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Headline News Coolabi, Penguin Sign Global Publishing Deal for ‘Clangers’

Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.

Headline News Me Books Launches Children's Book Contest

Me Books and Show Me the Animation partner to launch a children’s book contest to unearth one of the UK’s best budding author/illustrators.

Headline News Silver Dolphin Launches Digital Arm

Silver Dolphin Books launches kids’ app publishing business and acquires app publishing rights to evergreen brands Little Critter and Richard Scarry.

Blogs Studios Snatching Up Cookbooks after Success of 'Hunger Games'

The recent success of The Hunger Games has lead to a frenzy of rights licensing for fresh culinary-themed properties as studios try to turn the contemporary foodie craze into the next big formulaic feature franchise hit machine.

Headline News Jan Berenstain Dies at 88

Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, resulting in two television series, a number of TV specials and even a videogame, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday in Solebury, Pennsylvania.

Headline News ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ Wins Oscar for Best Animated Short

William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” won the award for Best Animated Short at the 84th Academy Awards.

Headline News Lionsgate Acquires Chaos Walking YA Series

LIONSGATE, a leading global entertainment company, announced today that it has obtained worldwide rights to develop, produce and distribute films based on the award-winning, best-selling and critically acclaimed "Chaos Walking" young adult novel trilogy by Patrick Ness.

Headline News Coolabi, Walker Prods. To Develop Scream Street

Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi, and Walker Productions, the production arm of leading independent book publisher Walker Books, have entered into a major new co-development deal for Walker Books’ quirky comedy book series Scream Street.

Headline News StorySmyth Launches Oxford Titles on iTunes

StorySmyth Ventures Ltd, the producers of the StorySmyth Tales range of digital mobile children’s stories, has today launched a range of titles featuring children’s books from Oxford University Press (OUP).

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