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Rocket appoints Emily Morgan as new Licensing Co-ordinator

Rocket Licensing has appointed Emily Morgan as its new Licensing Co-ordinator. Emily recently graduated from Exeter University with a first-class degree in History. Emily will work alongside the Rocket team to carry out marketing duties, such as creating and updating brand materials, event management and PR, as well as liaising …

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Rocket Licensing welcomes brace of new UK licensees for The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The popular preschool property, The Very Hungry Caterpillar is expanding its presence in the toys, role-play, and party space this year thanks to renewed and extended ranges from its master toy partner, Rainbow Designs, as well as product launches from Smiffys, and the Great British Teepee Company. Play teepees, mats, …

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Horrible Histories celebrates almost 30 years with new publishing and live experiences

The popular children’s book series, Horrible Histories is expanding on its partnerships in the publishing and live entertainment space, detailing its ambitions to ‘captivate new generations’ and remain a ‘pioneering brand’ with child and crossover appeal. Written by Terry Deary and illustrated by Martin Brown, Horrible Histories has been a …

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Rocket Licensing | “There’s real opportunity to make retail an experience and destination again”

For those of the industry who tuned into the special licensing panel discussion at this year’s London Book Fair, albeit in its digital format, you’d have caught Rocket Licensing’s join managing director, Rob Wijeratna waxing lyrical on the virtues of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a phenomenon of the …

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Licensing experts assemble for special London Book Fair online insights seminar next week

The former marketing manager of Licensing International UK and CEO of Imaginators.tv, Ryan Beaird will be chairing a panel of licensing experts during the London Book Fair’s online insights seminar later this month. The basics of licensing seminar will be aimed at the show’s audience of publishers looking to get …

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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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Fanattik steps into the ring with Rocky as the iconic film franchise celebrates 45 years

The pop culture specialist, Fanattik, has signed a pan-European gift and homewares partnership with MGM for the iconic Rocky franchise in a deal brokered by the studio’s local UK agent, Rocket Licensing. The new collection, spanning home decor, glassware, barware, gifts, and collectables, will debut later this year in time …

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Beano Studios celebrates 70 years since Dennis’ debut with extensive licensing roster

Beano Studios has detailed a raft of new licensing partnerships signed to celebrate 70 years since the first appearance of Dennis in the iconic Beano comic and what the firm has billed as a ‘momentous year for the brand.’ Leading the charge, Beano has partnered with its first global game …

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Scotland’s Prickly Thistle celebrates 70th anniversary of Beano’s Dennis with official tartan design

Beano Studios has unveiled a special partnership with the traditional Scottish company, Prickly Thistle to create a birthday tartan in celebration of the fan-favourite rebel, Dennis, in the colours of his iconic black and red jumper. The Highland born and based company has brought the design to life with intricacy, …

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar asks for Mori to grow baby essentials portfolio

The baby essentials brand, Mori has secured a new partnership with Rocket Licensing to launch a collection inspired by the World of Eric Carle and the cherished story book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The limited edition collection has been designed for newborns through to children aged six years old and …

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