Caillou was born in 1989, through the combined efforts of Christine L’Heureux, initiator of the project and author of the texts, and Hélène Desputeaux, the first illustrator of these books.
A quarter of a century later, Caillou has grown to become a preschool phenomenon, loved by kids the world over. The books are published in more than fifty countries and in twenty languages. The series premiered on in 1997 and airs weekdays in the U.S on PBS KIDS and is also #1 on the 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout. Caillou is broadcast in more than 100 countries: Germany (Super RTL), Turkey (Samanyolu), Spain (RTVE), Israel (HOP), Latin America (Discovery Kids), etc. On September 2014, it has begun airing in Canada in French on ICI Radio-Canada Télé.
Fans are encouraged to sign up for the Caillou Ultimate sweepstakes on Facebook for a chance to win great Caillou products and to learn more about the ongoing promotions in Caillou’s 25th Anniversary year. Please visit www.facebook.com/CaillouOfficial
New Caillou product for the 25th year includes featured items corresponding with a celebratory “Can Do with Caillou” campaign highlighting the essence of the brand.
Caillou’s Family Favorites DVD and Book (PBS Distribution, in stores now)
Caillou’s Holiday Movie (NCircle, in stores now)
Caillou’s 25th Anniversary Treasury Album (Chouette Publishing, in stores now)
Caillou Talking Doll and Jet Plane (Imports Dragon, in stores now)
For more information on where to buy product please visit the Caillou shop.