Tag Archives: preschool

Bluey tops the ratings on CBeebies and iPlayer during first month on its UK free to air home

Bluey has been named the top rating programme on CBeebies in April, the same month that the popular preschool series launched to its free to air home in the UK. The series also become the number one show in its time slot for 0 to six year old children, and …

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The Point. 1888 secures 12 EMEA sub-agents for Moonbug Entertainment’s preschool portfolio

Moonbug Entertainment has set a course for global expansion, having signed with 12 sub-agents across the EMEA region for a number of its popular preschool properties. The string of sub-agent partnerships was secured by the firm’s master licensing agency, The Point. 1888. The sweep of new licensing agents is just …

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Macmillan Children’s Books lands LEGO City publishing partnership with Ameet

Macmillan Children’s Books has landed a new publishing partnership with AMEET Publishing and the global toy brand, LEGO, to launch a series of LEGO illustrated novelty board books for preschoolers. The global deal will span all languages and was completed by Nicole Pearson, publishing director, brand and media, at Macmillan …

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TOMY puts new Ricky Zoom toys into gear as kids’ series makes second season debut in the UK

TOMY is preparing to launch its follow up master range of Ricky Zoom toys this year, as the popular preschool series revs itself up for its second season debut here in the UK. First launched in July 2020 during what has been a challenging period for retail, Ricky Zoom toys …

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Boat Rocker lassos a raft of new Dino Ranch partners across the US and Canada

Boat Rocker Studios has secured a raft of new licensing partners for its hit preschool series, Dino Ranch, across a number of key categories for the US and Canadian markets. Multiple new deals see the property move into apparel, home decor, timepieces, and costume characters. Young Dino Ranch fans can …

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Baby and parent product label Marcus & Marcus eyes licensing move into toys, fashion, kitchen and more

The baby and parent product label, Marcus & Marcus is taking its first steps into the licensing space, having appointed LMG to help build brand awareness through a programme of new licensing partnerships. Developed by two parents, Marcus & Marcus is recognised for its bold, bright and engaging animal friends …

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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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Acamar Films builds on UK licensing success for hit preschool IP Bing

The popular kids’ property and pre-school series, Bing is continuing to expand its UK licensing programme, building on the success the IP has seen across the toys and wider consumer product space to date. Last year, demand for Bing products enjoyed an 11 per cent year on year increase, while …

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Macmillan Children’s Books launches new Dear Zoo babywear collection to Tesco

Macmillan Children’s Books has launched a new clothing range for Tesco based on the classic and much-loved children’s story, Dear Zoo, created by Rod Campbell. The latest collection follows the success of the first Dear Zoo apparel range across Tesco stores in 2020. The babywear collection is now available in-store …

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True and the Rainbow Kingdom lands Warner Music deal for singles and album releases this year

Brand-Ward Services and Guru Studio, a leader in children’s entertainment, have detailed a major new collaboration with Warner Music for the popular preschool animated series, True and the Rainbow Kingdom. The new deal will see Warner Music launch its first True and the Rainbow Kingdom single later this month, which …

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