Parents Can Upload Video Recordings of Their Children Sharing
Their Enthusiasm for Harry Potter; Selected Kids Become Amazon Kid
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2007--
Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) (www.amazon.com) today announced it is
seeking enthusiastic, energetic young Muggles under the age of 18 to
be video recorded sharing their excitement for the epic series and
championing their favorite Harry Potter character. Ten entrants will
be selected as "Amazon Kid Correspondents," and will serve as
Amazon.com's Harry Potter aficionados in media interviews and on the
Amazon.com Web site leading up to the much-anticipated July 21 release
of "Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows."
Selected video submissions will be shown on the Amazon.com Web
site for customers to enjoy. The deadline for submissions is 11:59
p.m. PDT on Friday, June 1, 2007; or when 1,000 eligible entries have
been received, whichever comes first.
For more information on the Harry Potter Kid Correspondent Quest
and for detailed Quest rules, visit www.amazon.com/kidcorrespondent.
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