Maitland, FL (Vocus) June 30, 2009 –
To celebrate the upcoming release of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Advance Publishers, a leading children’s publishing house with licensing rights from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is proud to announce the limited edition release of a set of 7 collectible Harry Potter postcard sets with figurines.
These highly collectible sets are based on some of the most popular characters from the series: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Albus Dumbledore, Rubeus Hagrid, Lord Voldemort and Dobby. Each numbered set (1 through 7) of 15 postcards with photographs featuring the character from the Harry Potter movies comes with its own figurine.
“We continue to strive to deliver innovative products into the marketplace that will resonate with and excite our customers,” said Len Habas, president and CEO at Advance Publishers. “We are thrilled to be releasing such a unique and highly collectible Harry Potter series in time for the new movie launch in July, and anticipate a great response from parents, children, collectors and other fans adding this series to their existing Harry Potter collections”.
The collectible sets are available beginning July 1 in select super markets including Publix Super Markets, BI-LO, Hy-Vee, Meijer, Strack & Van Til, Giant Food, Scolari’s Food and Drug Company and Big Y Foods. Find them on display in high impact Harry Potter floor displays holding 48 units per store.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About Advance Publishers, L.C.
Advance Publishers, L.C., is based in Maitland, Florida just outside of Orlando and has been in the publishing and children’s book industry for over 50 years. Advance Publishers develops and markets children’s continuity books and other promotional book programs and enjoys brand licenses with leading global entertainment companies such as Disney, Warner Bros. and Nickelodeon. Selling primarily to the food class of trade in North America, Advance Publishers is the undisputed leader in children’s book continuity publishing.
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR (s09)