Agreements for Dora the Explorer and Spongebob Squarepants secured for Kindle Fire and Nook HD.

Nickelodeon Global Publishing inks major e-book deals

Nickelodeon Global Publishing has launched a number of Dora the Explorer and Spongebob Squarepants e-books into international markets.

Deals have been secured for Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets and apps, as well as Barnes & Noble’s Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets.

Under the international Amazon deal, there are 21 English language titles available across the firm’s websites, and ten German language titles.

Dozens more titles and language versions are slated for release through 2013 and will include content from across Nickelodeon’s property portfolio.

The Barnes & Noble deal has also launched to bring all 21 Dora and Spongebob Squarepants titles to Nook customers in the UK. This includes three exclusive Nook Kids Read and Play versions, featuring audio and interactive elements.

In addition, Nickelodeon Global Publishing will also be expanding its distribution across other platforms and retail outlets.

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