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Egmont reveals Minecraft book covers

Published on: 29th August 2013

Egmont has revealed the book covers in advance of its launch for Minecraft in a video trailer.minecraft300

The Minecraft Beginners Handbook and The Minecraft Annual will launch on the 10th October, followed by The Redstone Handbook in December. The specialist children’s publisher acquired global (excluding USA) publishing rights for the BAFTA award-winning gaming brand in November last year.

You can watch the video trailer below:

Sarah Bates, publishing and marketing director, Egmont Publishing Group, said: “We are extremely proud of our first Minecraft books – we’ve aimed to make them look as similar to that of the books in the game so fans will be familiar with this design style. We think they look and feel fantastic. With hardback covers, gold foiling, embossing and a paperstock that you could build a house from, we’re extremely excited about the fan reaction in October.”

Lydia Winters from Mojang added: “It’s exciting to know our community will have some incredible books to take their adventures with Minecraft outside of the digital realm. We’re proud that we can give children a renewed sense of passion about reading through their love of our game.”

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