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“Little Baby Bum,” an award-winning educational YouTube channel by El Bebe Productions, has appointed Parragon as its global master publisher.
In anticipation of The Angry Birds Movie, Rovio has partnered with several new licensees to help bring the brand to a new generation of fans.
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.
Dentsu Entertainment USA and TV Tokyo have partnered with Hasbro to bring the Japanese multi-media franchise Yo-Kai Watch to new markets.
Santoro has signed a host of new licensees and launched several new lines for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe.
Disney Publishing Worldwide has unveiled a global publishing program that will lay the groundwork for the Dec. 18 theatrical release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
Bulls Licensing and Moomin Characters are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Moomin publishing brand this week at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy.
Holland America Line, a division of the cruise line Carnival, has teamed with two big names in music for new onboard features–Billboard and the Lincoln Center.
DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel have joined forces to launch a new superhero brand aimed at girls.
Playboy Enterprises is expanding its presence in China through a new 10-year licensing partnership with Handong United.
U.K-based company Sambro has signed two new licensing deals to create products for Moose Toys Shopkins brand and Universal's Jurassic World.
Francisco Arenas has been appointed to oversee the growth strategy for licensing and merchandising of the Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter brands.
Preschool magazine publisher Redan has launched Fun To Learn First Friends magazine, a multi-character title for children ages 2 to 4.
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