Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
DHX Brands will celebrate 10 years of the preschool property “In the Night Garden” with a host of initiatives and events in 2017.
Dabel Brothers Publishing will release the first issue of a graphic novel series featuring “Mr. Bean” in 2017.
Entertainment One has tapped a host of Italian licensees to launch officially licensed merchandise based on its animated preschool series “PJ Masks.”
Walker Books has partnered with Aurora World to develop a plush bear inspired by the picture book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.
Barnes & Noble will host its first-ever Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball, complete with activations and merchandise, at stores throughout the U.S., Dec. 9.
Boat Rocker Brands, the global marketing and merchandising arm of Boat Rocker Media, has tapped a number of licensees to expand “The Next Step” TV series globally.
In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies, licensing agency Merchantwise has tapped Kip & Co for its capsule collection for kids and babies.
The Frank Herbert Estate has granted Legendary Entertainment the film and television motion picture rights for the classic sci-fi novel Dune.
Digital food brand Epicurious has partnered with Wines That Rock to launch a new range of custom-designed wines.
Me to You has unveiled a new Christmas animation on YouTube to encourage consumers to send a Christmas card to their loved ones this holiday season.
Historic Royal Palaces has signed two new licenses for 2016 that will bring famous British landmarks to puzzles and stationery.
In partnership with licensing agency DRi, the Roald Dahl Literary Estate has developed a new licensing strategy and unveiled plans for the author’s 100th birthday.
Garage magazine has revealed five special edition covers for their tenth issue celebrating powerful women of Marvel.
Egmont Publishing, in conjunction with the World Book Day campaign, will publish a new Star Wars book series that features new characters to the Star Wars universe.
SEGA Europe has partnered with Iron Gut Publishing for a limited edition art collection to celebrate “Sonic the Hedgehog’s” 25th anniversary.
The PGA of America has partnered with Bon Appétit to bring food and golf together through the program Champions of the Course.
American Vogue has unveiled its first-ever coloring book, Vogue Colors A to Z: A Fashion Coloring Book.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has entered a multi-year licensing agreement with FlyCatcher to feature Warner Bros. brands in its paper-to-digital coloring system “Painting Lulu.”
DC Thomson will open the first Maw Broon’s Kitchen restaurant in Dundee, Scotland, next year.
Former American Greetings Entertainment president, Jeffrey Conrad, has formed a new children’s publishing company–Peeko Press–with Brandon Henderson.
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