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Igor inks book deal

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division has inked a publishing deal with Exodus Film Group for their upcoming CGI feature Igor. S&S imprints Simon Scribbles and Simon Spotlight will publish seven books based on the property in a number of formats.
May 14, 2007

Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division has inked a publishing deal with Exodus Film Group for their upcoming CGI feature Igor. S&S imprints Simon Scribbles and Simon Spotlight will publish seven books based on the property in a number of formats.

Simon Spotlight focuses on licensed titles for kids from preschoolers to teens, while Scribbles features coloring and activity books with kid-friendly add-ons, including crayons, stickers and iron-ons.

Igor is currently in production and boasts a Hollywood-heavy voice cast including Steve Buscemi, John Cleese and Christian Slater. The Weinstein Company is distributing the film, which is set for wide release on October 24, 2008.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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