2014 Silver Dolphin Preview

By Silver Dolphin Books on April 29, 2014

Children’s book lovers, take note! Our year is packed with fun releases and new children’s books your family is sure to love. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come this year from Silver Dolphin Books…

Silver Dolphin 2014 New Releases


    1. PLAY-DOH
      In 2014, our PLAY-DOH line of books grows even more with nine new titles and the creation of three new series. The Hands on Learning Series, Sound Series, and Story Fun Series will debut this spring and The Let’s Create Series and My First 100 Words Series will expand with the addition of colorful new books and kits. The PLAY-DOH books truly live up to their tag line…“Where Learning and Creativity Take Shape.”One blogger declared, “I LOVE these books with their bright, vivid Play-Doh colors and funky texture! They are durable enough to be toted around and read over and over by the child on their own as they develop that independence. It’s a great way to establish reading AND learning.”
    2. Smithsonian
      We recently announced a licensing agreement with the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex, to produce novelty books-plus under the Smithsonian brand. Two new series are being developed titled Smithsonian Young Explorers for children ages 6 and up and Smithsonian Discover for ages 8 and up.The first two titles in the Smithsonian Young Explorers series – Oceans and Dinosaurs – come packed in a sturdy travel case with a book and toy combination including an illustrated poster and a giant 130-piece floor puzzle.The first two titles in the Smithsonian Discover series – Flight and Space – are bound as an interactive book with 12 fact cards and a large double-sided poster.  Future Smithsonian series will include a book and toy combination including  sticker books, fact cards, coloring books, posters, and/or puzzles. These titles will be available beginning Fall 2014.
    3. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer®: Special Edition Pop-Up Book
      This September, Silver Dolphin brings new life to the animated Christmas classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer® with a pop-up book perfectly timed for the holiday season and the 50th anniversary of the famous holiday television special. First aired in 1964, the stop motion animation follows the adventures of Rudolph as he travels to the North Pole and the Island of Misfit Toys, meeting an unforgettable cast of characters. From Yukon Cornelius with his signature red beard to the kind-hearted doe Clarice, the beautifully illustrated book revives everyone’s favorite characters in six large-scale pop-ups created using actual images from the original television special.Part of a nationwide celebration, this anniversary edition is a fun and engaging way to introduce a new generation of children to the timeless tale of acceptance and Christmas spirit. Whether as a gift or as part of a new holiday tradition, this stunning memento will be treasured for years to come.

We’re looking forward to bringing these activities and stories into your home this year. Happy reading!


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