Choose Your Own Adventure is Back - CYOA Author, R.A. Montgomery, Speaks at Burlington Book Festival

Choose Your Own Adventure author reads from The Abominable Snowman at the Second Annual Burlington Book Festival.

Burlington, VT, September 21, 2006 --( -- R. A. Montgomery, author of the world-wide phenomenon children’s interactive book series “Choose Your Own Adventure,” entertained a throng of young readers and their parents as he read from title #1 in the series The Abominable Snowman at the Second Annual Burlington Book Festival this weekend.

Chooseco, publishers of the Choose Your Own Adventure book series, teamed up with local area businesses to sponsor the three-day event that featured Vermont writers and other champions of the Vermont publishing industry.

“What wonderful kids!” says Montgomery, co-founder of Chooseco. “They were so full of energy and alive to the work. Connecting with the reader always gives me a thrill. And many parents were original fans themselves.”

Initially published in 1979 and now republished by Chooseco, Choose Your Own Adventure is a well-loved children’s book series for grades 4 through 7. Each book makes the reader the hero as they select the path of the story.

“Chooseco is very excited to re-launch this much-loved series of books,” said Montgomery. “The enthusiasm for Choose Your Own Adventure books demonstrated at the Burlington Book Festival is very encouraging.”

Updated versions of the Choose Your Own Adventure titles #1 - 14 are currently available through bookstores nationwide and online. Additional Choose Your Own Adventure titles are slated for release throughout 2007.

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About Choose Your Own Adventure
Selling over 250 million copies world-wide, Choose Your Own Adventure has been heralded as a “stealth reading development program” by parents and teachers alike. Choose Your Own Adventure incorporates knowledge and learning about the environment, history, space, art, exploration, sports and culture and works as a fun vehicle for kids to learn cognitively while they improve their reading skills.

About Chooseco
Founded by Choose Your Own Adventure author, R.A. Montgomery, Chooseco is a publishing company dedicated to re-launching the Choose Your Own Adventure series of books.

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