Kidz Bop has held it’s own in the music world. Kidz Bop takes popular music and remakes it with kids and for kids. They have been around for 10 years! They obviously have found a niche. And now they are starting something new, Kidz Bop Books. They have developed a series of books for the same age of kids.
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KIDZ BOP Hits The Books!
KIDZ BOP and ADAMS MEDIA INTRODUCE
THE FIRST-EVER BOOK SERIES
BASED ON THE #1 KIDS’ MUSIC BRAND THIS AUGUST
BOSTON, MA (August 1, 2011) — Happy Birthday KIDZ BOP! The #1 music brand for kids ages 5-12 in the U.S is turning 10 this summer. To celebrate, KIDZ BOP is turning the page, starting a new chapter and launching the first-ever KIDZ BOP books! KIDZ BOP invites fans and young readers to join the party when three all-new book titles hit shelves this week. Each KIDZ BOP book is packaged with a special code, redeemable for a free KIDZBOP MP3 music download on www.kidzbop.com/KidzBopBooks. KIDZ BOP’s most recent album KIDZ BOP 20 (released July 19) just debuted at #2 on the Top 200 Billboard Chart.
The new KIDZ BOP book line lets kids experience the popular music series in a fun new way. Kids can get to know the new KIDZ BOP Kids in the Junior Novel, KIDZ BOP Plus One: get rockin’ insider tips in the KIDZ BOPBe a Pop Star how-to-guide: and create their own super star adventures with the KIDZ BOP Rockin’ Fill-In Story Book. For even more fun, kids can visit KIDZBOP.com — the leading safe social network for kids and tweens — to upload a video entry in the “KIDZ BOP Ultimate Pop Star Look Super Contest” for the chance to win a brand new “Nook e-reader” and an exclusive copy of the brand new KIDZ BOP book How to Be a Pop Star!
Every kid dreams of becoming a rock star! With the success of shows like American Idol and The Voice, millions of kids want to learn how to sing and perform. KIDZ BOP understands the important role that music, dance and performance plays in kids’ lives and encourages them to express themselves creatively.
KIDZ BOP: Be a Pop Star! by Kimberly Potts (SRP: $8.99)
Everything kids need to know to make their rock star dreams come true! From writing cool songs and getting a group together to putting on shows and shooting music videos, this is all aspiring rockers need to take the world by storm —just like the KIDZ BOP Kids do!
KIDZ BOP Plus One, by Bethany Bryan (SRP: $4.99)
Join the new KIDZ BOP Kids as they hit the road to find their newest member. When one of the KIDZ BOP Kids twists an ankle while rehearsing for their sold-out concert at Madison Square Garden, they need a replacement —and fast. Each KIDZ BOP Kid has an opinion and sparks fly!
KIDZ BOP: A Rockin’ Fill-In Story, by Bethany Bryan (SRP: $4.99)
Now for the first time, millions of devoted fans can create their own stories starring the most talented young stars in America: The KIDZ BOP Kids. KIDZ BOP fans will love this interactive fill-in-the blanks story in which they jam with all of their fave KIDZ BOP stars!
About the Authors
Kimberly Potts has written for AOL TV, TV Guide, Moviefone.com, People.com, US Weekly, Daily Variety, E! Online, MTV.com, Teenmag.com, TWIST, Teen, and Disney publications. She’s also the editor of TVScreener.com and the author of five books.
When Bethany Bryan isn’t writing, she’s reading books, hanging out at the pool, or going to the movies. She has previously written books for Rosen Publishing and Scholastic.
About KIDZ BOP LLC
KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids ages 5-12 in the U.S., featuring today’s most popular songs, sung by kids for kids. KIDZ BOP celebrates the authentic voice of kids across the entire brand—through music, videos, live appearances, licensed merchandise and its popular social networking and content sharing website, KIDZBOP.com. In 2011, the brand is celebrating its 10th anniversary. KIDZ BOP CD titles have earned one Platinum® and nine Gold® certifications since their debut in 2001. KIDZ BOP’s most recent release, KIDZ BOP20 debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. KIDZ BOP LLC is a division of New York-based independent entertainment company Razor & Tie Entertainment, a vertically-integrated company that encompasses a music company with major label distribution, a home video company, a media buying company, a music publishing business, a direct marketing operation and a growing database of entertainment consumers.
KIDZBOP.com is the leading safe social network and video sharing site for kids and tweens with one million registered members. The website provides a completely safe and moderated environment where kids can express themselves—as themselves—through unique online applications and proprietary functionality. The site’s popular “My Channel” feature lets members safely communicate with friends via our Safe Text Messaging System, which averages more than one million status updates per month. Kids can also safely produce their own Webshows, create and run their own video “Super Contests,” upload and share videos and photos, and make music. To date,KIDZ BOP’s team of expert moderators have screened more than 23,000 hours of video content and nearly half a million photos before publishing them to KIDZBOP.com.
About Adams Media
For more than twenty years, Adams Media, a division of F+W Media, has built its reputation on providing practical and meaningful content that purposefully inspires, informs, and impacts the lives of its readers. And today more than ever, Adams Media is packaging that content in accessible and innovatively designed formats, from authors who are recognized experts in their fields—all while offering a value for its consumers. In 2003, Adams Media was purchased by F+W Media, one of the largest special interest publishers in the world. With the strength of this pairing, Adams Media continues to further its vision of publishing "difference-making" books that meet the diverse needs of today’s reader. For more information, please visit www.adamsmedia.com.
The new Kidz Bop Book series is great. My 5 year old is a little too young to appreciate them yet, but I think they are perfect for tweens. I am saving the books to give to my 11 year old cousin for Christmas. I think they will be right up her alley.
If you’re interested in checking out the new Kidz Bop Books you can find them in stores and online too. And I have a set I can giveaway here. Just enter in the Rafflecopter form below.
*Disclaimer: I received these books for my review. All opinions are my own.*