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Based on the new, original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II will be published by Scholastic, this July.
Working Partners, a Coolabi Group company, has inked a new deal with Orchard Books to publish Beast Quest for 10 more years.
DC Thomson has launched Twirlywoos magazine in the U.K., which is based on the CBeebies show of the same name.
The Estate of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and French IP Rights company NDA have signed Licensing Works! to represent The Little Prince in North America.
The Royal Horticultural Society has licensed Carousel Calendars to produce a range of 2017 RHS calendars, organizers and pocket diaries.
Rovio Entertainment has created a new affiliate company, Kaiken Publishing, which will continue to build on the gaming studio's current book business.
Garage magazine has revealed five special edition covers for their tenth issue celebrating powerful women of Marvel.
Random House Children’s Books has appointed Rachel Bader as its new licensing director.
Awesome Media & Entertainment has partnered with Bloomsbury Children’s Books to publish four new titles of Jeff Norton’s Princess Ponies books, bringing the series total to 12 books.
McDonald’s has partnered with HarperCollins Children’s Books to launch Happy Meal Books focused on Valentine’s Day-themed storylines.
Lonely Planet has launched a new consumer products division that will be led by current business development manager Drew Rowley.
The Beano is celebrating Red Nose Day March 13 with a special edition pop art cover and exclusive issue.
Planeta Junior has tapped PHB to develop a new range of children's oral care products featuring the characters of DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar.
As Dentsu, Hasbro and TV Tokyo prepare to bring "Yo-Kai Watch" to North America this September, Viz Media has acquired manga (graphic novel) rights to the brand.
Kennedy Publishing and Koko Media have extended their agreement to include Deer Little Forest in the U.K. preschool magazines Get Busy and Busy Time.
Tattiemoon, creators of the CBeebies series "Woolly and Tig," has inked two new publishing deals for the brand.
DEFY Media’s YouTube brand "Smosh" inked a deal with Dynamite Entertainment for a series of comics and graphic novels, brokered by The Joester Loria Group.
HBO Global Licensing has partnered with Insight Collectibles and Insight Editions for several new "Games of Thrones" products.
The National Wildlife Federation has tapped Globe Pequot to publish a new series of Ranger Rick books beginning in spring 2016.
Dynamite has partnered with Surge Licensing and Homieshop for a new deal that will create the first-ever officially licensed Homies publications.
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