Epic! and National Geographic Kids Announce Expanded Multi-Year Partnership
Epic!, the world’s leading digital library for kids, and National Geographic Kids today announced an agreement to bring an additional 125 National Geographic books and 24 videos to Epic!’s award-winning digital library. Beginning immediately, more than 400 titles from Nat Geo Kids can now be enjoyed by Epic! subscribers as part of their regular monthly subscription.
New titles coming to Epic! feature educational, high-interest titles including Ultimate Weird But True, Space Encyclopedia, Ultimate Bugopedia, and National Geographic Readers Helen Keller and Frederick Douglass. Also included is Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret, the first book in the exciting new fact-based fiction series by National Geographic. Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret is being made available to Epic! exclusively as the only subscription service to offer this highly-anticipated title.
“Kids on Epic! love the content from Nat Geo Kids already offered on Epic!, from biographical non-fiction titles like Martin Luther King Jr. to Titanic and the ever-popular Weird But True series,” says Kevin Donahue, Co-Founder of Epic!. “We are thrilled to offer our readers an expanded collection of high-quality content from Nat Geo Kids, including the much-anticipated Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret. This incredible selection of new titles helps in our mission to encourage kids to discover and explore their personal interests, fostering a love of reading and self-directed learning.”
Launched in January 2014, Epic! has become the world’s leading digital library for kids. Reaching millions of kids who enjoy unlimited access to more than 25,000 curated, high-quality books and videos, Epic! encourages kids to explore their interests and learn in a fun, safe, kid-friendly environment.
“We’re delighted to make these titles available to young readers as part of Epic!’s library, helping empower kids on Epic! to learn about the world and how it works,” said Rachel Graham, Senior Director of Digital Book Publishing at National Geographic. “We’re particularly excited to bring Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret to Epic! readers. This is the first title in a new seven-book, middle-grade series inspired by the real adventures and fieldwork of National Geographic explorers. Epic! and National Geographic Kids are aligned in their missions of encouraging kids to read and learn about the world around them, and we’re thrilled to make an impact through this partnership.”
Epic!’s library includes an unparalleled selection of titles, including award-winning fiction, learning videos, graphic novels, readalong books, and nonfiction titles covering thousands of topics. More than 400 million books have been read on Epic! since launch, with tens of millions of books read per month on the platform.