The Giddy Gander Company has granted exclusive publishing rights for The Wumblers book series to Mackinac Island Press (Traverse City, Michigan).
An entire line of board, picture, activity, and sound books is scheduled to launch Holiday 2009. Both English and Spanish versions will be created.
In addition, exclusive rights for calendars, giftware, party supplies, and greeting cards have also been granted to Mackinac Island Press.
"We are excited to be publishing the Wumbler book line. The success of its top rated television show on TBN, Sorpresa! and other networks, and how they've been building the entire brand provides a tremendous publishing opportunity. The books will not only teach children great lessons that will last a lifetime, children will love them because they are fun and colorful and capture their imaginations. We are excited because Wumblers is not only a great brand, but a it has a great group of people behind them who are completely committed to the mission of sharing Wumblers and their great messages with children around the world.." --Anne Lewis, Publisher, Mackinac Island Press.
Laura J. Wellington, creator of The Wumblers brand and CEO of The Giddy Gander Company, remarks, "Partnering with Mackinac Island Press was an obvious choice. Both companies share the same strong and public commitment to making the world a better place for ALL children. In teaming the two companies together, we will now be doing this as a united front."