Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
Dynamite Entertainment and Boom! Studios’ imprint Kaboom! have joined forces for a limited series featuring the Internet sensation Grump Cat and Jim Davis’ Garfield.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
New York-based toymaker Yottoy will debut a host of new licensed toys and books at the New York Toy Fair, Feb. 18-21, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Shout Factory has unveiled the first partners for “Mystery Science Theater 3000” ahead of its season premiere on Netflix.
WWE and Topix Media have joined forces to publish The Official WWE Book of Rules (And How to Break Them).
Finland-based Otava Publishing has taken a minority share in R&B Licensing, also known as Rights & Brands.
Publisher NorthSouth Books has tapped Berkshire Blanket & Home Co. for a host of bedding products inspired by the Rainbow Fish brand.
Moleskine has unveiled a new line of limited edition notebooks inspired by Peter Pan.
EduWear and the 1000 Books Foundation have joined forces to celebrate children’s reading milestones.
Spin Master has granted Penguin Random House Children’s U.K. the worldwide publishing rights (excluding North America) for Hatchimals.
Kaiken Publishing, an affiliate of Rovio Entertainment, has acquired the worldwide publishing rights for Toonbox Animation’s “Qumi-Qumi” and “Kit^n^Kate.”
Bulldog Licensing has been appointed to represent the estate of children’s author Enid Blyton.
Los Angeles-based animation studio OddBot has partnered with the Art of Daryl Slaton, creator of Tails of Whimsy, to develop the property into an animated TV series.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Anna Reyburn to the newly created role of international publishing manager.
Disney has teamed with Egmont Publishing to celebrate the 90th birthday of two British icons–Winnie the Pooh and Queen Elizabeth–with a new illustrated and audio story.
The National Wildlife Federation has partnered with Harper Collins Publishers and Globe Pequot Publishers to launch a new books series featuring its wildlife ambassador Ranger Rick.
StudioCanal has acquired the intellectual property rights to Paddington Bear and Company Limited.
NorthSouth Books has partnered with Litographs for a range of merchandise featuring Marcus Pfister’s book, The Rainbow Fish.
Barnes & Noble is continuing its annual celebration of fanboys, fangirls and pop-culture with Get Pop-Cultured.
Multimedia publisher Insight Editions has launched a new range of 3D wood models and educational guidebooks, titled IncrediBuilds.
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