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Pete the Cat and Fancy Nancy Join the #1 Personalized Books Site in the U.S.

Put Me In The Story™ Launches New Personalized Books from HarperCollins

Naperville, IL, June 27, 2016—Put Me In The Story™, the #1 personalized books site in the United States, is partnering with HarperCollins Children’s Books to create engaging personalized books starring beloved characters Pete the Cat and Fancy Nancy.

Pete the Cat Joins Put Me In The Story“We are thrilled to have HarperCollins as a new partner at Put Me In The Story,” said Dominique Raccah, CEO and publisher of Sourcebooks, Inc., which created Put Me In The Story. “And we are incredibly excited to have kids form even stronger relationships with these books and characters they love so much.”

Pete the Cat became a household name with the hit success of PETE THE CAT: I LOVE MY WHITE SHOES in 2010 and has been entertaining young readers across the country ever since! The PETE THE CAT series has sold more than 11 million copies, has been translated into 15 different languages, and has spent more than 200 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list.

In 2005, young readers from coast to coast discovered Fancy Nancy and made this tiara-wearing, fancy word-loving picture book character a household name. To date, the series has sold more than 30 million copies, has been translated into 17 languages, and has spent more than 325 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

Fancy Nancy Joins Put Me In The StoryPete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses is available on Put Me In The Story ($29.99; hardcover). With personalization throughout the story, children will have a blast finding all the places their name is mentioned in the text and slipped into the illustrations! The bright children’s book allows you to add a child’s name, photo, and dedication message.

Also joining Put Me In The Story is Jane O’Conner and Robin Preiss Glasser’s très chic Fancy Nancy Tea Parties ($29.99, hardcover). Fancy Nancy teaches a very special little one how to host the fanciest of tea parties. The story includes craft ideas for decorations, easy recipes for tea treats and refreshments – “a fancy word for drinks” – and fun games for the best tea party. Personalized with the child’s name throughout the book, plus a photo and special dedication message, Fancy Nancy Tea Parties is a fabulous book for the fanciest of children!


About Put Me In The Story

Put Me In The Story, the #1 personalized books site in the U.S., creates personalized versions of many bestselling books and books where you star alongside favorite characters. Put Me In The Story personalized books capture moments that matter and memories that last for readers of all ages. Put Me In The Story inspires a love for reading, across all ages and generations, through the experience of shared, personalized stories. Share your story at

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About Harper Collins.

HarperCollins Children's Books is one of the leading publishers of children's and teen books. Respected worldwide for its tradition of publishing quality, award-winning books for young readers, HarperCollins is home to many timeless treasures and bestsellers, such as Charlotte's Web, Goodnight Moon, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Where the Wild Things Are, and The Graveyard Book and series including The Chronicles of Narnia, Ramona, Warriors, Pete the Cat, Fancy Nancy, Divergent, and The Selection.

Consistently at the forefront of digital innovation, HarperCollins Children's Books delights readers through engaging storytelling in all formats, including ebooks and apps. HarperCollins Children's Books is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, which is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, has operations in 18 countries, and is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV). You can visit HarperCollins Children's Books at and and HarperCollins Publishers at


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