Anyone who knows books knows Scholastic. They are a company that has been around for as long as I can remember; over 90 years to be exact.
Founded in 1920 by M.R. “Robbie” Robinson, the father of the current Chairman and CEO, Richard Robinson, today, Scholastic has over $2 billion in revenues and is a global leader in children’s brands and distribution, with more than 9,500 employees worldwide. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children’s books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, feature film, videos and toys. Scholastic distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs, school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries and television networks; and Scholastic.com.
As a kid, we had Scholastic book fairs at school all of the time. How I looked forward to those book fairs, hoping I would be able to pick out a few books. I knew there would always be great books being offered.
I was very happy when Scholastic agreed to sponsor us for “A Birthday Event: For the Boys!” I couldn’t wait to pick a book I knew both Logan, and other boys his age, would love! Wow, was that tough! Scholastic has such an amazing selection of books, I had a hard time picking just one!
Knowing how much Logan- and boys his age- love Star Wars, I finally decided we had to review “Star Wars- A Pop-Up Guide to the Galaxy” , (a 30th anniversary commemorative edition!) by Matthew Reinhart.
One word: Wow. This book is chock-full of Star Wars information, including multiple super cool pop-ups on every page. In depth, detailed information about ships, characters and creatures of Star Wars (to name a few) accompany pop-ups. On one page featuring Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, there are even working Lightsabers!!