RDF Kids & Family has inked a slew of licensing deals for its CBeebies arts and craft series Mister Maker.
RDF’s key partners include 2entertain, which is putting together a Mister Maker DVD for release in November 2008, and Creativity International, which is launching an arts and crafts range this fall.
In addition, RDF has signed deals with Dorling Kindersley and Penguin Books to develop activity books for spring 2009. Around the same time, a standalone Mister Maker magazine will also find its way into bookstores and kiosks across the UK.
Besides CBeebies, the series airs on Treehouse TV in Canada, Super RTL in Germany, Discovery Kids in Latin America, Hop! TV in Israel and Vision Entertainment in Kuwait.