Random House Children's Books Publishes Its First Enhanced E-Book With the Release of the Movie Tie-In to Wendelin Van Draanen's Beloved FLIPPED
The major motion picture FLIPPED to be released nationwide on August 27th
NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, is pleased to announce the publication of its first enhanced e-book, a movie tie-in to Wendelin Van Draanen 's highly acclaimed he-said, she-said teen romance FLIPPED, soon to be released nationwide as a major motion picture from Castle Rock Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures. On sale August 10th to time with the August 27th nationwide release of the film, the enhanced e-book retails for $14.99.
Directed by Rob Reiner , the film FLIPPED stars an ensemble cast featuring newcomers Madeline Carroll and Callan McAuliffe in the roles of the main characters Juli and Bryce, as well as Rebecca De Mornay , Anthony Edwards , John Mahoney , Penelope Ann Miller , Aidan Quinn and Kevin Weisman . The movie is sure to strike a chord with people of all ages as well as fans of the novel, which was published to critical acclaim in 2001.
The FLIPPED enhanced e-book movie tie-in will include an exclusive video feature about the making of the movie with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from the director and cast as well as three original songs written and recorded by author Wendelin Van Draanen . It will also feature eight video clips of key scenes from the movie. With sixteen full-color photos from the film and four video interviews with the author, as well as a sneak peek of Van Draanen 's latest romantic comedy Confessions of a Serial Kisser, the enhanced e-book edition has much to offer fans and will appeal to readers of all ages.
In addition to the enhanced e-book, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers will also publish a trade paperback version of the FLIPPED movie tie-in, as well as a regular e-book edition. The trade paperback will include an 8-page, full-color insert with movie stills, a Q&A with Van Draanen about the novel, and an excerpt from her recent young adult novel Confessions of a Serial Kisser. The movie tie-in retails for $8.99 and is 240 pages, and the e-book movie tie-in will retail for $8.99.
Random House Children's Books is the world's largest English-language children's trade book publisher. Creating books for toddlers through young adult readers, in all formats from board books to activity books to picture books, novels, and e-books, the imprints of Random House Children's Books bring together award-winning authors and illustrators, world-famous franchise characters, and multimillion-copy series. The company's Web site, Kids @ Random (www.randomhouse.com/kids) offers an array of activities, games, and resources for children, teens, parents, and educators. Random House Children's Books is a division of Random House, Inc., whose parent company is Bertelsmann AG, a leading international media company.
SOURCE Random House Children's Books
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