Scholastic Media Launches Game Apps on Nokia Lumia Smartphones
NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., (NASDAQ: SCHL) the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today that it will launch a selection of its game apps on Nokia Lumia smartphones. This is the first time Scholastic's apps will be made available on the Windows Phone OS - marking another expansion of Scholastic's footprint in the digital marketplace.
"We want to continue to support children's learning with digital media that serves our customers on every platform – and we're delighted to launch our mobile content on the Windows OS," said Deborah Forte, President of Scholastic Media and Executive Vice President of Scholastic Inc. "Our partnership with Nokia is a testament providing a strong portfolio of digital experiences to support children and families."
"We're delighted to introduce Scholastic's great apps to Nokia Lumia. Our partnership with Scholastic gives parents educational and entertainment content for their children that they know and trust. This is a priority for Nokia and is a part of bringing great experiences to our expanding range of Nokia Lumia smartphones," said Chris Surowiec, Global Partner & Business Development Head for Kids, Family, and Education.
Scholastic Media will launch the following apps for the Windows Phone Marketplace:
- I SPY® Riddle Race
- WORDGIRL® Word Hunt
- THE 39 CLUES™ Madrigal Maze
- CLIFFORD'S BE BIG With Words
- I SPY® Spooky Mansion
- Go, CLIFFORD®, Go!
Scholastic Media first introduced mobile apps on the iOS platform in 2009 and launched on the Android platform in 2011. Each of Scholastic Media's apps is developed in-house, ensuring fidelity to the tone, look, and feel of beloved Scholastic brands in apps that are both educational and entertaining.
For more information on Scholastic apps please visit: www.scholastic.com/apps
SOURCE Scholastic Inc.