Random House Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, has acquired and will publish the first book from YouTube personality Stampy Cat in the U.S.
Stampy Cat (a.k.a. Joseph Garrett) currently boasts more than 6.5 million subscribers on YouTube and is known for his online gaming, family friendly content.
The U.S. publishing deal was negotiated with Egmont Publishing in the U.K. and Maker Studios on behalf of Stampy Cat.
The first book in the two-book deal, Stampy's Lovely Book, will be published Jan. 5 in the U.S., following its U.K. debut this week.