Karen Raugust

Cottage Door Partners with Jane Goodall Institute for Children's Book Series
Licensing Hotline: August 2020
Highlights from 2020 Licensing Week Virtual
Licensing Hotline: June 2020
Children's Books: What's Selling in the Mass Channels?
Scholastic Visits the 'Dino Ranch'
Licensing Hotline: April 2020
Licensed Publishing in the Covid-19 Era
Sunbird Books Rises at Phoenix International
Licensing Hotline: February 2020
IDW and Smithsonian Partner for Illustrated Books
DC Books for Young Readers Launches First Original IP Titles
Licensing Hotline: December 2019
Clifford Starts a New TV Adventure
Licensing Hotline: October 2019
A Long-Awaited Bedtime for Little Blue Truck
'Guess How Much I Love You' Celebrates a Quarter Century
Abrams to Launch Hasbro's Cubby Hill Brand
Scholastic and The Dodo Pair for Children's Nonfiction
Licensing Hotline: September 2019
Toy Company Melissa & Doug Commits to Publishing
Licensing Hotline: July 23, 2019
Bookish Crowdfunding Gains Momentum
Rebel Girls Brand Launches Imprint and Chapter Book Series
Licensing Expo 2019: New Directions for Licensing
Licensing Hotline: May 2019
Ripley Expands Publishing Program
Licensing Hotline: April 2019
Bologna 2019: Licensing Highlights
Licensing Hotline: February 28, 2019
Toy Fair Moves on After Toys R Us
Sesame Street Turns 50
Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research
Licensing Hotline: February 2019
Licensing Hotline: January 2019
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? On Netflix.
Licensing Hotline: December 2018
Licensing Hotline: October 25, 2018
Licensing Hotline: October 18, 2018
Hachette Goes All In on Fortnite
Mary Poppins Returns with New Editions, Tie-Ins
West Side Publishing Will Launch Little Grasshopper Books
Scholastic Publishes First Lego Picture Book After 15 Years as Lego Licensee
Curiosity Books Debuts First List This Fall
Licensing Hotline: August 2018
Today's Licensed Publishing Keeps Classic but Contemporary
Little Simon Says 'All You Need Is Love'
Licensing Hotline: June 2018
Collectible Toy Tie-Ins for the Books
Publishers Experiment with Netflix Tie-ins, New Formats
Penguin's 'Who Was?' Series to Debut on Netflix
HarperCollins Brings Roblox Books to North America
BuzzPop Goes Bilingual with Disney
Licensing Hotline: April 2018
Bologna 2018: Licensing Highlights
Publishers Hop on the STEAM Train at Toy Fair 2018
Scholastic Launches AFK Initiative to Promote Video Game Tie-Ins
Publishers' Presence Is Felt at Toy Fair
The Art and Making of a Fan-Favorite Book
Pinkalicious and Peterrific Make Their TV Debut
'Jumanji' Rules the January Box Office
Licensing Hotline: December 2017
Giving a Beloved Character Voice—On and Off the Page
Licensing Hotline: November 2017
Licensing Hotline: October 2017
Licensing Hotline: September 7, 2017
Licensing Hotline: July 2017
New E-Commerce Opportunities for Kids' Books
Licensing Hotline: June 2017
Licensing Expo Shows Deep Bond Between Books and Tie-Ins
Licensing Hotline: May 2017
What's Hot in Licensed Publishing
Licensing Hotline: April 2017
Licensing Hotline: March 2017
Studio Fun Is Back in Action
Licensing Hotline: January 2017
Publishers Betting on Strong Holiday Sales for Licensed Products
Random House Extends Book Brands Through Licensing
Licensing Hotline: November 2016
Watch Today, Read Today: Book Tie-Ins Hit the Market Faster
Licensing Hotline: September 2016
Albert Whitman Sets Course for Boxcar Children's 75th Anniversary
Macmillan Gets Set to Celebrate as 'Brown Bear' Turns 50
Roaring Brook Teaches Spelling with Scripps's Bee
Licensing Hotline: August 2016
Licensing Hotline: August 2016
Former Dalmatian Execs Launch Dreamtivity Imprint
The Major Licensing Trends of 2016
Big Name Young Adult Authors Warm Up to Licensed Properties
For Star Trek Books, the Voyage Shows No Sign of Stopping
Girl Power Is Big at Licensing Expo 2016
Return of the Teletubbies
Random House Becomes First Licensee for GoldieBlox Brand
Scholastic Signs on for 'Five Nights at Freddy's'
YA Author Julie Kagawa Holds First-Ever Virtual Reading Through AltspaceVR
Licensing Hotline: May 2016
Inaugural Little Free Library Fest Celebrates Reading, Community
Miffy Heads to America with Simon & Schuster
Graphix to Expand Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel Series
Peeko Press Launches at BEA
Factual Fiction: New Opportunities in Licensed Nonfiction Books
Dungeons & Dragons Joins Candlewick’s 'Ology Series
Licensing Hotline: April 2016
Klutz Focuses on Four-Year Olds with New Klutz Jr. Brand
'Fantastic Beasts': From Book to Film and Back Again
Licensing Hotline: March 2016
Five Licensing Trends from Toy Fair 2016
Toy Fair Exhibitors Hope to Stretch Their Brands Beyond Books
Scholastic and Ubisoft Partner for YA Novels Tied to 'Assassin's Creed'
First-Ever Play Fair a Sellout
Licensing Hotline: February 2016
Licensing Hotline: January 2016
Macmillan's Imprint Acquires Digital Tween Property 'SpacePop'
Little, Brown Takes On Tie-Ins for DreamWorks's 'Dinotrux'
More Ponies on the Horizon: Little, Brown and Hasbro Renew Partnership
Licensing Hotline: December 2015
Children's Publishing in China: Highlights from the First GKC China Deep Dive
Publishers, Booksellers Feel the Force
Grumpy Cat to Become a Golden Book
Licensing Hotline: October 1
Toy Fair Launches Consumer Con
Brave New World of Streaming
Reading Rainbow: Hoping to Engage Lifelong Readers Through Licensing
Licensing Hotline: August 6
Chronicle Builds Publishing Program Around 'Construction Site'
Peg + Cat: Making Math Cool
The Enterprise Behind Dr. Seuss
The Changing World of Licensed Publishing
Licensing Hotline: July 2
Licensing Expo: Streaming Hits the Mainstream
Globe Pequot Heads Out with Ranger Rick
Licensing Hotline: May 27, 2015
BEA 2015: Discovery Expansions
Fan Fiction Becomes A Boon for Licensors and Publishers
Edda USA Teams with DreamWorks for Nonfiction
More on Little Brown's Lego Deal; PaperCutz Moves On
Parragon Secures Coloring and Activity License for Key Disney Franchises
Licensing Hotline: March 17
Disney Sets Stage for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
Disney's Digital Strategy Stresses Personalization, Sharing
Publishers Get Personal at Toy Fair
Licensing Hotline: December 23
Licensing Hotline: November 25
The State of Licensed Publishing in 2014
Penguin Redesigns Mad Libs App, Introduces First Co-branded Versions
Licensing Hotline: October 16
Icelandic Publisher Edda Launches U.S. Division
Penguin Launches Cartoon Network Imprint
DreamWorks Press Gears Up for Fall Launch
Licensing Hotline: July 10
It's All About Storytelling
NFL Players Inc. and Penguin Team Up for Children’s Books
Licensing Hotline: June 2014
A Partnership of Equals
'Adventure Time' Expands with Abrams
Learn, You Will: Workman Taps Yoda and Friends for Workbook Line
Licensing Hotline: April 2014
Books, Toys Still Work Together for Specialty Outlets
Disney Partners with Bestselling Children's Authors for New Star Wars Adaptations
Penguin Heads for the Sea with the Octonauts
Made in Me Launches Me Comics; Adds Disney Titles to Its Offerings
A Licensing Rebound
Books Tied into Toys
Licensing Hotline: March 2014
Hunting for New Customers at Toy Fair
Landoll Relaunches Into Coloring Category
Literary Properties and Licensed Publishing in Asia
Disney Fairies Fly to Little, Brown
Licensing Hotline: January 2014
Simon & Schuster Signs On as Peanuts Master Publisher
From 'Doc McStuffins' to 'Sofia the First,' Disney Junior Drives Book Sales
You're a Good Citizen, Charlie Brown
Across the Pond: Licensing in the U.K. 2013
Ylvis's 'Fox' Is Latest Viral Video to Jump to Books
Licensing Hotline: November 2013
Selling Licensed Properties in Nontraditional Book Outlets
You Deserve a Book Today: McDonald's to Distribute 20 Million Books in Happy Meals
A New Force for Sales: Star Wars Reads Day
Licensing Hotline: September 2013
Consolidation in Coloring Books as Bendon Acquires Dalmatian
Brands for Babies
Licensing Hotline: July 2013
Execs Debate Role of Digital Apps, E-books at Licensing Expo
New and Old Mix at Licensing Expo 2013
Light Traffic but Upbeat Attitudes at Licensing Expo
Licensing Hotline: June 2013
Shannon Hale and Mattel Live Happily 'Ever After'
Star Trek Publishing Program Moves at Warp Speed
Licensing Hotline: May 2013
Simon & Schuster Moves to Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Grosset & Dunlap Gets Sassy
Little Critter Expands E-Book Presence
YouTube's Annoying Orange Is Headed to Bookshelves
Licensing Hotline: February 2013
Toy Fair 2013: Arts and Crafts Hot, Though Publisher Attendance Dipped
With New Plan, APP Works to Win Back Customers
Getting Personal
Licensing Hotline: January 2013
Focus on Mobile Gaming Apps
Silver Dolphin Enters App Business with Mercer Mayer and Richard Scarry Characters
E-Books via Kindle FreeTime Unlimited: Game-Changer or Non-Starter?
Licensing Hotline: December 2012
Little, Brown Expands License with Hasbro
39 Clues for Christmas
Promotional Power
Licensing Hotline: October 2012
Books as Brands
WWE Shows Strength in Publishing
JibJab Launches Personalized E-Book Platform
MeeGenius Joins the Sesame Street E-Book Roster
Hooked on Comics
Merrymakers Turns Agent with Pete the Cat Licensing Program
Licensing Hotline: August 2012
Licensing: Back to School
50 Shades of Sleepwear
Random House U.K. Forms Merchandise and Media Unit
Licensed Characters Add Spice to Cookbooks
Out of This World
Licensing International Expo 2012
Book-Based Brand Extensions Highlighted at Las Vegas Licensing Expo
BEA 2012: Licensing at BEA
Immedium Ties In with 'Justin Time'
Peppa Pig Picks U.S. Publishing Partners
Penguin Acquires Moshi Monsters License for U.S.
Expanding the License
Licensing Hotline: May 2012
Tie-Ins Attract TV Viewers to the Mystery Genre
HMH Adds Tie-Ins to Hobbit List
Big Bird and Friends Go Ape for Comics
Licensing Hotline: March 2012
Ruckus Ramps Up
Licensing's New Balancing Act
S&S Goes Medieval with HIT's Mike the Knight
Toy Fair Shines Light on Evolving Licensing Business
Optimistic Toy Fair Crowds Face 'Augmented Reality'
Heavy Traffic, Upbeat Attitude for Publishers at Toy Fair
Wicks Group Buys Bendon Publishing
Publishers See Strong Foot Traffic on Toy Fair's First Day
Licensing Hotline: February 2012
Kappa Books Acquires Modern Publishing
Random House and Sesame Workshop Step into Digital Reading
Publishers Bring Online Virtual Worlds to the Printed Page
Priddy Books Goes to Schoolies
Random House Adds Pocoyo for Preschoolers
Tie-Ins: Always Risky, Often Rewarding
Licensing Hotline: December 2011
Moomintrolls Move to Tablets
Pantone Colors Appleseed's Inaugural List
Seven More Clues, from The 39 Clues
CPSC Issues Final CPSIA Testing and Certification Rules
Licensing Hotline: October 2011
CPSIA Amendment Excluding Ordinary Children's Books Signed into Law
CPSIA: Lead Limit for Children’s Products to Decrease in August
Licensing Hotline: July 2011
At Licensing Expo, Digital Was Top of Mind
Penguin, Spin Master, and Cartoon Network Partner for Zoobles Books
Parragon Renews Discovery Kids Deal, Adds E-Books
Licensing Hotline: June 2011
Licensing Hotline: May 2011
Good News for Libraries, Bad News for Publishers in Proposed CPSIA Amendment
Celebrating 20 Years of I Spy
Licensing Hotline: April 2011
Ruckus Mobile Media to Produce Hasbro Apps
Warner Bros. Takes Control of DC Comics' Licensed Publishing
Turning Digital into Dollars
Licensing Hotline: March 2011
Toy Fair 2010: Number of Publishers Declines, But Children’s Books Still Have Presence
Toy Fair 2011: Publisher Attendance Down, but Books Presence Remains
CPSIA Update: Congressional Committee Holds Hearing on Implementation
Licensing Hotline: February 2011
CPSC Extends Stay of Enforcement on CPSIA Testing
CPSIA Update: Testing Requirements Go Into Effect in February Unless Stay Is Extended
Licensing Hotline: December 2010
Licensing: The Year in Review
Licensing Hotline: November 2010
Three Words: Free Ice Cream
Licensing Hotline: August 2010
Licensing Hotline: July 2010
Value Channel Not for the Faint of Heart
Exhibitors, Attendees Upbeat at Las Vegas Licensing Show
Licensing Begins To Turn the Corner
Licensing Hotline: June 2010
Marvel Children's Books Now Under Disney Management
Publishers Begin To Embrace Digital Storytelling
Capstone Characters Headed for Hollywood
Licensing Hotline: March 2010
Waxman's CPSIA Amendment Could Address Publishers', Libraries' Concerns
Little, Brown Attends
Monster High

Toy Fair Exhibitors Fewer in Number, but Upbeat
Licensing Hotline: February 2010
CPSC Report to Congress Recommends CPSIA Exclusion for Books
CPSIA Stay on Testing Extended Another Year
CPSIA: The Year in Review
Licensing Hotline: December 2009
Licensing Hotline: October 2009
CPSIA: The Waiting Game Continues for Libraries
CPSIA Update: Progress, But Still Some Loose Ends
Licensing Hotline: August 2009
CPSC Issues Policy Statement on CPSIA Tracking Labels
New CPSC Head Promises to Make CPSIA a Priority
Licensing Hotline: June 2009
DK Plans Out-of-This-World LEGO Star Wars Event
Licensing 2009: Hello, Las Vegas!
Full Steam Ahead for The 39 Clues
Hasbro Tweaks Global Publishing Strategy
No Stay on CPSIA-Mandated Tracking Labels
The Cat in the Hat Heads to TV
CPSIA Update: Still Waiting
Emily the Strange: From Fashion to Fiction
More Merchandise for a Curious Monkey
Licensing Hotline: April 2009
Children’s Publishers Address CPSIA Testing and Labeling Provisions
CPSIA Update: Book Community Calmer and Compliant, But Still Confused
Licensing Hotline: March 2009
Toy Fair: Back to Basics
Toy Fair 2009: Back to Basics
CPSIA Enforcement Waived for Post-1985 Books
CPSIA Stay Provides Relief But Not Reform
CPSC Delays Enforcement of CPSIA Testing Requirements for One Year
Licensing Hotline: January 2009
The Very Latest on CPSIA and Books
Safety Act Catches Publishers Off Guard
Industry Scrambling to Comply with Child Safety Act
Licensing Hotline: December 2008
Chorion: Managing the Brand
Scholastic to Publish New ‘Star Wars’ Series
Licensing Hotline: October 2008
Digital Technology Brings Kids' Books to Life
Licensing Hotline: August 2008
Licensing Hotline: July 2008
Rediscovering Waldo
Licensing Hotline: May 2008
Licensing Hotline: April 2008
Licensing Hotline: February 2008
Licensing Hotline: December 2007
Licensing Hotline: October 2007
Licensing Hotline: August 2007
Licensing Hotline: July 2007
Book-Based Properties on the Rise at This Year's Licensing Show
Licensing Hotline: June 2007
Licensing Hotline: April 2007
Licensing Hotline: January 2007
Licensing Hotline: October 2006
Licensing Hotline: February 2003
Licensing Hotline: October 2002
Licensing Hotline: October 2002
Licensing Hotline: August 2002
Licensing: Extending the Brand
Licensing Hotline: March 2002
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