True to form, Stan Lee has done it again! After successfully launching Stan Lee’s Kids Universe, the multi-platform children’s book label from POW! Entertainment and 1821 Media, Lee is now releasing Dani Jones’ Once Upon a Time There Was a Pig, a new and colorful picture book for kids. Once Upon a Time tells the fun tale of a little pig named Hamilton who wants to tell a story but keeps getting interrupted by a cast of eclectic animal friends.
Releasing nationwide this week in bookstores and comic shops, the book will also release digitally on the Kindle, iTunes, and Nook platforms. For more information regarding the release of Once Upon a Time There Was a Pig, please see the official press release below.
STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE RELEASES NEW PICTURE BOOKONCE –
UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIG BY DANI JONES NATIONWIDE
September 11, 2013 Los Angeles—Following the successful release of Dani Jones’s fan favorite children’s book MONSTERS VS KITTENS, Stan Lee’s Kids Universe (SLKU), the multiplatform children’s book’s label from POW! Entertainment and 1821 Media, is releasing nationwide this week its second title from Dani Jones, ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIG, a new colorful picture book for kids.
ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIG is available as a soft cover book and eBook on multiple platforms. ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIG tells the fun tale of a little pig named Hamilton who wants to tell a story but keeps getting interrupted by a cast of eclectic animal friends. The release comes on the heels of SLKU’s release this month of REGGIE THE VEGGIE, a colorful storybook.
Commented Stan Lee: “Dani Jones has a knack for creating great characters in immersive worlds that kids love and keep coming back to. We saw this with MONSTERS VS KITTENS and we are seeing it again with ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIG. It’s lighthearted and educational at the same time. These are exactly the kind of books we want to be releasing at Stan Lee’s Kids Universe.” “We are delighted to continue building and adding to our portfolio of high quality properties and new characters,” said Stan Lee’s Kids Universe Editor In Chief Terry Dougas. “This latest installment from Dani Jones has been buzzing for months and we are proud to be releasing it nationwide this month. In the coming months, SLKU will be releasing even more books, games and partnerships. It’s really a dream come true for us, Stan Lee and POW!”
ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIG is available in bookstores and comic stores nationwide this week, along with digitally on the Kindle, iTunes, and Nook platforms. Also at www.stanleeskidsuniverse.com.
About Stan Lee’s Kids Universe
Stan Lee’s Kids Universe is a new multimedia children’s publishing company that focuses on content for children up to 10 years old. The company’s release platforms include Picture Books, Graphic Novels, eBooks, Mobile Games, Mobile Apps, Interactive & Digital books, Contests and an ever growing hands-on website for kids. We are strongly dedicated to expanding children’s imagination, childhood literacy and art education. Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment co-founded Stan Lee’s Kids Universe (SLKU) with Paris Latsis Kasidokostas and Terry Dougas of 1821 Media.
About POW! Entertainment, Inc.
POW! Entertainment, Inc. (OTCQB: POWN), a multi-media entertainment company, was founded by noted comic book writer Stan Lee, together with award-winning producer Gill Champion and the late intellectual property specialist Arthur Lieberman. POW!’s principals have extensive backgrounds in the creation and production of original intellectual properties, including some of the most successful entertainment franchises of all time. POW! is utilizing Stan Lee’s historical background by perpetuating his legacy while creating and developing all new live-action films, television, digital games, merchandising, licensing and related ancillary markets, all of which contribute to global expansion. POW! partners with third parties and strategic alliances, including studios and networks, in the production and distribution of new POW! character franchises.