Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
Penguin Ventures has entered a number of licensing agreements to further extend the Peter Rabbit brand, among others.
Disney Consumer Products and Random House have joined forces to publish new chapter books inspired by the new animated series “Tangled: The Series.”
Dynamite Entertainment and Atari have teamed up to release the Atari Poster Book, which will feature a host of iconic images from the “golden age of gaming.”
Toei Animation will revive its classic brand “Mazinger Z” for an upcoming feature film.
Rodale has partnered with Hearst Fujingaho Co. to launch digital media editions of Men’s Health and Women’s Health in Japan.
Condé Nast has partnered with design house Schumacher for a fabric and wallpaper collection under the Vogue Living brand.
Atari has enlisted the help of Dynamite Entertainment to create a new comic book line based on the “Swordquest” video game.
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.
Chronicle Books has tapped the Praim Group to create and distribute a range of all-natural chocolate bars for the Happiness Is… inspirational book brand.
Pon Pon Edizioni has partnered with Planeta Junior Italy to produce a magazine dedicated to DreamWorks Animation in Italy.
Cake and Australian production studios Cheeky Little Media and Might Night have partnered with Hodder Children’s Books for a publishing program in the U.K. based on the children’s comedy series “Bottersnikes & Gumbles.”
Penguin Ventures has launched a new licensing program for Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups to expand the reach of the heritage book series.
Penguin Random House has commissioned six miniature sculptures of Beatrix Potter’s characters that have been unveiled in locations across London in celebration of the author’s 150th anniversary.
Scholastic has expanded its multi-platform publishing program with the worldwide launch of Horizon, a supernatural survival series for readers, ages 9 and up.
4K Media has partnered with Udon Entertainment to publish art books based on more than 7,000 trading card game images that comprise the Yu-Gi-Oh trading card game series.
Acamar Films has partnered with Egmont Publishing to launch a magazine based on the preschool series “Bing” as a regular monthly publication.
Andrews McMeel Publishing will launch a new girl-powered adventure series, titled The Pinkaboos.
MerryMakers Licensing, Pete the Cat’s licensing agency, has tapped five new licensees to create a range of merchandise based on the literary property.
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