Random House Children’s Books has announced a raft of new books based on top children’s characters, TV shows and movies.
The new slate is dominated by Nickelodeon, with brands including Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, Team Umizoomi, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Winx Club and Bubble Guppies all getting multiple titles. Notable new Nickelodeon books include the Happiness to Go six-book SpongeBob collection complete with carrying case, the 3D Team Umizoomi book Team Power! with 3D images on every page and the glow-in-the-dark activity book Meet the Winx!.
To coincide with the Blu-ray release of Disney’s Mulan this spring, Random House is planning two new titles for the animated film–Mulan and A Girl and a Dragon. The publisher is also planning titles for other top Disney properties including Wreck-It Ralph, Doc McStuffins and Jake and the Neverland Pirates.
The publisher is also planning new offerings for Sesame Street, the PBS series “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That,” DC Comics’ DC Super Friends property, Barbie, Marvel and Thomas & Friends, all of which will be hitting shelves this spring.