Skylanders books and apps coming soon

Lewis Tyler

By Lewis Tyler

February 21st 2012 at 11:43AM
Skylanders books and apps coming soon

Penguin Children's Books has signed a global licence with video games publisher Activision.

Penguin's Skylanders publishing programme will be the next tie in range to expand the digital brand with exclusive downloads, guides and original stories inspired by the game.

"Skylanders Spyro's Adventure is such an innovative and exciting brand for kids agead six and older as it has everything a kid could wish for - mythical worlds, collectible figurines, portal masters and the opportunity to be a hero," said Eric Huang, publishing director for media and entertainment at Penguin Children's Books.

"Our publishing programme aims to expand the Skylanders universe and help position the brand as the number one boy brand of 2012."

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Earlier this month Activision announced Skylanders Giants, a sequel set to be released this autumn.