Doctor Who will celebrate it’s 50th anniversary with a year long party – can we join in?
On the 23rd of November 2013, Doctor Who will celebrate it’s 50th anniversary, the show is the longest running sci-fi TV Show in the world, so you can tell this is going to be one heck of a party.
To kick off the celebrations, Puffin – in partnership with the BBC Worldwide is to publish an exclusive series of eleven short eBooks stories base don each of the eleven Doctors. These will be priced at around £1.99 and released on the 23rd of each month starting January.
Bringing together some of the most exciting names in children’s fiction, the authors will each bring their own interpretation of the Doctors they have chosen to write about.
Author of the first ebook Eoin Colfer said: : “As a boy I had been reading the Doctor Who books for years before I ever saw a single episode and I found that the on-screen version of the First Doctor was almost identical to the version in my imagination.”
The author of the eshorts will be unveiled over on the official BBC Worldwide Doctor Who Facebook page on the first Tuesday of each month.
A promotional video featuring the author will be released on the 11th of each month on the BBC Worldwide Doctor Who YouTube channel.
Don’t worry if you miss one book as we are pretty sure you can jump into the tardess and head back in time to download again.