DK Publishing and DeLiSo Announce Sophie la girafe® Publishing Program

Feb 21, 2013, 09:00 ET from DK Publishing

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today global publisher DK Publishing announced a deal to publish the first Sophie la girafe® books with DeLiSo, licensor of the internationally best-selling toy beloved by babies and parents.  

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The four board books will be published in June 2013. Titles include:

  • My First: Sophie la girafe® : Let's Get Counting ($5.99)
  • Peekaboo! Sophie la girafe®: Peekaboo Sophie! ($6.99)
  • Baby Touch and Feel: Sophie la girafe®: Sophie's Busy Day ($5.99
  • Baby: Sophie la girafe®: Colors ($6.99)
    All books are appropriate for children ages 0-3. 

Sophie la girafe®, a high-end all-natural rubber baby teether, is a fixture in nurseries all over the world. Sophie has sold more than 50 million units worldwide since she was first produced in France in 1961. Sophie has been sold in the United States since 2000 where its sales continue to rise. 

DK's Therese Burke, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, says: "We are all excited to be working with DeLiSo--Sophie is a quality product that parents trust. Our publishing program embodies the qualities of our respective brands, and the winsome design and appeal of the publishing program will help bring Sophie and her story to an even wider audience." 

About DK Publishing: 
DK Publishing is the New York Times bestselling publisher known for its distinctive, highly visual books, ebooks and apps that inform, inspire and entertain readers of all ages. DK also publishes the award-winning Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides. BradyGames and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Group. 

About DeLiSo:
DeLiSo was founded in 2011, following consumer demands for Sophie la girafe® licensed products. To stay close to Sophie's history, the DeLiSo office is located directly in the Vulli factory where Sophie la girafe® has been made since the 1960's.

SOURCE DK Publishing