Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
Trusted Media Brands has named Brand Sense Partners to represent several brands within its portfolio, including Taste of Home and Reader’s Digest, among others.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with Puffin Books to launch three new books based on the “DC Super Hero Girls” brand.
Smiley has revealed a host of new product launches, as well as two new licensees, to continue to expand its presence globally.
Disney and ABC will kick off the fifth annual Magic of Storytelling campaign with a series of activities between now and March 31, including the second annual Disney Reads Day, Feb. 4.
DHX Brands has partnered with Redan Publishing to release an “In the Night Garden”-branded magazine in honor of the series’ 10th anniversary.
Simon & Schuster has tapped Dynamite Entertainment to bring the characters from Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys to comics with new adventures.
U.K.-based The Copyrights Group has tapped a host of partners to grow the licensing program for both Paddington and The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady in 2017.
DJ Murphy, publisher of Shopkins magazine, has won the Independent Publishing Company of the Year award from the 2016 PPA IPN Awards.
U.K.-based publisher Egmont Publishing will feature the Animal Cuties brand in its latest issue of Showcase magazine.
Studiocanal has partnered with Space Goat Productions for a four-issue comic book mini series and board game based on the 1981 horror film The Howling.
The Royal Horticultural Society has licensed publisher Michael O’Mara Books to produce a new range of RHS books.
Viz Media and Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, have partnered to release a series of art books based on the strategy game Magic: The Gathering.
SEGA Europe has partnered with Iron Gut Publishing for a limited edition art collection to celebrate “Sonic the Hedgehog’s” 25th anniversary.
Egmont Publishing has launched a new publication, Paw Patrol magazine, in the U.K.
Jewel Branding & Licensing has partnered Fox Chapel Publishing for coloring books designed by Valerie McKeehan, of Lily & Val, and Robin Pickens.
The Jim Henson Company gears up for Labrynth's 30th anniversary.
NorthSouth Books has partnered with Pint Size Productions, a U.S. book manufacturer, to create personalized Good Night, Little Rainbow Fish board books.
Condé Nast has inked a series of deals to expand the reach of its GQ, Self and Epicurious publishing brands into new categories including swimwear, fitness and cookware.
Mattel has partnered with 13 new licensees throughout the world for a slate of products inspired by the animated preschool series, “Bob the Builder.”
Rob McMenemy has stepped down as chief executive officer of Egmont Publishing.
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