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Apr 01, 2014, 13:00 ET Three New Bible NOOK Books for Kids!

 Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) has added three best-loved Bible stories to its growing roster of Barnes & Noble NOOK Kids...


Apr 01, 2014, 12:59 ET Two New NOOK Books for Kids Let You Share a Story With Your Loved Ones, Even When You're Apart!

 Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) has released two of its best-loved "story to share" storybooks as Barnes & Noble NOOK Kids...


Feb 11, 2014, 15:00 ET Get Ready to Read and Count and Learn!

Three visually engaging, quick-paced apps help build basic skills for reading and math. A long-time leader in at-home preschool learning and...


Dec 12, 2013, 11:15 ET Start a Tradition with New Holiday NOOK Books

 Three additions to the Barnes & Noble NOOK Book Store celebrate the holiday season in traditional, warmhearted style – while adding...


Aug 08, 2013, 11:21 ET Summertime Is Potty Training Time!

Potty training your child can be easier – and more fun! – when Elmo's there to help. And summertime is the best time to get started....


Apr 24, 2013, 15:20 ET Four Classic Storybooks - Reimagined for the Modern Family

 Four additions to the Barnes & Noble NOOK Book Store celebrate the best of classic children's storytelling – while adding features...


Apr 02, 2013, 14:56 ET New "Smart Books" link print to digital content

QR codes are everywhere from kids' menus to the roof of Facebook's new headquarters building. Providing instant access to games and information, QR...


Mar 13, 2013, 12:23 ET New Look and Find® Sesame Street App Gives Classic Early-Learning Tool a Digital Update

 Look and Find® Elmo on Sesame Street, an app for iPad and iPhone, takes a classic early learning play pattern and updates it for the...


Mar 12, 2013, 17:51 ET iCookbook™ Wins 2013 Appy Award for Best Cooking App for the Second Consecutive Year

Publications International, Ltd. (PIL), the world's leading publisher of favorite brand name cookbooks, is pleased to announce its top-ranking...


May 16, 2012, 12:05 ET Brought to You by the Letter "P": New Sesame Street App Uses Games and Songs to Help Children Learn About Using the Potty

 Potty training with your child can be more fun when Elmo's there to help. Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) and Sesame Workshop, the...


Nov 16, 2011, 15:59 ET Operation Record a Story Helps Military Families Stay Close Across the Miles

This fall and into the holiday season, military parents about to deploy will have the chance to arrange for shared story time with their children...


Nov 02, 2011, 19:01 ET This Holiday Season Publications International, Ltd. Offers Four Books with Exciting Electronic Twists for Under $25

Books are often some of the best gifts one can give kids at the holidays, yet they often go overlooked in an increasingly electronic age....


Oct 04, 2011, 16:15 ET Operation Record a Story Helps Military Families Stay Close Across the Miles

This fall and into the holiday season, military parents about to deploy will have the chance to arrange for shared story time with their children...


Feb 06, 2008, 00:00 ET Publications International 'Lights Up' Children's Imaginations With New Features Providing Fun, Educational Reading Activities

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PI) will add major lighted elements to its electronic soundbooks for...


Sep 18, 2006, 01:00 ET First-Ever National Preschool Teacher of the Year Award Winners Announced By Story Reader(TM)

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- She strides into the classroom looking like a female Indiana Jones, complete with khaki garb, mud...


Mar 27, 2006, 00:00 ET Publications International, Ltd. Announces First-Ever Preschool Teacher of the Year Award

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PI), the world's largest publisher of children's products that...


Feb 06, 2006, 00:00 ET Story Reader(R) Poised for Continued Success With Two New Products for 2006

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PI) announced today that the success of its popular Story Reader(R),...


Nov 24, 2005, 00:00 ET Kathy Ireland Launches National Family Reading Night Before 400 Children at New York's FAO Schwarz

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifestyle Designer and children's activist KATHY IRELAND launched a new campaign to promote reading excellence...


Oct 31, 2003, 00:00 ET Publications International, Ltd. Debuts Clock Book Series

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is pleased to unveil the Clock Book series, first-ever...


Sep 09, 2003, 01:00 ET Publications International, Ltd. Debuts ActivePAD(TM) Interactive Learning System

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) announced today the debut of its ActivePAD(TM) interactive book...


Aug 21, 2003, 01:00 ET Publications International, Ltd. Debuts Story Reader(TM)

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) announced today the debut of Story Reader(TM), a first-ever...


Apr 25, 2000, 01:00 ET 2000 Photos, Detailed Timeline, Distinguish Dramatic Record of Holocaust in Both Print and on Web

CHICAGO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A detailed, all-encompassing work on the Holocaust by top scholars will be published both in print and on the...