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    Read on for news about books celebrating Barbie's 60th birthday, Lerner's educational nonfiction plans for Garfield, Peanuts books to debut in partnership with NASA, IDW's Care Bears graphic novels, and more.

  • Licensing Hotline: March 2019

    News about Scholastic's Baby Shark books; Random House's new Minecraft fiction series; Carlton Books' new Disney license for augmented-reality formats; Studio Fun’s Lost Kitties tie-ins; Sterling’s Funko's Wetmore Forest books; Bob Books' license for VersaTiles; and more.

  • Licensing Hotline: February 28, 2019

    Read on for news about Sesame Workshop's recently signed licensees, Lerner and Skyhorse; Little Hippo's license from Disney for augmented reality titles; a new licensing program to support 'Where's Spot?'; and more.

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    Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group.

  • Licensing Hotline: February 2019

    Read on for news about Insight Editions' 'Missing Link,' Cottage Door Press's four new licenses, Scholastic's in-world handbook for the 'Pokémon: Detective Pikachu' film, Merrymakers' licensing program for Dog Man, the relaunch of Miffy licensing in North America, and more.

  • Licensing Hotline: January 2019

    Read on for a reboot of IDW's Transformers comic books, new titles in Insight Editions' licensed cookbook program, literary licensing programs from new agency FanGirl Branding & Consulting, and a wrap-up of other recently signed deals.

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    HMH is reintroducing the world-traveling, fedora-wearing thief Carmen Sandiego with an animated Netflix TV series debuting January 18; the relaunch will also encompass a publishing program, educational materials, a live-action feature film in 2020, and interactive games.

  • Licensing Hotline: December 2018

    Read on for news about IDW's Dungeons & Dragons franchise, publishers' involvement with Moonlite's story projector, and other recent licensing activities.

  • Licensing Hotline: October 25, 2018

    Read on for news about Scholastic's Feisty Pets books, Ameet's Wizarding World license, IDW's 20th anniversary kick-off event highlighting key licenses, Ferly's global rights for Justin Time, and DC Entertainment's partnership with Rooster Teeth.

  • Licensing Hotline: October 18, 2018

    Read on to learn about Scholastic's acquisition of She-Ra and RWBY, Macmillan's new Odd Squad license, dolls and apparel featuring Joe Books' Disney Princess art, Bendon's upcoming coloring and activity titles tied to 'Llama Llama' and 'True and the Rainbow Kingdom,' and more.

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