Tag Archives: Children’s Books

Silvergate Media picks up bilingual picture book series ¡Vamos! for kids animated TV

Silvergate Media has acquired the rights to the award-winning, bilingual picture book series, ¡Vamos! with plans to develop the property into an animated series for children and families. Written and illustrated by the award-winning Mexican-American author Raúl (González) the Third, ¡Vamos! is a series of imaginatively drawn picture books for children, with …

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Eric Carle’s “timeless tales and unique artwork will delight and inspire for years to come”

Rocket Licensing has joined the many to express condolences over the death of Eric Carle, the author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, who died on May 23rd aged 91. A statement issued by the family of the US author read: “In the light of the moon, holding on …

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The Point. 1888 nets Farshore for CoComelon book publishing in the UK, Eire and Poland

The hit preschool property and leading children’s series, CoComelon has bolstered its portfolio of international licensees once more, this time tapping Farshore for children’s book publishing across the UK, Eire, and Poland. The deal was brokered by Moonbug’s European licensing agent, The Point. 1888. CoComelon is a preschool phenomenon currently …

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Coolabi’s Warrior Cats leaps onto Roblox with the new Warrior Cats: Ultimate Edition game

The independent media group, Coolabi Group, has partnered with the Roblox specialists, Aldrich-Callen Studios to develop a new 3D role play game for the global online Roblox platform, all based on its fantasy brand, Warrior Cats. The new Warrior Cats: Ultimate Edition game will be set in the Forest Territory …

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Coolabi’s Warrior Cats leaps onto Roblox with the new Warrior Cats: Ultimate Edition game

The independent international media group, Coolabi  has partnered with Roblox specialists, Aldrich-Callen Studios to develop a new 3D role-play game for global online platform Roblox. The game will be based on its best-selling fantasy brand, Warrior Cats. The new ‘Warrior Cats: Ultimate Edition’ game will be set within the Forest …

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Masha and the Bear secures its first publishing deal in Japan as Animaccord partners with Kodansha

Animaccord has secured its first publishing deal in the Japanese market for its flagship children’s property, Masha and the Bear. The international licensing company and entertainment studio has partnered with Kodansha Ltd in a move that sees the company firm up its global presence by tapping into Japan’s publishing sector. …

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Non-fiction publisher DK partners with Mrs Wordsmith for series of kids’ learning books

The illustrated non-fiction global publisher, DK has embarked on a new partnership with the learning company, Mrs Wordsmith with a new series of curriculum-based titles, featuring captivating illustrations and learning materials. The new collection will launch this August with the aim of making learning fun, engaging, and accessible for kids, …

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LEGO enters Hundred Acre Wood with latest Ideas launch, LEGO Winnie the Pooh

The LEGO Group is taking a nostalgic walk through Hundred Acre Wood with the launch of its latest LEGO Ideas project, LEGO Winnie the Pooh, a set based on the original designs from LEGO builder Ben Adler. Taking inspiration from the tales of A.A. Milne’s adventures of Christopher Robin that …

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Dr Seuss Enterprises halts the publication and licensing of six Dr Seuss titles over insensitive imagery upset

Dr. Seuss Enterprises has ceased the publication of six titles from the author’s catalogue of children’s books following audience feedback for a review over the insensitive and racist imagery within. The organisation confirmed that it would ceasing the sales of And to Think That I saw It on Mulberry street, …

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World Book Day | Words’ worth: Rubie’s on the importance of inspiring the nation’s young readers

It didn’t take a global pandemic to facilitate the manner of changes to have taken place at the dress-up and costumes specialist, Rubie’s, over the course of the last 12 months – but it certainly did help. Having ended 2020 – the year of the great halt – considerably stronger …

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