Little Brown Books for Readers just announced a herd of My Little Pony books coming in 2013.

Editorial director Erin Stein cut the deal with Hasbro for the books, leading with an official guide to the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic television show.  That book will be out in spring 2013.

Here’s more about the $14.99 guidebook, entitled My Little Pony: The Elements of Harmony:  ”includes extensive character bios, a complete episode guide and a map of Equestria, which will appear in print for the first time. Don’t miss the complete lyrics to all the songs, a guide to the friendship lessons Twilight Sparkle and her friends have learned, and get Pony Words of Wisdom – so you can live your life in harmony with all other creatures.”

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