Highlights for Children, Inc. to Partner with INscribe Digital for eBook Distribution and Marketing
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — INscribe Digital has inked an eBook distribution deal with the iconic children’s publishing and family media brand Highlights for Children, Inc., including the Highlights Press and Boyds Mills Press imprints. The San Francisco-based digital distributor will deliver Highlights’ eBooks to retail outlets starting immediately.
“Highlights for Children adds significant momentum to our growing list of children’s books,” said Anne Kubek, INscribe Digital’s EVP/General Manager. “It’s an honor to be partnering with one of the oldest and most distinguished children’s publishing brands in North America.”
“We are thrilled to collaborate with INscribe Digital as we launch our eBook publishing program,” said Mary-Alice Moore, VP, Editorial Director of Book Publishing for Highlights. “As the publishing industry transforms, the opportunities for growth in all formats is tremendous. Our partnership with INscribe will be a key part of our fast growing efforts to provide our titles digitally to consumers.”
“INscribe Digital’s delivery platform is fast, accurate and reliable, plus the company has proven experience with complex eBooks, and a variety of digital formats and reading devices,” said Jack W. Perry, Vice President for Print and eBook sales at Highlights. “INscribe also knows how to leverage marketing opportunities with the major U.S. and global retailers, which is increasingly important now that so many parents discover and download children’s books online.”
About Highlights for Children, Inc.
Devoted to “Fun with a Purpose,” family media brand Highlights for Children, Inc. (http://www.highlights.com/) has helped children become their best selves for generations. In addition to the flagship magazine, Highlights’ other offerings include a preschool magazine (High Five), an infant magazine (Hello), a children’s book company (Boyds Mills Press), puzzle book clubs and a variety of digital products.
About INscribe Digital
INscribe Digital is a technology company specializing in next-generation e-publishing services and tools. Since 2010, the San Francisco-based company has distributed more than 30,000 eBook titles on behalf of major book publishers, university and independent presses, literary agents and authors. Our Athena content delivery platform provides maximum transparency in distribution and sales reporting. Our strong retailer relationships enable us to deliver customized marketing and sales solutions for our diverse clients and a range of eReading devices. Our seasoned team of book industry professionals, together with our parent company, Isolation Network, leverages a decade of experience in delivering music and other digital media assets to leading retailers worldwide. Working closely with the engineers who make up almost half of our staff, INscribe Digital offers flexible and scalable solutions for eBook production, conversion, marketing and distribution. For more information, visit www.INscribeDigital.com.