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Kids’ audio platform Yoto raises $17m funding to fuel European and North American growth

The kids’ audio platform, Yoto – the London-based team behind the award-winning Yoto Player – has raised $17 million in a Series A funding to help facilitate its rapid growth across Europe and North America. The investment was led by Acton Capital with participation from JamJar Investments, Global Founders Capital, …

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Terror from the Stars | Anderson Entertainment starts count down for Thunderbirds audio book series launch

Anderson Entertainment, the production company founded by Gerry Anderson – the man behind shows like Thunderbirds and Space: 1999 – has detailed a ‘significant new arrival in the audio market’, with the launch of Thunderbirds: Terror from the Stars. An adaptation of John Theydon’s 1965 book Thunderbirds, the title is …

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Audio brand Shure taps Licensing Matters Global to take its name into home, fashion, tech and more

The leading audio brand, Shure, has tapped the London-based Licensing Matters Global to lead a worldwide licensing programme to take the popular name into categories including home, fashion, personal accessories, travel, and tech equipment. The move is part of Shure’s vision to expand the reach of ‘world-renowned brand,’ through strategic …

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Novel Entertainment launches month-long Story a Day initiative for Horrid Henry fans

Novel Entertainment is launching a month-long Story a Day initiative as part of its Hibernating with Henry campaign, one which will see a free audio story posted each day to Horrid Henry’s new website. Starting Monday, February 1st, the first title available will be Horrid Henry and the Antiques Rogue …

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid joins kids’ audio platform Yoto Player

Yoto, the team behind the award-winning audio platform for children, Yoto Player, has struck up a partnership with the internationally best-selling children’s book series Diary of A Wimpy Kid to bring three popular stories to the system. Diary of a Wimpy Kids, Diary of a wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, and …

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Hasbro launches Peppa Pig audio stories across Amazon Prime, Apple Music, and Spotify

Hasbro has revealed its plans to release a series of new Peppa Pig audio stories across multiple digital streaming platforms around the world, including on Amazon Prime, Apple Music, and Spotify from today (Monday, November 23rd) onwards, with plans for more to come. Marking a new first for Peppa Pig, …

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LEGO and PAW Patrol launch new audio content across Spotify, Amazon Music and more

LEGO is launching a library of new audio content across the biggest music and audio streaming platforms of today, including Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Apple music, and Deezer. The new content will take the form of a series of audio plays set within LEGO’s worlds of LEGO Ninjago, LEGO Friends, …

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Atlantyca’s Geronimo Stilton taps into audio story market with FABA

Atlantyca Entertainment is tapping into the audio story market, having signed a new partnership with the Italian audio book company, Maikii and its new story telling block, FABA. Under the deal, Maikii will produce a line of Geronimo Stilton classic-branded 3D figurines, each containing original Geronimo Stilton audio books. The …

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