|This article is written from a Real World point of view.|
Some small changes will be made to the text to update them, but all major storylines, plots and characters will remain unchanged.
Unfortunately, due to low sales, the re-release was cancelled following book 8. While books 1-7 were released in paperback with a lenticular card on the cover, Book 8 was only released as an e-book.
Differences between the Relaunch books and the original booksEdit
- While almost all of the numbered books of the original publication featured a five step morph on the cover with inside covers featuring the animals in its environment, the re-release had only one cover.
- A square lenticular card was included on each re-release book cover.
- The re-release books had no flipbook on the bottom right corner of the pages.
- Many small changes were made to the text fix KASUs as well as to update some of the technological and cultural references for a more modern audience.
- Only the first seven books (and the eighth online-only) were published during the relaunch.
- The original cover of The Visitor featured a grey cat, which was inaccurate to the description of Fluffer McKitty, who is described as a black and white cat. The cat on the relaunch cover more closely matches this original description.
Books Published as Part of the RelaunchEdit
- In the US, Books 1-7 were published in paperback as well as e-book formats, while Book 8 was published solely as an e-book.
- Book #1 The Invasion - released May 2011 
- Book #2 The Visitor - released May 2011
- Book #3 The Encounter - released July 2011
- Book #4 The Message - released September 2011
- Book #5 The Predator - released December 2011
- Book #6 The Capture - released March 2012
- Book #7 The Stranger - released June 2012
- Book #8 The Alien -released September 2012
- In France, Books 1-5 (at least) were published with covers that look very similar to the US covers.
- In Brazil, Books 1-6 were published by Fundamento with completely different covers which featured a large face that is half human (the narrating Animorph) and half animal.
Relaunch Book Trailers and Other VideosEdit
US Book CoversEdit
International Book CoversEdit
French book CoversEdit
Brazilian Book CoversEdit
- Discussion Guide (from the official site)
- Hirac Delest Interview with cover model Marlee Roberts, who portrays Rachel
- Editoria Fundamento (Brazilian Publisher) Instragram video of the Brazilian versions of Books 1-6
- The exact look of the covers for books 1 and 2 changed slightly from original planning to publication
- Scholastic's Dan Letchworth talks Animorphs Relaunch (October 2012)
- Scholastic Relaunch Preview/ K.A. Applegate interview
- Scholastic Series Guide
- Scholastic Web site creative design