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The Jim Henson Co. to Develop Harriet the Spy, The Kissing Hands TV Series

HarrietTheSpyThe Jim Henson Co. has optioned two classic book properties for development as a TV series in partnership with Rehab Entertainment and 2 Friends Entertainment: Louise Fitzhugh’s Harriet the Spy and Audrey Penn’s The Kissing Hand.

Originally published by Harper & Row in 1964, Fitzhugh’s Harriet the Spy is being developed as a 2D animated series that will follow Harriet as she observes and writes about New York in the ‘60s.  Read the rest of this entry »

Gaumont to Develop Usagi Yojimbo TV Series

Gaumont_UsagiYojimboGaumont optioned the comic book series Usagi Yojimbo to be developed into an animated TV series. First published in 1984 by creator, writer, and illustrator Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo will be co-produced by Gaumont, Sakai, Atomic Monster, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg. Richarson and Goldberg will serve as executive producers, with Chris Tongue as co-executive producer. Read the rest of this entry »

Condé Nast Celebrates Vogue Anniversary With New Fragrance

CONdeNastCondé Nast partnered with Comme des Garçons for a limited-edition fragrance in celebration of Vogue’s 125th anniversary.

Vogue 125 is brand’s first fragrance and was inspired by its rich history, featuring top notes of an accord of instant film, a mainstay in fashion shoots, and acetyl furan, a synthetic essence that mimics the smell of tobacco, an aroma that used to permeate the Vogue offices and the couture salons where editors reviewed collections. Read the rest of this entry »

Random House Launches Wonder #ChooseKind Line

Wonder_RandomHouseRandom House Children’s Books will take part in the #ChooseKind initiative this year to encourage families, educators, and young readers to show kindness, every day. The movement is inspired by Wonder, the book by R.J. Palacio that debuted in theater last year. Random House will introduce a new range of Wonder products to promote kindness and compassion every day. Read the rest of this entry »

Bloomers Edutainment to Launch Bloomers Show and Game

Bloomers BookBloomers Edutainment entered an agreement with Joovie Entertainment and Binary Bubbles for a new Bloomers TV series and game.

Bloomers was originally developed in schools as a curriculum and gardening program and now has a patented consumer products line that features seed starters and colorful growing kits. Products are sold nationwide at retailers including Nordstrom, True Value Hardware, and at bloomersisland.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial to Launch Heidi Bienvenida Collection

HeidiMondo TV Iberoamerica and Penguin Random House Groupo Editorial entered a multi-country publishing deal with Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial to create a collection of Heidi Bienvenida books.

In the two-year license agreement, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial will launch more than 10 titles inspired by the teen comedy drama. Heidi, Bienvenida a Casa reinterprets the classic children’s novel Heidi, and follows the adventures of a carefree girl who leaves her beloved mountain home to live in the big city. Read the rest of this entry »

Nelvana, Chouette Publishing Partner for Ranger Rob Books

RangerRobNelvana entered a publishing deal with Chouette Publishing for a collection based on the original preschool adventure series Ranger Rob. The books will launch next April in Canada and the U.S., with both English and French rights.

The launch will feature the release of two titles: A Campfire Story and Nature Quest. Chouette Publishing will also add storybooks, readers, and novelty formats to its Ranger Rob portfolio beginning next fall. Read the rest of this entry »

King Features Expands Archie Comics Merchandising Program

ArchieLogoKing Features Syndicate added a slate of new deals for classic Archie Comics across categories including apparel, accessories, novelties, and more.

Next year, Archie Comics will feature a new product line at Spencer’s Gifts in the U.S. and Canada, including apparel, accessories, glassware, costumes, and novelty items. Next summer, Spirit Halloween will be also debut new costumes. Read the rest of this entry »

Genius Brands Appoints Macmillan as Global Master Publisher for Rainbow Rangers

RainbowRangersGenius Brands International Inc. builds the global licensing, merchandising, and retail program for its newest preschool series Rainbow Rangers with the appointment of the new master publishing partner for the brand, Imprint, a part of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Read the rest of this entry »

The Fred Rogers Co. Signs Rachel Hecht Children’s Scouting as Literary Scout for TV

RahcelHechtThe Fred Rogers Co. appointed Rachel Hecht Children’s Scouting as literary scout for TV. This is the first time that The Fred Rogers Co. retained a scout, and Rachel Hecht will source and advise on children’s book properties for potential development for TV. Read the rest of this entry »

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