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National Geographic Releases First Fiction Book Trailer

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A longtime leader in the children's nonfiction world, National
Geographic Kids
has released the book
trailer
for their highly-anticipated new fiction book series: Explorer
Academy
.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180807005745/en/

(Photo: National Geographic)

(Photo: National Geographic)

Hailed "a fun, exciting and action-packed ride that kids will love," by
J.J. Abrams and praised by James Cameron for "inspir[ing] the next
generation of curious kids to go out into our world and discover
something unexpected," the book also marks the first release under Nat
Geo Kids' new banner Under the Stars.

Inspired by the real adventures and exploration of the National
Geographic Society, Explorer
Academy: The Nebula Secret
(on sale Sept. 4,
2018) is Nat Geo's first-ever fact-based fiction title and the first in
a seven-book middle-grade series. It is also Nat Geo Kids' first
transmedia franchise that includes companion publishing, online
interactive elements and family entertainment centers.

Early reviews have said, "This series opener from a new imprint of
National Geographic is a fully packed high-tech adventure that offers
both cool, educational facts about the planet and a diverse cast of fun
characters," (Kirkus) and "Sure to appeal to kids who love code
cracking and mysteries with cutting-edge technology" (Booklist).

Kid reviewers have been vocal about their praise for the book as well,
commenting, "This book dragged me in, and I could not wait to finish it
from the moment I started reading!" and "This is fantastic…please write
more of these books!" Miriam, age 10, recently shared, "This was the
best book I have ever read...I felt like I was exploring with them!"

The trailer release kicks off a global Explorer Academy launch
this Fall, which will include a video series, nation-wide author tour
with Nat Geo Explorers, interactive puzzle-filled website, expedition
sweepstakes, kid ambassador program and more.

Take a first peek at Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret here.

For more information about Explorer Academy, visit: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explorer-academy/.

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