ACK Media, the company that owns the mythological content business Amar Chitra Katha, along with other children focussed ventures has launched a new series of activity books called Bright Start books for the age group of 2-6 years of age. The company said that these books will offer various types of activities like copy colouring, jigsaw puzzles, mazes and dot-to-dot, among others and will be priced at Rs 55 each. Founded in 2007, ACK has a catalogue of over 500 print and 100 digital products, and 25 proprietary characters. It currently has brands like 'Amar Chitra Katha', which claims to have around 400 comic titles which have apparently sold more than 90 million copies titles, a children’s magazine 'Tinkle', which claims to have a circulation of more than 225,000 per month and Karadi Tales which claims to have 45 titles in children’s audiobooks, over 25 titles in home video and 10 audio biographies. ACK Media Timeline September 2008: ACK Media launched a website for its proprietary characters and brands called AmarChitraKatha.com April 2009: ACK Media had tied up with Synqua Games, a mobile game studio based in Mumbai to develop and distribute mobile games on characters like Arjuna, Bheema, Suppandi and Shikari Shambu among others. This partnership was inked after tying up with Vodafone for audio books, illustrated comics, ringtones and wallpapers. June 2009: ACK Media partnered with an US based firm iRemedi to put up 15 of its titles including Panchatantra Moral Stories, Mirabai, Ganesha, Buddha, Krishna, The Gita and Rama on Apple's iTunes store. August 2009: ACK Media entered into a content partnership with Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System to produce two animated films and a series on…
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