The Goosebumps franchise continues to grow with a sporting goods line called Goosebumps Sport. Products include winter sports equipment, bike accessories and outdoor sports gear by Great Scott; in-line skates, skateboards and protective gear by Seneca Sports; and outdoor toys by Toy Biz. Goosebumps Sport will be ready in time for the holiday season.
In a separate deal, Scholastic signed worldwide licensing agreements with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (TCFHE), DreamWorks and Tiger Electronics. Products include, a CD-ROM entitled Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland produced by DreamWorks with Microsoft providing global distribution and marketing, a video line, which was recently released by TCFHE in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K., and a hand-held electronic game by Tiger Electronics.
Other licensees include Hasbro, with toy and game lines to be released with the television series rollout in all territories; Topps, with themed trading cards for Europe and the Western Hemisphere; Copywrite Limited, with stationery and school supplies for Scandinavia, the U.K. and several European countries; and Grosvenor, with a toiletry line for Europe and the Middle East.