-Pooh, Tintin, Mr. Men, Thomas & Friends, Disney Princess, Ben 10, Fireman Sam, Angry Birds, Minecraft and Star Wars.
Egmont Publishing is part of Egmont, a leading Danish media group, with activities in 30 countries and 6,600 employees. Our media world includes Nordisk Film, TV2 in Norway, cinemas, book publishers, educational publishers and PlayStation, as well as a number of partly owned film companies, including Zentropa.
Egmont is a commercial foundation that generates revenue amounting to EUR 1.6 billion. Every year we donate over EUR 10 million to help improve the lives of children and young people.