Press Release

Funbrain Games and Activities Featured on Applebee's Kids Menu

Learning-Based Games, Puzzles, Coloring Fun Available on Applebee's Family Activity Book, May 7 Through July 1

BOSTON - May 2, 2012 - This summer, kids will find great fun along with great food with the games and activities from Funbrain featured on the kids menu when they visit the Applebee'sŪ Restaurant in their neighborhood. The Applebee's Family Activity Book will include word games, fun facts, coloring activities and more from the popular website for kids in Applebee's participating restaurants nationwide from May 7 through July 1.

The original home of the bestselling "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney, Funbrain is a fun and safe website with learning-based games for kids ages 3-11. Kids will find engaging games such as Sudoku, Crack the Code, Word Search and Connect the Dots as well as much-loved characters and illustrations from the website in the free Applebee's Family Activity Book.

"Family time at Applebee's will be even more fun this summer as family members of all ages challenge themselves to complete Funbrain puzzles, word games and fun fact activities in the Applebee's Family Activity Book," said Jess M. Brallier, publisher, Funbrain.

Both online reading and math games are included on Funbrain. The site's Math Arcade features 25 engaging online math games, which test both arcade skills and math knowledge. Funbrain's Reading Arcade is jam-packed with reading games and books that will help learners of every age and interest level build their literacy skills. Games such as "Grammar Gorillas" and "Word Confusion" give them the chance to have some fun while learning.

Funbrain also features great games and activities for the youngest of learners in The Moms' & Kids' Playground. When kids ages 2-6 and their parents visit the Playground, they will discover unique, colorful characters and exciting games for young learners. The simple, mouse-driven, safe, educational online games foster hand-eye coordination and visual acuity as well as reinforce important concepts, such as counting. The brightly colored characters featured in each online game are engaging, and their antics are sure to make little ones giggle as they build important skills, learn new concepts and, best of all, share time with a parent.

About Funbrain

Funbrain, created for kids age preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading and literacy. Since 1997, kids, teachers, librarians and parents have enthusiastically turned to Funbrain for its free educational games, online books and comics. Teachers, librarians and parents can trust Funbrain to provide a fun and safe gaming environment that bridges learning and entertainment.

Funbrain is published by Family Education Network, a part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the world's largest integrated education company. Pearson's other primary operations include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

For more information, press only:

Lisa Wolfe, L. Wolfe Communications, 773-227-1049, lwolfe@lwolfe.com

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