Articles Tagged ‘HarperCollins Children’s Books’
New York City-based The Wildflower Group is the new agent for a couple of iconic Goodnight Moon and Raggedy Ann & Andy publishing properties
The Jim Henson Company, based in L.A., has picked up the film and consumer products rights to 1970s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. An animated film featuring the comic adventures of the amphibian pals is in development, while a licensing program based on the series’ original artwork is underway.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the classic Berenstain Bears children’s property, both Random House Children’s Books and HarperCollins Children’s Books will release new titles featuring the iconic bear family. Nelvana Enterprises is also looking to mount a licensing program focused on the IP’s upcoming milestone.
HarperCollins Children’s Books UK has secured a multi-book deal with English comedian, writer and actor David Walliams that includes new fiction titles and expansion into color books.
Children’s literary characters like Fancy Nancy and Splat the Cat are finding new homes on the Apple iBookstore and Barnes & Noble NOOK Bookstore thanks to a new early reading program from HarperCollins Children’s Books called I Can Read.