Random House Opens the Book on 2014

Random House Children’s Books is kicking off the new year with a raft of new titles based on its top children’s characters, TV shows and movies including Barbie, “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!,” DC Super Friends and Disney franchises.

New releases include:

  • Barbie is starting of 2014 with three new titles including a storybook, reader and a comic reader based the webisodes “Barbie: Life in the Dream House”;
  • The PBS Kids show, “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!” is featured in a trio of new storybooks;
  • The DC Super Friends will appear in three new titles including a Pictureback storybook that includes battle cards and stickers;
  • Disney properties such as Planes, Cars and Disney Princess are featured in a series of new books and activity kits;
  • Marvel gets two new books–High-Stakes Heist, featuring Captain America, and High Voltage, starring Electro and Amazing Spider-Man;
  • Nickelodeon properties Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, Pocoyo, SpongeBob SquarePants, Team Umizoomi, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Winx Club continue the action on the printed page in 25 new releases;
  • Five Sesame Street level one readers are collected into a new paperback volume; and
  • Thomas and Friends chugs along in four new books including the deluxe paperback Thomas & Friends Thrills & Spills: No More Mr. Nice Engine.