Toot The Tiny Tugboat pyjamas coming to George at Asda

Toot the Tiny Tugboat‘ pyjamas, designed by Cooneen, will go on sale online at George at Asda in May 2016.  ‘Toot the Tiny Tugboat‘, produced by Lupus Films, is an animated TV series on Milkshake!, Cartoonito and Netflix.

New Licensing Partners for The Scout Association

Joining existing licensees, Ginger Fox and Peartree Heybridge, leading collectibles company Danbury Mint have partnered with Steiff, the inventors of the teddy bear, to develop a limited edition Steiff Cub Scout bear to celebrate Cubs100, the Cub Scouts centenary in 2016.  In addition, teNeues will launch the first Scouts wall calendar later this year.  Spineless Classics is also making reference to original Scouts material as it launches its framed print reproduction of Scouting For Boys.

Baby Cow chooses Metrostar for Wussywat the Clumsy Cat

Baby Cow has appointed Metrostar to manage its licensing for its latest CBeebies series, ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat‘.  ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat’ is a simple 2D pre-school animation where our hero, Wussywat, a curious and ever so clumsy cat, discovers the world in all its wonder. The series was launched on CBeebies in June 2015 and has already reached over 50% of his target market, pre-school children.

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.