May 1-15, 2005 Edition

Random House

to Launch New

Children’s Imprint

NEW YORK, NY/04/19/05—Random House Golden Books for Young Readers and Bolder Media for Boys and Girls will partner in creating a new RH imprint called Bolder Books.

The new line will be created by TV animators working for Federator Studios, largest producer of animation for Nickelodeon and Mixed Media Group, a property development, licensing and production company. Bolder Media follows a Hollywood tradition of finding talented artists and placing them in an innovative work environment. Fred Siebert heads Frederator Studios and Susan Miller heads Mixed Media. Their goal will be to encourage new book-based properties with television and film potential. The new books will be released with an eye toward also making them into to television programs.

Bolder Books will launch with four initial titles in spring of 2007.