TODAY   |  December 12, 2012

Little, Brown donates 230,000 books to toy drive

Megan Tingley, senior vice president and publisher of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, announces the company will be donating 230,000 children’s books to the TODAY toy drive, including Lemony Snicket’s latest title.

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>> 19th annual toy drive rolling along. senior vice president and publisher at little brown books for young readers, megan , good morning.

>> good morning.

>> so grateful for your contribution. what are you bringing today?

>> we'll be donating over 50,000 books today, our biggest donation yet. one of the ones we're giving that we're excited about is this book, lemony snicketts, who could that be at this hour? he's back.

>> such good gifts especially to the kids who are just learning how to read.

>> we like to remind people, you have to have some books in your home. some needy children only have books at school or library. you have to have books in your home. and this is a great one.

>> we should point out we have megan to thank for the twilight series .

>> the birth of the supernatural teen romance genre.

>> a whole section at all bookstores. e emg.

>> megan , thank you so much. good to see you.