Toby’s Travelling Circus in Get Busy magazine

‘Toby’s Travelling Circus‘ is to feature in the popular ‘Get Busy‘ magazine, published by Kennedy Publishing, from January 2016.   ‘Toby‘ is an animated pre-school series (52 x 10”) from Komixx Entertainment.  The series has been on Milkshake! since 2012 and Tiny Pop since August 2015.  A second series has been announced and is likely to launch in 2017.

Alice Tait’s new style guide

We are very excited to announce that Alice Tait’s new style guide for London is now complete.  Alice is a popular British illustrator and has licensed gift products in many iconic attractions and outlets serving visitors to the UK.  Metrostar is now seeking to extend Alice’s designs into new product areas such as stationery, ceramics, home textiles and children’s clothing.

Toot the tiny tugboat in Fun to Learn Friends

‘Toot the Tiny Tugboat‘ is to feature in ‘Fun to Learn Friends‘ magazine, published by Redan Publishing, from January 2016.  ‘Toot the Tiny Tugboat‘, produced by Lupus Films, is an animated TV series on Milkshake!, Cartoonito and Netflex UK.

Chinelo Bally’s first book is published

Chinelo Bally publishes her first book with Pavilion Books.  ‘Freehand Fashion: Learn to Sew the Perfect Wardrobe – No Patterns Required!’ will show how to create glamorous, feminine garments using Chinelo’s innovative freehand method, which avoids the need for dressmaking patterns.

Marks & Spencer launches Dear Zoo apparel range

This first range of M&S Dear Zoo babywear will be arriving in store in November 2015.  The initial collection comprises of 10 beautifully designed garments and accessories featuring the animals from Rod Campbell’s much-loved story.  The direct to retail agreement (DTR) was brokered by Metrostar and will launch in 50 stores as well as online.

Chloe’s Closet to feature in Cute and Pink

‘Chloe’s Closet’, the pre-school animated TV series produced by Splash Entertainment, is to feature in ‘Cute’ and ‘Pink’ magazines from January 2016.  Both magazines are published by Kennedy Publishing.

Toby’s Travelling Circus appoints Metrostar

Metrostar has been appointed to develop and manage the licensing programme for ‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’, an animated pre-school series (52 x 10”) from Komixx Entertainment.  The series has been on Milkshake! since 2012 and Tiny Pop since August 2015.  A second series has recently been announced and is likely to launch in 2017.

Dogopedia from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

‘Dogopedia: A Compendium of Canine Curiosities’, written by Justin Hankins, is published today by Headline. Drawing on the vast body of knowledge belonging to the world’s most famous dogs and cats home, ‘Dogopedia’ is a crucial compendium that educates and entertains with facts about everything from wolf ancestry and dog physiology to canine reindeer herders and magicians.

The Clandestine Cake Club: A Year of Cake

Following the success of their first recipe collection, The Clandestine Cake Club is back with a second delicious helping ‘A Year of Cake‘. Inspired by the most cake-worthy moments throughout the year, founder Lynn Hill and her army of Cake Club members have compiled 100 gorgeous recipes to whet your appetite and get you celebrating.

The Great British Bake Off: Celebrations

The new ‘The Great British Bake Off: Celebrations‘ book written by Linda Collister is published today by Hodder & Stoughton.  ‘Celebrations‘ includes recipes for every occasion, from family meals and home-cooked teas to the big dates like Christmas and Diwali, Halloween and birthdays, as well as technical challenges, showstoppers and signature bakes you will recognize from the show.