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Mondo TV secures European book publisher for Feisty Pets

Mondo TV, the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese licensing agent for the brand extension plans of the popular plush toy Feisty Pets, has secured a new publishing partner for Spain, Portugal and the Andorra markets. Starting from Q2 2020, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial will launch four Feisty Pets books: a …

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41 Entertainment moves into YA animation with rights to The Supernatural Academy book series

41 Entertainment is expanding into YA animation focused on paranormal romance and urban fantasy, starting with the best-selling book series by Jaymin Eve, The Supernatural Academy. Eve has been listed in the Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts as the bestselling author of paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and sci-fi novels. …

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IFL Science partners with Ripley’s Believe It or Not for new hard-back book

IFL Science has struck a major cross-brand collaboration agreement with Ripley’s Believe It or Not, the popular media franchise inspired by strange and unusual facts. Together, the pair will work on the publication of a hardback, full colour 192 page book. The dead was brokered by the brand extension and …

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RHS secures major kids’ book deal with Scholastic as it pushes into younger market

The Royal Horticultural Society has secured a major new partnership with Scholastic, the globally revered publisher and distributor of children’s books, to launch a range of children’s titles including sticker and activity books, illustrated non-fiction, and more. The deal will also span board and colouring books, annuals, e-books and journals, …

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LEGO and Ameet join forces to launch LEGO Books

LEGO has detailed the launch of LEGO Books, a new publishing imprint formed in partnership with the children’s book publisher Ameet. The new imprint, according to the Danish toymaker and its long-term Polish children’s publishing partner, will ‘encompass a new line of innovative playful reading experiences that capture the LEGO …

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Children’s book series Dinner Detectives lands animated series with BES Animation

The independent production studio BES Animation has acquired the worldwide broadcast and digital content rights to the children’s publishing property Dinner Detectives, with plans to develop the popular books into a multi-platform TV and digital offering. BES Animation will develop the books into a 2D animated television series aimed at four …

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DreamWorks Animation collaborates with Opus for limited edition book celebrating 25 years of the studio

A limited edition book celebrating the creative achievements and 25 year legacy of DreamWorks Animation is readying for launch, signalling the culmination of a four-year project between the animation studio and Opus Publishing. The Official DreamWorks Animation Opus is a large-format book that documents the journey of the studio and …

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Rockpool Licensing secures two lead publishing partners for CBeebies’ The Baby Club

Dorling Kindersley and Centum Publishing have been named as the lead publishing partners for The Baby Club, in new deals brokered by Rockpool Licensing. The Baby Club is aimed at parents of children aged six to 18 months, and is presented by Giovanna Fletcher and Nigel Clarke. The show, an …

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IFL Science signs Half Moon Bay for publishing and gift ware

In what’s looking like a busy week for Licensing Link Europe, the agency has just brokered a new deal on behalf of the IFL Science brand with the licensed giftware company Half Moon Bay. Under the deal, Half Moon Bay and its subsidiary publishing house, Ice House Books will roll …

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