Monster Entertainment launches interactive content service Curious World; announces first deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
DUBLIN -- Monster Entertainment has announced their first deal with global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as part of the company’s newly launched interactive content service Curious World. Curious World will allow Monster Entertainment’s new hit The Day Henry Met..?, produced by Irish animation company Wiggleywoo, as well as Canadian series Hippothesis, produced by Yowza, to be viewed by children in the U.S. as part of the service's curated collection of games, videos and eBooks.
Available as an app for the iPad and iPhone, Curious World is a subscription-based experience for kids aged three to seven, featuring engaging learning content selected by early childhood experts and aligned with eight key learning areas.
The Day Henry Met..? was launched at MIP Junior this year and this April won The Pulcinella Award for the Best European Work at Cartoons on the Bay and it is currently the top rated series for preschool children in Australia, airing on Nick Junior. Internationally, the series has also been acquired by RTE Junior-Ireland, Nick Junior-UK, SVT-Sweden, YLE-Finland, TVO and Knowledge Network in Canada, Nickelodeon and ABC in Australia, and Eesti in Estonia.
Aimed at the preschool audience, The Day Henry Met..? encourages children to use their imagination and discover the world around them through play and adventure. Henry is a charming, inquisitive little boy. In every episode Henry meets something new, which becomes the focus of his journey of discovery and adventure. The Day Henry Met a Whale! The Day Henry Met the Moon!, The Day Henry Met a Knight! Hmmm, I wonder what Henry's going to meet today?
Following the huge success of season 1 the second season will go into production in January 2016.
Source: Monster Entertainment