Talk about a brand extension: the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books has over 200 million copies in print, and, natch, are now going into the book biz.
Parragon Books will publish more than 60 new Nickelodeon titles in the UK starting in Spring 2013, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Parragon, the largest illustrated non-fiction publisher in the world, announced a new multi-territory license for range of books featuring the popular Australian toy line, The Trash Pack.
Scholastic announces new Captain Underpants books, Ruckus Media does a licensing deal with Sea World, and Zombie Kid publishers sued by Wimpy Kid, & more.
Collection of books and licensing deals from children’s publishers around the world
Now in its 43rd year on television, Sesame Street offers 150 e-books, 15 apps, and continues to think of itself as ‘an experiment.’
Erin Cox interview Trent Knoss, Subsidiary Rights Manager, Perseus Books Group at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Digital rights are always changing. Andrew Wilkins reports on the Lessons Learned: Licensing Models for Digital Rights at The Frankfurt Book Fair
OUP’s David Bowers discusses some of the main issues at the International Rights Directors Meeting, including Brazil, apps, and technology.
Children’s publishers and license holders need to prepare for broader license agreements to meet the challenges of moving from print to digital.