is the largest publisher of licensed children’s sports books in America. Based in Herndon, Virginia
, just outside of Washington, D.C.
, Mascot Books creates children’s books for professional teams, colleges, and even elementary schools. Started in 2003 by Aimee Aryal and her husband Naren, Mascot Books has over 100 titles from teams and schools all over the country. Aimee created Mascot Books after she was unable to find a book about her alma mater's
mascot, the Virginia Tech HokieBird
. Since writing Hello, Hokie Bird!
in 2003, Aimee has written over 100 books and has more coming out every year. Aryal does not write all the books; some of the most well known figures in sports have written Mascot Books including Yogi Berra
, Jerry Remy
, and Rusty Staub