An international licensing pact between Al Ahil Holding Group and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products will see a Fox-branded theme park and resort open in Dubai in 2018.
New toy line INVICTA Challenge aims get kids reading more by combining both physical and digital playthings. The IP owner and toy industry vet Jim Murphy discusses his history-inspired brand, which just launched at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Scholastic Reading Club and nonprofit organization We Need Diverse Books are partnering for the holiday season to offer more than 75 titles with diverse characters and storylines to kids in grades four to eight.
Children’s app maker Night & Day Studios has created pinball maze game Wirly specifically for the new Apple TV platform.
In a bid to further meet industry demand for entertaining and enriching kids content, L.A.-based Genius Brands International (GBI) has agreed to sell approximately US$4.3 million in common stock and warrants to investors and company management.
In combining traditional wooden blocks with connected devices, Attocube is the latest startup to vie for a piece of the flourishing smart toy sector. And analysts are welcoming it with open arms, citing windows of opportunities as video games continue to age up and traditional toys age down.
Following a deal between Random House Books for Young Readers, WBCP and DC Entertainment, American author Lisa Yee will pen a middle-grade novel as part of the recently launched DC Super Hero Girls franchise.