01/01/2010
RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN’S BOOKS CELEBRATES THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! WITH THREE NEW RELEASES

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s perennial bestseller Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Random House Children’s Books together with Robin Corey Books is proud to publish OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! POP-UP (Robin Corey Books / On sale March 9, 2010 / $28.99 / All Ages), OH, BABY! GO BABY! (Random House Books for Young Readers / Ages 0–3) and OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO PARTY EDITION (Random House Books for Young Readers / $17.99 / Ages 6–9).

Upon its publication in 1990, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! was an immediate success, embraced enthusiastically for its wonderfully wise outlook on life and for encouraging the potential that lies within us all. This remarkable book has since sold over 8.5 million copies and become the quintessential gift for graduates of all ages—from preschool to high school to college and beyond.

A Pop-Up by a Master Paper Engineer! The classic bestseller by Dr. Seuss has been transformed into a pop-up book that bursts with vibrant new energy. Created by master paper engineer David A. Carter, OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! POP-UP is filled with glorious pop-ups, detailed pop-up booklets, special effects, and the complete original text (Robin Corey Books / On sale March 9, 2010 / $28.99 / All Ages). It’s the perfect diploma for graduates of all ages, and an ideal gift for anyone starting out on a new adventure. David A. Carter is the author of 75 pop-up books, including the bestselling Bugs in a Box series that has sold more than 6 million copies. He is also the creator of the magnificent pop-ups One Red Dot, Blue 2, and Horton Hears a Who Pop-Up! A special collectible limited edition that features an additional pop-up embedded in the cover, and that is signed and numbered by Carter, will also be published by Robin Corey Books. The book has a full-cloth binding with foil stamping; a full-cloth slipcase with a ribbon pull; in a resealable polybag; packed in a corrugated box. (Robin Corey Books / On sale March 9, 2010 / $250).

Interactive Fun for Baby! OH, BABY! GO BABY! (Random House Books for Young Readers / On sale January 12, 2010 / $10.99 / Ages 0–3) is a new title in the Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection, with interactive fun for baby based on Oh, the Places You’ll Go! This interactive book—filled with foil, feathers, slide tabs, and more—cheers babies and toddlers on as they engage in new daily adventures. The Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection introduces the most beloved Dr. Seuss characters to the littlest of listeners. Based on and inspired by Dr. Seuss’s original text and art, each book in the collection introduces Dr. Seuss’s characters in bold and simple, baby-friendly formats developed to engage babies and toddlers at each stage of development.

A Party Edition! With an embossed jacket printed on shimmering foil—for the regular edition price—the PARTY EDITION (Random House Books for Young Readers / On sale January 12, 2010 / $17.99 / Ages 6–9) gives readers an exceptional value.

About Dr. Seuss Theodor “Seuss” Geisel is quite simply the most beloved children’s book author of all time. The 44 books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into 30 languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of honors includes the Pulitzer Prize and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody. For more information about Dr. Seuss and his works, visit www.seussville.com.

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