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RPI Selected by little BLUEPRINT™ to Deliver Personalized Books for Children Reaching Milestones and Meeting Challenges

“Little BLUEPRINT is a great example of the growing market for innovative personalized products.”

SEATTLE (December 23, 2013) — RPI, a leader in make-on-demand, private-label personalized photo books, greeting cards and stationery products for mass and specialty retailers, today announced that it has been selected by little BLUEPRINT™ (www.littleblueprint.com) as the exclusive partner for delivering their customizable books designed to help children manage life’s challenges and milestones.

“little BLUEPRINT is a great example of the growing market for innovative personalized products,” said Rick Bellamy, CEO at RPI. “RPI offers the customizable platform, state-of-the art printing, technical expertise, and fulfillment capabilities to help companies like little BLUEPRINT harness the power of web-to-print to meet consumers’ unique needs.”

little BLUEPRINT books employ practical, effective, and scientifically-based approaches to help children from toddlers to teens navigate challenges and celebrate milestones such as bedtime routines, holiday celebrations, safety concerns, death and divorce. Through storytelling, little BLUEPRINT™ provides expert-endorsed scripts which prompt questions and allow parents and kids to add their own prose, photos and illustrations to develop and personalize a plan for confidently meeting the issue at hand.

“The little BLUEPRINT approach is based on scientific research and the experience of thousands of moms. Autobiographical storytelling, which connects the left and right sides of the brain, is a proven way to help children use their reasoning and emotions to thrive through anything they encounter in life,” said, Katherine Eskovitz, founder and CEO of little BLUEPRINT. “We are excited to be working with RPI whose expertise and global presence will help make little BLUEPRINT a standard in children’s libraries.”

About little BLUEPRINT™

little BLUEPRINT was founded by Katherine Eskovitz, a Yale Law School graduate, attorney and writer turned momtrepreneur to address a gap in the market: personalized guides for children on universal, real-life situations. With renowned advisory board members, Dr. Dan Siegel and Dr. Nina Shapiro, and a team of experts, Have a Plan Books do the research and writing so parents can give children a personalized, age-appropriate, and relatable vehicle for kids to explore and address their feelings while gaining lifelong skills of confidence, flexibility and security.

About RPI

RPI is a leading make-on-demand producer of corporate collateral, private label personalized photo books, greeting cards and stationery products for mass and specialty retailers. The Seattle-based company, founded in 1979, has additional production facilities in Atlanta and in Eindhoven, NL.

RPI’s blue-chip retail and online publishing customers rely on its consistent, reliable execution, creative design services and state-of-the-art manufacturing for the rapid delivery of innovative products utilizing consumer-generated content. RPI has one of the largest digital printing facilities on the West Coast for both HP Indigo and Xerox Igen technology and has been listed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies for the past five years. For information, please visit www.rpiprint.com.


Media contact:

Bob Silver

Silver Strategic Communications for RPI, Inc.




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