Silver Dolphin Books Announces Fall 2008 Title Addition to Thrilling Explore Within Series Medieval Castle

New Title Invites Kids to Take an Unbelievable 3-D Adventure Through History.

Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 2008 --( BookExpo America – Los Angeles Convention Center (Booth #2019) Silver Dolphin Books, a leading publisher of quality, innovative, interactive, and educational children’s books, announced today the Fall 2008 title addition to the company’s fascinating Explore Within series. The series’ new title Explore Within a Medieval Castle is scheduled to debut at retail stores in October 2008.

A three-dimensional journey awaits within each Explore Within title. More than just a book, these specially designed literary adventures allow readers to visually explore with each turn of the page through unique engineering. Each book features one-of-a-kind interactive and touchable 3-D pages to amaze kids and give them a hands-on approach to learning! Layer-by-layer, kids will discover remarkable secrets and mysteries with this exciting interactive book series.

Explore Within a Medieval Castle
Halt! Who goes there? Imagine swords clashing atop the towers, and brave knights escorting their ladies in the courtyard! Explore Within a Medieval Castle takes young readers where they’ve never gone before: over the drawbridge and into a mighty castle. Once inside, they will explore its secrets, layer-by-layer, with a unique sculpted 3-D model. Every turn of the page reveals a new aspect of castle life. Kids will learn about castle design, medieval tournaments, preparating for battle in the armory, cooking in the castle kitchen, and more. This amazing interactive adventure is unlike any other history book for available for kids today. (MSRP $21.95, ages 8 and up, 10 ¼” x 11 ¾“, 16 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

Existing Explore Within Titles:
Explore Within an Egyptian Mummy
Setting out on a 3-D adventure, kids will revel in exploring an Egyptian mummy, layer-by-layer. The book invites readers to enter into an ancient tomb and with each turn of the page uncover stunning illustrations and photographs of precious treasures, real life mummies, and beautiful amulets. Learn about the key components of burying the dead and entombment—including burial masks, amulets for an underworld journey, wrapping mummies from head to toes, preserving the body, canopic jars, and sacred organs. (MSRP $21.95, ages 8 and up, 10 ¼” x 11 ¾“, 16 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

Explore Within a Pirate Ship
Ahoy! As long as ships have been carrying cargo to sea, pirates have been trying to steal it. Now, sea rovers and landlubbers alike can set out on a 3-D adventure and explore within a pirate ship, layer-by-layer. With each turn of the page, they’ll discover a different section of a brigantine ship featuring guns and cannons, five different types of sails, where pirates slept and ate, and where they stashed their treasures. They’ll also learn all about the ruthless seafaring thieves—including the riches they captured and the glorified lives they lived. (MSRP $21.95, ages 8 and up, 10 ¼” x 11 ¾“, 16 pages, full-color illustrations throughout)

The perfect gift idea for any occasion, Silver Dolphin's Explore Within a Medieval Castle will be available wherever fine books are sold beginning in October 2008. During BookExpo America (BEA) 2008, to be held May 29th through June 1st, Explore Within a Medieval Castle will be on view at Silver Dolphin’s Los Angeles Convention Center BEA booth #2019.

Held annually and produced by Reed Exhibitions, the world’s largest organizer of business-to-business events, BookExpo America (BEA) is North America’s leading book industry trade convention. Featuring more than 2,000 exhibitors from around the globe, BEA draws up to 30,000 book industry professionals annually, including leading industry editors, publishers, reviewers, and sellers. Among the broad range of books exhibited at BEA are general publishing, children’s books, audio/video, art, religion, spiritual/inspirational, travels/maps, international, professional/technical, university press, small press, as well as many more.

About Silver Dolphin Books:
San Diego, California based Silver Dolphin Books is the juvenile imprint of Advantage Publishers Group. Other Advantage Publishers Group imprints include Portable Press (publishers of the popular Uncle John’s Bathroom Readers series, with seven million copies in print) and Thunder Bay Press (publishers of quality nonfiction books in diverse categories ranging from cooking and sports to reference and history). Silver Dolphin Books publishes novelty and educational nonfiction books featuring bold, colorful, and striking titles that appeal to children and parents alike. With how-to and activity books for preschoolers through children 12 years of age, Silver Dolphin Books engage, enlighten, and entertain.


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