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Caillou and Richard Scarry's Busytown Mobile Gaming Apps Featured by iTunes!(January 05, 2012)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- Cookie Jar Entertainment, a global leader in children and family entertainment, and Night and Day Studios are thrilled to announce that their recently-released mobile educational-gaming apps, Caillou's World and Richard Scarry's Busytown, have been listed in the iTunes end-of-the-year Best Kids Apps roundup.
Mobile gaming apps, Caillou's World and Richard Scarry's Busytown, are featured in the new Apps for Kids section, as a special promotion for the holidays. This selection is reserved for apps that Apple's editorial team find particularly relevant to this specific genre. They've determined that these are great edu-game apps for kids from the perspective of education, entertainment and high quality creative. Caillou's World and Richard Scarry's Busytown can be found in the Letters & Words category of this feature for iPad.
"We are thrilled that our team's creative vision paired with their dedication to quality products for families has paid off in downloads as well as recognition from Apple," said Erin Rackelman, co-founder and Chief of Business Development at Night and Day Studios. "We are hard at work at even more ambitious projects to unveil in Q1 of 2012."
"Caillou and Richard Scarry's Busytown are top brands that consumers love," said Cookie Jar's President and COO, Toper Taylor. "We've leveraged the enormous success of our popular TV series, Caillou, which is a long-running favorite on PBS and the #1 show on Sprout among Kids 2-5, into a top mobile educational gaming app. We've done the same thing with our Richard Scarry's Busytown brand which is inspired by the classic Richard Scarry picture books and our popular TV series, Busytown Mysteries, the #1 Saturday morning network TV series among Kids 2-5."
About Cookie Jar Group
The Cookie Jar Group of Companies is one of the world's leading independent entertainment and consumer products companies with offices around the globe. Cookie Jar Entertainment is a leader in the creation, production and marketing of animated and live-action programming. Its library of nearly 6,000 half-hour episodes of television features some of the world's most recognizable series including Caillou, Inspector Gadget, The Doodlebops and Johnny Test. The company controls Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS, and has a one-third interest in international children's television channel KidsCo. Cookie Jar Entertainment's Jaroo.com is the premiere web video destination for kids with the largest independent selection of full-length children's TV series and movies online. Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG) Cookie Jar's full-service international licensing agency, represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands such as Strawberry Shortcake, Richard Scarry's Busytown, St. Andrews Links, and Skelanimals. For more information, please visit www.cjar.com.
About Night and Day Studios
Night & Day Studios develops arts, education, and entertainment apps. We have created 45 iPhone and Android applications including Peekaboo Barn, the award-winning kids' game played over 18 million times and featured by Apple and the NYTimes.
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