Publishing

Centum Books in a 3-year publishing deal with Marvel

January 9, 2018

Centum Books has entered into a three-year publishing partnership deal with Marvel. The deal covers the Marvel Cinematic Universe including Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War and the fourth Avengers film. Centum formats will include movie tie in novels, illustrated storybooks, handbooks, activity, sticker and colouring books besides gifting lines for key […]

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Penske Media makes strategic investment in Wenner Media

December 22, 2017

Penske Media has made a strategic investment in Wenner Media, the majority stake holder of the pop culture magazine Rolling Stone. Though the financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed, however the investment will see the magazine being bolstered by Penske’s media portfolio which includes Deadline.com and Women’s Wear Daily. The publication will also benefit from a renewed focus […]

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Mondo TV Iberoamerica in a multi-country publishing deal with Pengiuin Random House

December 20, 2017

Mondo TV Iberoamerica has entered into a major multi-country publishing deal with Pengiuin Random House Grupo Editorial for Heidi Bienvenida. Heidi Bienvenida is the hit property based on Mondo TV Iberoamerica’s first live-action TV production Heidi Bienvenida a Casa and the upcoming Heidi Bienvenida al show. The two year license agreement will see Penguin Rando […]

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Nelvana gets into publishing; set to launch series of books

December 20, 2017

In its zest to get into publishing, Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has tapped Chouette Publishing to launch a series of books inspired by its original pre-school series Ranger Rob. The news of Ranger Rob‘s move into publishing comes as Nelvana continues to expand the brand. The agreement covers English and French rights in Canada and the US, with initial titles […]

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ChuChu TV partners with learning media company Skoolbo to launch ChuChuSchool

December 16, 2017

India-based YouTube channel ChuChu TV has partnered with learning media company Skoolbo to launch ChuChuSchool. ChuChuSchool joins the ChuChu TV family of channels including ChuChu TV Surprise, ChuChu TV Funzone and ChuChu TV Story Time. Coming in early 2018, ChuChuSchool will expand the pre-school brand’s experience into reading, mathematics, languages, science, geography, music and art through […]

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Genius Brands appoints Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group as publishing partner

December 13, 2017

With the appointment of the new master publishing partner for the brand, Imprint, a part of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Genius Brands International, Inc. continues to build the global licensing, merchandising and retail programme for its highly-anticipated pre-school series Rainbow Rangers. As global master publishing partner, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group’s Imprint team will develop a […]

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Caroline Mickler in a publishing deal with Pyramid International

December 11, 2017

Caroline Mickler, the agency responsible for the licensing programme of The Beatles along with Apple Corps has signed a new deal with Pyramid International for a range of Beatles stationery. A wide selection of stationery items has been planned including notebooks, storage boxes, tags, sticky notes, pin badges, pens and pencils. There will also be […]

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Centum Books comes out with imprint of new Treasure Cove stories

November 2, 2017

  Centum Books has thrown open its new Treasure Cove Stories imprint, a collectable storybook range featuring children’s favourite characters from today and years gone by. The publisher is working with licensors including Disney, Marvel, Universal, DreamWorks and Nickelodeon to deliver the fresh look to the kids’ storybook market in the UK. The range will […]

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Ex-Scholastics launch new publishing firm Knights Of

October 30, 2017

Former Scholastic employees namely Aimee Felone (UK assistant editor) and media development director David Stevens have launched a new children’s publishing firm called Knights Of. Focusing on fiction for children between 5 to 15-year-olds, the London-based company aims to promote diversity and inclusion as it relates to content, writers and illustrators. In spreading its mandate, Knights Of is using its new website and the hashtag […]

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Elle moves into cosmetics

October 28, 2017

Lagardère Active has partnered with Lise Watier Cosmetics to develop a co-branded beauty collection inspired by the lifestyle and magazine brand Elle. The fall range called Weekender will include four exclusive products that “reflect the essence of each company.” The Lise Watier x Elle collection will be available for a limited period in over 1,600 […]

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Viz Media bolsters its Pokémon publishing line-up

October 23, 2017

Viz Media, known as a publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing firm, is bolstering its Pokémon publishing line-up with new manga and activity titles launching in 2018. The first of these new titles will be on sale in the Spring of 2018 with additional titles scheduled for publication in the Summer. The new releases include […]

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Anima Kitchent and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial in a publishing agreement

October 4, 2017

Anima Kitchent and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial have reached a publishing agreement for children’s books based on Cleo&Cuquin. As per the agreement, a range of book formats will be published including story books, educational books, early reading books, painting and colouring books and activity books. These will be on sale from standard retailers in […]

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Centum Books in celebration mode with terrific performance of JoJo Siwa Journal

October 3, 2017

Thanks to its latest title with JoJo Siwa, Centum Books is celebrating a storming performance in the UK children’s book chart. For the fourth consecutive week, the JoJo Siwa Journal has maintained a top ten position, making it the top selling licensed character book in the country. Fiona Macmillan, managing director of Centum Books said, […]

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Centum Books shows unique performance in UK

September 29, 2017

Thanks to its latest title with JoJo Siwa, Centum Books is celebrating a great performance in the UK children’s book chart. For the fourth consecutive week, the JoJo Siwa Journal has maintained a top ten position, making it the top selling licensed character book in the UK. Fiona Macmillan, Managing director of Centum Books said, […]

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