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Mr Men and Little Miss to unveil two new characters during 50 Years of Mr Men documentary this weekend

The countdown towards the grand unveiling of the two new Mr Men and Little Miss creations to be joining the cast of classic characters this year, has commenced, as Sanrio reminds the nation to tune in to the 50 Years of Mr Men documentary broadcast on Channel 4 this weekend. …

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Little Brother Books welcomes LOL Surprise, Barbie, and Fortnite to the annuals roster

LOL Surprise, Barbie, Fortnite, Roblox, and Minecraft will each be expanding their presence across the children’s Annuals market, thanks to a bolstered new portfolio of titles to launch from Little Brother Books. The UK Annuals publisher is preparing to launch a range of six new titles this spring/summer, which will …

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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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Paddington Bear is taking over the British Library this summer with exclusive exhibition

Paddington Bear is taking over the British Library this summer with the launch of a special, family-friendly exhibition celebrating 60 years of one of the world’s most beloved bears. Paddington: The Story of a Bear will run at the library from July 9th to October 31st with an exhibitions spanning …

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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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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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Comic book series Trese enters licensing arena with Reemsborko as Netflix series readies to land

Ablaze Publishing’s award-winning comic, Trese, is making its leap into the licensing arena, having appointed the pop culture licensing entity, Reemsborko as its global representative across all categories for merchandising. The deal marks the latest addition to the portfolio for Reemsborko, founded by Max Arguile, who earlier this week welcomed …

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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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Asmodee’s Aconyte Books secures multi-year deal with Ubisoft to develop Assassin’s Creed novel series

Asmodee Entertainment’s fiction publishing imprint, Aconyte, has secured a multi-year agreement with Ubisoft to create a series of new novels set within the worlds of the game giant’s Assassin’s Creed franchise. The deal builds on a previous agreement that saw Aconyte names publishing partner for Ubisoft titles Watch Dogs and …

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Kids audio platform Yoto partners with Ameet and LEGO for Duplo story cards

Yoto, the audio platform for kids and firm behind the critically acclaimed and award-winning Yoto Player, has detailed a new  partnership with AMEET Publishing and LEGO Duplo. Under the deal, AMEET will co-create a series of six new audio card packs to complement its well-established LEGO Duplo range. The new …

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