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    Former Disney, Baby Einstein Execs Introduce Children To Global Wonders

    March 28, 2008

    Bringing children "a wonderful world of cultural discoveries," the award-winning former executive producer of Disney's BABY EINSTEIN and former vice president of Disney Interactive Studio's -- Learning is launching Global Wonders.

    Global Wonders is a new children's multicultural education and entertainment brand to introduce children to the customs, music, languages and lifestyles of friends next door and around the world.

    Global Wonders was created by Rashmi Turner, a working mother and former executive at The Walt Disney Company who previously led marketing, communications, and educational productions for The Baby Einstein Company.

    As the executive in charge of production and executive producer of more than 16 award-winning BABY EINSTEIN titles, Turner is credited as one of the top three producers of infant DVD content worldwide.

    The goal of the new Global Wonders brand is to inspire children to learn more about themselves and others while empowering them with self-confidence, social skills, and a greater understanding and enriched appreciation of today's global society.

    The Global Wonders creative team includes writer Sindy McKay, a two-time Emmy winner including 2006 Outstanding Animated Program for her work on JAKERS!, and whose work includes CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG; character designer and art director Ed Wexler, a 20-year veteran of Disney animation (LITTLE EINSTEINS, MY FRIENDS TIGGER AND POOH); and music composer, Jim Latham, also an Emmy winner whose work includes original songs, themes and underscore for children's programming (JOJO'S CIRCUS, DRAGON TALES, DISNEY PRINCESS: A CHRISTMAS OF ENCHANTMENT).
    "If you don't know how to draw, you don't belong in this building" - John Lasseter 2006

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