Scholastic to Publish Picture Book by Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey
NEW YORK, NY—January 23, 2014—Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will publish a holiday children’s picture book by celebrity superstars Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey. Roc and Roe’s Twelve Days of Christmas, a delightful and festive picture book featuring the couple’s adorable twins Roc (Moroccan) and Roe (Monroe) will be released in Fall 2014. Aimed at readers ages 3 and up and illustrated by New York Timesbestselling artist AG Ford, the book follows Roc and Roe as they put their own unique spin on the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” The deal was developed by D. Christopher Jennings and Robert Caruso, founders of Impact Republic, Nick Cannon’s Ncredible Entertainment, and Ken Geist, Vice President and Editorial Director, Scholastic Press Picture Books.
“We are so excited to work with the Scholastic team on our Roc and Roe picture book and we can’t wait until this holiday season!” said Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey.
“It’s been such a fun and collaborative process and we are thrilled to be working with Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey on this exciting project. Roc and Roe’s Twelve Days of Christmas is the perfect book to read with your little ones—an adorable spin on a classic tale, sprinkled with humor and heart,” said Ken Geist, Vice President and Editorial Director, Scholastic Press Picture Books.
About Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey are the proud parents of Moroccan (Roc) and Monroe (Roe). Nick Cannon is a successful, multifaceted entertainer: film star, comedian, musician, writer, and the host of America’s Got Talent.Legendary singer and songwriter Mariah Carey has sold over 200 million records worldwide and is the bestselling female artist of all time.
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children’s media. Scholastic creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air, and online at www.scholastic.com.