PARIS, France — Fleurus Presse has partnered with National Geographic to launch the local-language edition of National Geographic Kids magazine in France. The newest edition of National Geographic Kids magazine debuts with the April 2017 issue, launching on March 29. The magazine will be available monthly on newsstands and by subscription.
Aimed at children ages 6 to 14, National Geographic Kids magazine is a photo-driven publication that inspires young adventurers to explore the world around them. Each month, the magazine features colorful stories about animals, people and places, interspersed with fun puzzles, comics, facts and figures. It also includes the popular departments “Weird But True,” “Wild Vacation” and “Amazing Animals.”
Readers will find articles about animals and nature, intriguing facts, comics, games and other news. Young animal- and science-enthusiasts will set off on the adventures of National Geographic explorers, among them extreme photographers, archaeologists and biologists.
“We’re looking forward to working with Fleurus Presse to introduce the National Geographic brand to kids in France,” said Yulia Boyle, senior vice president, international media for National Geographic. “Our goal with National Geographic Kids magazine is to inspire kids to learn more about the world, people and cultures through visually rich, interactive, educational and highly entertaining content, full of incredible stories. In doing so, we hope to create the next generation of thoughtful and responsible global citizens and explorers who believe in the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world and make it a better place for all people.”
“We are very excited to launch one of the most loved children’s magazine in France and bring the National Geographic world to the entire family. Thanks to its unique positioning in France, National Geographic Kids magazine will ignite children’s questioning and fascination with nature, animals and the world through reading,” said Olivier Bramly, general manager of Fox Networks Group, France.
The magazine will have all that a curious and adventurous young mind needs to discover the world. “Through National Geographic Kids magazine, Fleurus Press wants to give the opportunity to children to understand the world” says Emmaunel Mounier, CEO of Fleurus Presse and Unique Heritage. “We are really proud to launch National Geographic Kids magazine in France: This new magazine and Fleurus Presse share the same values and both are passionate about creating qualitative and entertaining products.”
The price for the magazine on newsstands is 5,50€. Subscription costs are:
– 54€ for 11 months (4,50€ per month)- 57€ for 12 months (4,75€ per month) = 11 magazines + 1 special issue
National Geographic Kids launched in the United States in 1975 as National Geographic World magazine. The French edition of National Geographic is the 19th local-language edition of the magazine. Other local-language editions are available in Australia/New Zealand, Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa (Afrikaans and English), Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom. National Geographic Kids has a worldwide circulation of approximately 1.4 million.
About National Geographic Partners LLC
National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 129 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching over 730 million people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education. For more information visit natgeotv.com or nationalgeographic.com, or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
About Fleurus Presse
As a children’s media publisher, Fleurus Presse offers quality magazines for all ages and for the whole family. Founded in 1929 with the publication of the first issue of Cœurs Vaillants, Fleurus Presse is also known for its children’s weeklies, Fripounet and Perlin. For nearly 90 years, Fleurus Presse has constantly expanded its offerings, and today serves as a major publisher for children.
National Geographic Kids will add to the range of Fleurus Presse magazines, which already is comprised of 15 titles: Papoum, Abricot, Pirouette, Mille et une histoires, Je lis déjà, Quelle Histoire magazine, Histoires vraies, Les P’tites filles à la Vanille, Les P’tites Princesses, Les P’tites sorcières, Le Monde des ados, Tout comprendre, Comment ça marche and its encyclopedic quarterly Tout le Savoir, and Réponse à tout! and its various quarterly supplements.