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Kindle to develop TV series based on The Famous Five

UK-based indie production house Kindle Entertainment has entered into a co-production deal with Enid Blyton estate owners Hachette UK to produce a TV series based on Blyton’s bestselling classic children’s book series The Famous Five. Under the agreement, Kindle will be pitching the TV series to broadcasters and distributors in the hopes of securing production funding.

Hotel replaces printed Bibles with Kindles

Last year, Gideons International distributed more than 84 million printed copies of the Bible around the world to students, hospitals, members of the military and, of course, hotels, where they are a ubiquitous sight in bedside tables. Starting this month, however, the InterContinental Hotels Group is modernizing that mission at one of its hotels, replacing…