NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that Barnes & Noble stores nationwide are scaring up some old-fashioned fun at a special, free Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 26, at 11:00 a.m.
“We are thrilled to read Go Away, Big Green Monster to children this year. The dramatic die-cut illustrations and sparkly designs make this a Storytime favorite.”
Children ages 3 and up and their parents are invited to experience the joy of reading Caldecott-winning author and artist Ed Emberley’s ingenious story about children who know how make scary monsters disappear in Go Away, Big Green Monster. All children will receive Big Green Monster stickers. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes to the celebration, which will feature scrumptious treats, creative activities and a costume parade.
Additionally, children and their parents participating in the Storytime will take part in an exceptional entertainment experience as the book is read aloud and children are invited to read along on the critically acclaimed NOOK® HD+, packed with pixels to deliver text, graphics and video with stunning HD clarity. Booksellers will invite children and parents to explore Halloween apps on NOOK, which will keep even the littlest fans enthralled. With Google Play on NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, customers have access to more than 700,000 Android apps and games, millions of songs and more.
“Halloween is always a fun time for children. They love to get dressed up, enjoy a treat and good spooky stories,” said Sarah DiFrancesco, Vice President, Business Development for Barnes & Noble. “We are thrilled to read Go Away, Big Green Monster to children this year. The dramatic die-cut illustrations and sparkly designs make this a Storytime favorite.”
The Halloween Storytime event is free and open to the public. For further details, contact any Barnes & Noble store or visit the Barnes & Noble Store Locator.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company operates 674 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). Its NOOK Media LLC subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital reading and digital education markets. The NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store® (www.nook.com), while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 692 bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & Noble.com is ranked the number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition).
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