VIENNA, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AudiobooksNow has added Scholastic Audio titles to its digital audiobook download and streaming service. Scholastic Audio is the audio book business of Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books in the world and a leader in educational technology and children's media, and the most recent audiobook publisher to partner with AudiobooksNow whose selection has grown to more than 30,000 titles.
"Even I remember Scholastic growing up," said Doug Ross, President and CEO of AudiobooksNow, referring to his advanced years. "I'm sure we've all been touched by Scholastic's publications at some point in our childhood. Audiobooks can enhance children's love of books as much as reading does." Ross said.
"My kids would listen to the same stories over and over again. Children's audiobooks are great for trips, bedtime, and on the go. With the growth of digital devices, it's easier to listen now more than ever," said Ross.
For more than 90 years, Scholastic has helped inspire a love of literacy and learning in children through print, audio, ebooks, television, film and digital applications. They are recognized for beloved characters and bestselling series, including Clifford the Big Red Dog®, The Magic School Bus®, Goosebumps®, Harry Potter, and The Hunger Games.
AudiobooksNow is the premier service for downloading and streaming audiobooks. Users can download or stream audiobook purchases from the audiobooksnow.com website, or download them to free Android, Nook or Apple iOS apps. AudiobooksNow offers a 30-day free trial to its Club Pricing Plan that provides up to 50% off the retail price. AudiobooksNow is owned by Booksfree.com, the leading online book and audiobook rental service. Booksfree.com has over 14 years of experience in the book and audiobook industry. For more information, please visit www.audiobooksnow.com.
Scholastic Corporation 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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