Scholastic And Blizzard Entertainment Announce World of Warcraft®: Traveler, A New Book Series For Children Based On The Global Bestselling Game Franchise

NEW YORK, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Scholastic, the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, and internationally acclaimed game developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment today announced a collaboration on a new book series for kids ages 8-12 based on Blizzard’s popular World of Warcraft® game franchise. World of Warcraft: Traveler will launch simultaneously in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, with the first hardcover book scheduled for release inNovember 2016, followed by the second title in November 2017. Set in the breathtaking land of Azeroth, this epic action-adventure series features a young cast of Warcraft characters discovering the mysteries and majesty of the world around them. Written by celebrated comic book author and animation writer Greg Weisman, the first book will include full-page sketches created by Blizzard artist Samwise Didier, and a full-color cover illustration by Blizzard artist Stephane Belin.

“World of Warcraft is a captivating fantasy universe that lends itself to many imaginative and innovative storytelling possibilities. When Blizzard initially approached us about creating an original series for kids, we were not only intrigued but immediately mesmerized,” said Debra Dorfman, Vice President and Publisher, Global Licensing, and Media Consumer Products, Scholastic. “This has truly been a fantastic collaboration and we look forward to sharing this thrilling adventure with boys and girls everywhere.”

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