Days of Wonder

Type: Company
Name: Days of Wonder
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

RJ Palacio: I remember what it's like to feel insecure, or like I'm the odd one out

RJ Palacio, the author of Wonder, talks to group site members .Nancy: What inspired you to write Wonder in the first place?My sons and I saw a child with a facial difference, and my younger son was quite young and got frightened. It got me wondering what ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

In Brief: September 11

‘Usher’ing In a Love of ReadingMusical artist, Usher (center), read Leo and Diane Dillon’s I A Very Happy ReadingOn September 10, Gayle Forman (l.) and Stephanie Perkins read from their respective novels, and (Dutton) at McNally Jackson, as part of Perkins’s ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wonder author R.J. Palacio to visit R.J. Julia Friday

By Lisa Reismanlisareisman27@gmail.comThey gape and point. They snicker and sneer. Call him Freak, Freddy Krueger, and Lizard Face. Invent a game called The Plague, where anyone who touches him has 30 seconds to wash their hands before they “catch” i ... [Published ShoreLine Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Asmodee buys Days of Wonder

The European publisher Asmodee has announced the purchase of the American game company Days of Wonder. Through this purchase, Asmodee will increases its exposure to the U.S. game market and will benefit from Days of Wonder's digital games development ... [Published Key 4 Communications - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

'Wonder' available at Mark Skinner

MANCHESTER - The public is encouraged to pick up a free copy of the 2014 Vermont Reads book "Wonder" at the Mark Skinner Library during September.More than 100 Vermont communities are taking part in the statewide read of "Wonder," R.J. Palacio's bestselling, ... [Published The Manchester Journal - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

GamesBeat weekly roundup: Amazon buys Twitch, Pokémon gets a fighting game, and 20 years of Gabriel Knight

Above: Machamp look like he means business in the new fighting game Pokkén Tournament.Image Credit: Dan CrawleyWelcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup. This time, Amazon bought Twitch, we got our first look at a Pokémon fighting game, and the classic ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Days of Wonder merges with Asmodee

The Asmodee Group is set to expand its reach in the U.S. after it recently acquired game publisher Days of Wonder Inc.The move, technically a merger, will place Days of Wonder under the Asmodee umbrella as a wholly owned subsidiary, according to Mark ... [Published Model Retailer - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 5 reports

EURAZEO : Asmode partners with Days of Wonder (pdf 103.36 kB)

Asmodee Contact: Marion Félix felix@cicommunication.com (33) 1 47 23 90 48US Days of Wonder Contact: Mark Kaufmann mark+press@daysofwonder.com1-650-941-5606European Days of Wonder Contact: Adrien Martinot adrien+presse@daysofwonder.com (33) 1 56 02 ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 26 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

BEA 2014: Wondering On: R.J. Palacio

The author reports that readers’ response to Mr. Browne’s penchant for precepts led to 365 Days of Wonder, which will have a 350,000-copy first printing. “I got such a tremendous amount of feedback from teachers, librarians, and parents, who really embraced ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

BEA 2014: Browsing the Booths, Chapter 1

Those arriving at the main entrance of Javits today will notice a large banner proclaiming, “Let’s Get Lost.” The meaning of that phrase will become apparent when they visit Harlequin Teen’s booth (3038), where a car shrink-wrapped with an image from ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Finally, a Bullying Story From the Bully's Point of View

My favorite children’s book of 2012 , Wonder, has a new companion: an e-book, out this week, called The Julian Chapter . In 86 pages, it tells the story of Wonder from the point of view of the bad kid in the book—the bully. The hero of Wonder, if ... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - May 13 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bologna 2014: Realism Reigns

"I’ve been coming [to Bologna] for 12 to 15 years, and I’ve never had as many European publishers asking for middle-grade," said Steven Chudney of the Chudney Agency. In terms of realistic YA fiction, one of Chudney’s major titles is Everything That Makes ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 26 2014]

Quotes

...They're quotes that are meant to inspire, motivate, and remind readers that human beings are capable of so much good. As Thomas Browne said, "the wonders we seek around us are already within us"
Read the book during September and attend complementary programming in October. On Oct. 9, R J Palacio presents "365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts. The event, which is being hosted by Northshire Bookstore, will be held at Manchester Elementary Middle School beginning at 4:30 p.m."
"I'm thrilled that such a successful publisher as Days of Wonder has decided to join Asmodee Group," said Stéphane Carville, Asmodee CEO. "By combining forces, we'll be able to further our great company project - providing great titles to the gaming community and developing the game market across all borders."
"I’ve been coming [to Bologna] for 12 to 15 years, and I’ve never had as many European publishers asking for middle-grade" said Steven Chudney of the Chudney Agency...

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RJ Palacio: I remember what it's like to feel i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
In Brief: September 11 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 11 2014]
Wonder author R.J. Palacio to visit R.J. Julia ... [Published ShoreLine Times - Sep 09 2014]
Asmodee buys Days of Wonder [Published Key 4 Communications - Sep 09 2014]
'Wonder' available at Mark Skinner [Published The Manchester Journal - Sep 04 2014]
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Amazon buys Twitch, P... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 29 2014]
Days of Wonder merges with Asmodee [Published Model Retailer - Aug 28 2014]
Days of Wonder acquired by Asmodee [Published Toys 'n' Playthings - Aug 27 2014]
Asmodee acquires Days of Wonder [Published Toyworld Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
EURAZEO : Asmode partners with Days of Wonder (... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 26 2014]
Board game publisher Asmodee acquires Days of W... [Published Toy News Online - Aug 26 2014]
France’s Asmodee Group acquires Ticket to Ride ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 25 2014]
Days of Wonder Merging With Asmodee [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 25 2014]
Days of Wonder Merging With Asmodee [Published Forbes.com - Aug 25 2014]
BEA 2014: Wondering On: R.J. Palacio [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
BEA 2014: Browsing the Booths, Chapter 1 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
Finally, a Bullying Story From the Bully's Poin... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - May 13 2014]
BEA 2014: Children’s Galleys to Grab [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 26 2014]
Bologna 2014: Realism Reigns [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 26 2014]
Fall 2014 Children's Sneak Previews [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 22 2014]
Random House Announces New R.J. Palacio Acquisi... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 13 2014]
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My favorite children’s book of 2012 , Wonder, has a new companion: an e-book, out this week, called The Julian Chapter . In 86 pages, it tells the story of Wonder from the point of view of the bad kid in the book—the bully. The hero of Wonder, if ...
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