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June 12, 2003

RIC to Publish Children's Bestsellers

RIC Publications-Asia announced the purchase of world English language rights from Fukuinkan Shoten, one of the most prestigious children's publishers in Japan. RIC purchased 8 titles with a total sales history of 9 million copies. RIC President John Moore said, "These titles will be coming out in English for the first time to the delight of parents and educators throughout Japan." Titles include Miki's First Errand, Amy and Ken, Groompa's Kindergarten and Elphee's Walk, all hard cover books and available with an audio CD for the first time. "The initial response to this news amongst the trade has been fabulous, and RIC is extremely proud to be releasing these titles from September," added Moore. For more information, contact RIC at

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