Egmont is to publish a series of books based on the mobile game series Temple Run after signing a licensing deal with Imangi.
Under the terms of the deal, which was brokered by Lisle International Licensing, Egmont UK, Egmont USA and Hardie Grant Egmont (Australia) will launch a publishing programme this year, starting with two titles in a fiction series.
The series, Run for Your Life, is aimed at readers aged seven and over and features the jungle explorers Guy Dangerous and Scarlett Fox, characters from the game. All three territories will publish the first two titles in the series, Jungle Trek and Doom Lagoon, by Chase Wilder, on 31st July.
Another two titles will follow in November in the UK and in 2015 in the US and Australia.
Egmont is also creating an activity book, shaped and sized like a tablet device, with activities, puzzles, facts and stickers. Temple Run Downloaded will also go on sale 31st July.