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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.
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.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a raft of new deals for Peppa Pig in Australia in a range of categories including toys, homewares and food.
Lionsgate and Samsung Electronics America have teamed to create a virtual reality experience based on the Divergent film franchise.
Bulldog Licensing's sub-agents have signed a gaggle of new deals for the design brand It’s a Wild Life, which combines wildlife imagery with human characteristics.
Boom! Studios, Dark Horse and Space Goat are capitalizing on the nostalgia trend with plans for a new line of comic books based on popular '80’s and '90’s films.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for Poby’s Adventures, a book-based property targeted to preschool children.
Playboy Enterprises is expanding its presence in China through a new 10-year licensing partnership with Handong United.
Cosmopolitan, one of the biggest women’s media brands in the world, is launching Cosmopolitan The Fragrance.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced the master toy and publishing partners for its animated comedy adventure series “Danger Mouse.”
As part of her 60th birthday, creators of children's book character Miffy marked the occasion with the launch of www.miffyshop.co.uk.
Playboy opened the doors of its newest brand extension, a West Hollywood lounge called Bar Fifty-Three, Thursday night in a launch event that showcased the brand's new positioning.
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