Scholastic to publish Suzy's Zoo books

NEW YORK — Greeting card property Little Suzy's Zoo is coming to children's bookshelves courtesy of Scholastic.

Under its deal with creator Suzy Spafford, Scholastic will offer three titles this fall along with the first five Little Suzy's Zoo books originally released by Lyrick Studios earlier this year.

Created by Suzy Spafford as a greeting card and stationery line more than 30 years ago, Little Suzy's Zoo features a cast of warm and fuzzy characters such as Witzy the baby duck and Patches the Giraffe. Today, the property's ancillary products include plush and pull toys from Prestige and childrenswear and infant products from several manufacturers.

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