Random House publishes children's e-book

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- New York's Random House Children's Books said Tuesday it has published its first exclusive e-book original.

"The Death of Joan of Arc: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel" by Michael Scott is a short story available exclusively in digital format. It is the newest addition to Scott's series "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel," which has sold more than 1 million copies to date in North America.


"With the exception of the two teen characters, Michael Scott's series is based entirely on individuals transplanted from history, mythology, folklore and legend," Beverly Horowitz, Delacorte publisher, said in a statement. "Michael's new e-book original is certain to entertain fans and satisfy them as they wait until the publication of the next book in the six-part series, 'The Warlock.'"

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