Cake, Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice sign publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for award-winning Bottersnikes & Gumbles

LONDON –’Leading kids entertainment specialist CAKE and Australian production outfits Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice have signed a UK publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books, for their new CGI children’s comedy series Bottersnikes & Gumbles.

Hodder Children’s books, a division of the Hachette Children’s Group, will publish a series of young fiction and sticker and activity books aimed at 6-9 year olds based on the TV series, which is set to air on CBBC in July this year.

Lisle International is the appointed agent for general licensing & merchandise categories.

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Sambro snaps up Masha

Ink Global has announced that Sambro will produce Masha and the Bear merchandise for the UK market, after signing a deal brokered by Lisle International Licensing.

The hilarious animated hit chronicles the adventure of Masha – a lovable but endlessly inquisitive little girl – and her reluctant best friend, a circus bear whose love of the quiet life is repeatedly thwarted by Masha’s attentions. Ink Global represents the property globally in the broadcasting and licensing sectors, while Lisle International Licensing is the brand’s UK representative.

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