squirrelCandlewick Entertainment acquired the rights to release a series of children’s books based on Educational Insight‘s game, The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel. This marks the debut of a licensing program for Educational Insights.

Joan Powers, the group editorial director for Candlewick, acquired the rights from Lisa Guili at Educational Insights. The first title in the series is The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel, a lift-the-flap board book to be released in September. Lucia Gaggiotti, the same artist who illustrated the original card game, will illustrate the book.