Press Release: Miscellaneous Announcements
Egmont Press Gets Serious About Humour
Posted at 3:23PM Wednesday 21 Mar 2012Egmont Press has announced the launch of a new imprint, Jelly Pie, an exclusive list for young humour books. Jelly Pie will launch in June 2012 with BARRY LOSER: I AM NOT A LOSER by Jim Smith. A further six titles will publish under the imprint during 2012 and the range will be bolstered by existing books from Egmont's award-winning list, including Andy Stanton's YOU'RE A BAD MAN, MR GUM!
'The titles will be aimed at six to eight-year-olds, and the Jelly Pie logo will be a badge of fun and a mark of excellence.' said Leah Thaxton, Fiction Publishing Director, 'I believe that we are experts at editing, packaging and marketing this kind of fiction, which has a strong commercial track-record in the trade.'