Barnes & Noble Unveils Top Educational Toy & Games List for the 2016 Holiday Season

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest retail
bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products, today released its top educational toys and games
list for the 2016 holiday season (www.bn.com/topholidaytoyslist).
Barnes & Noble has all the hottest, must-have, high-quality toys and
games of the season, along with a best in class educational toys and
games selection arranged by age and interest, making it an unmatched
resource for gifts to help children learn and grow.

“At Barnes & Noble, we know what toys and games are at the top of every
child’s wish list, and that’s why we are delighted to be featuring the
hottest toys of the season. We also recognize that play is not only fun
but an essential part of a child’s development,” said Kathleen
Campisano, Vice President, Toys & Games. “That is why we have created an
expansive, curated selection of educational toys and games, reaching a
broad range of ages, interests and play patterns.”

For the 2016 holiday season, Barnes & Noble recommends the following Top
Toys of the Season from its leading selection:

Ages 0-2

Ages 3-5

Ages 6-8

Ages 9-12

Ages 13 and up

These toys, along with many other great gift ideas, can be found in the
Barnes & Noble 2016 Holiday Gift Guide online at bn.com/holiday
and at Barnes & Noble stores across the country.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s
largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital
media and educational products. The Company operates 638 Barnes & Noble
bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,
BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and
eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features
more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™
available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.

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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior
Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan
McNamara, 212-633-3379
Senior Director
Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com