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|Subject: Eragonís Guide to AlagaŽsia Tue 02 Jun 2009, 1:41 am|| |
|Eragonís Guide to AlagaŽsia to Be Released on November 3, 2009|
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Childrenís Books, will publish a unique novelty book based on Christopher Paoliniís Inheritance cycle this fall, it was announced today by Nancy Hinkel, Publishing Director for the imprint. ERAGONíS GUIDE TO ALAGAňSIA is being created in conjunction with Templar Publishing, who is recognized as the market leader in developing groundbreaking and bestselling novelty gift books. This project marks
the first time Paoliniís Inheritance cycle will be introduced in a format beyond novels. As with Paoliniís Inheritance cycle novels, Random House Children's Books holds world rights to ERAGONíS GUIDE TO ALAGAňSIA. The book will be published in North America on November 3, 2009, and simultaneously by Random House Children's Books in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
ďWeíre thrilled to be able to offer this spectacular book to fans this fall,Ē says Hinkel. ďERAGONíS GUIDE TO ALAGAňSIA will take readers deeper into the captivating world Christopher created, offering a visual perspective of the novels that millions of readers across the world have come to love.Ē
ERAGONíS GUIDE TO ALAGAňSIA, which will carry a suggested retail price of $24.99 (US), is framed as a gift from Eragon to the readerówho is, in fact, a new Rider. In fifteen lavishly illustrated spreads, the reader is invited to explore the landscape and cities of AlagaŽsia and its many races, including dragons, humans, Urgals, dwarves and elves. Each spread is filled with special effects and stunning examples of paper engineering and other elements for which Templar is so well known.
Christopher Paoliniís Inheritance cycle, which includes the acclaimed novels Eragon, Eldest and Brisingr, is an international sensationówith over 50 foreign-language licensesóand has sold more than 22 million copies worldwide. Paolini is currently at work on the fourth book which will conclude the Inheritance cycle. A publication date has yet to be announced.
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers is an imprint of Random House Childrenís Books, the worldís largest English-language childrenís trade book publisher. Random House Childrenís Books is a division of Random House, Inc., whose parent company is Bertelsmann AG, a leading international media company.