Since his comic book debut in 1949, Casper, the “Official Ambassador of Halloween” has been making friends for generations. Casper is the star of thousands of comic books (over 100 million sold), hundreds of cartoon TV episodes, and a Hollywood film produced by Steven Spielberg. Casper also boasts more than $1 billion in retail sales worldwide. CGI-animated TV series, Casper’s Scare School™, made its global debut in 2009, airing on Cartoon Network in the US.
Lassie® is the star of eleven feature films, a radio show and an Emmy Award-winning TV series. The world’s most famous dog has shared the stage with such Hollywood royalty as Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney and Peter O’Toole, and even has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. There’s only one dog like Lassie. A symbol of home, loyalty and courage around the world, Lassie is a trusted source for all pet care needs. The brand kicks off its 75 Anniversary celebration beginning in December 2013!
For 70+ years, Little Golden Books® have been trusted and loved by parents as an introduction to shared story time with their toddlers. Best known for their signature gold foil spine, “This Little Golden Book belongs to _____” nameplate and beautiful artwork, the classic stories—The Poky Little Puppy, The Shy Little Kitten, Scuffy the Tugboat, Tootle, The Saggy Baggy Elephant, Tawny Scrawny Lion, The Fuzzy Duckling, The Little Red Hen and The Little Red Caboose—are a staple in every American child’s first library and are passed down from generation to generation.
Noddy, the creation of the renowned author, Enid Blyton, is about a little wooden bobblehead boy who can’t stop nodding…even when he means to say no. Noddy lives in the village of Toyland, a magical world where toys come to life! He loves driving his friends around Toyland and delivering parcels in his yellow taxi. His passion to help out his friends and obliviousness to the obstacles in his way often gets him in trouble, but in the end, Noddy always carries the day!
Whether she is at home with her family or at school with her friends, OLIVIA™ sees every day as an adventure. One minute she is crossing a vast desert (the backyard), and the next, she is rocketing into outer space to discover a new planet. This 6 3/4 year-old dynamo has an extraordinary imagination and believes anything is possible—if you can dream it, you can achieve it! Confident, spirited and lovable, this precocious pig is an expert at making her voice heard, inspiring girls everywhere to think boldly and dream BIG.
An American classic celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2015, pat the bunny® takes babies on a journey of discovery with new wonders on every page— “looking in the mirror”, “smelling the flowers” and “playing peek-a-boo.” These explorations of sound, touch, sight and smell create special first moments between caregiver and child that will be treasured for years to come. Written by a mother for her child in 1940, pat the bunny continues to be a top first book for babies year after year.
Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way! The story of how Peter Cottontail earned the title of #1 Chief Easter Bunny has marked the arrival of spring for more than three decades. A TV holiday classic, Here Comes Peter Cottontail™ has become an annual Easter tradition for generations of families.
Postman Pat enjoys his work delivering the post to his neighbors in the idyllic village of Greendale. With his trusty sidekick, Jess, the black and white cat, and his bright red van (or more recently his helicopter, quad bike and 4×4 vehicle), Pat always makes his delivery. Perhaps, it is this tenacity that made Postman Pat the longest running animated series on the BBC. Postman Pat loves to help out his friends and family (not to mention perfect strangers and stray animals) and always has a smile on his face. Ultimately, Pat encourages a sense of community spirit, bringing out the good neighbor in all of us. You can always count on Postman Pat!
From Kringle to Claus! Generations of families have grown up watching the legendary story of how Kris Kringle saved a town with no toys from Burgermeister Meisterburger, and how our favorite holiday traditions came to be. One of The Original Christmas Classics™, Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town™ remains a top-rated TV special, airing annually on ABC.
- The best-selling faith & values children’s franchise in the U.S. with over 70 million DVDs, 15 million Books and 7 million CDs sold
- One of the most recognized brands in the U.S. with moms of pre-schoolers
- Robust content plan with 3 new DVDs released each year, Christmas TV special in 2013 and multiple TV specials in 2014
- All-new TV series launches 2015
- Extensive digital content on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, VUDU and other outlets
In a galaxy plagued with chaos and evil, five robotic lions, piloted by a team of brave space explorers, combine to form the mighty metallic hero, Voltron®. After blazing onto planet Earth—and TV screens—in 1984, Voltron: Defender of the Universe aired in syndication through 1995. The hit series inspired a best-selling toy line and made Voltron a pop-culture icon.
Introduced as a “search & find” book, Where’s Waldo?® has become a pop culture phenomenon. Waldo is the ultimate intrigue…he is the character that people of all ages are drawn to find. A world traveler, Waldo is always in search of the next adventure and has traveled from the Pyramids in Egypt to Ancient Rome to the red carpets of Hollywood and even to Outer Space. You’ll recognize him by his iconic wardrobe—red and white striped sweater, black-framed glasses and bobble hat. With millions of fans joining the search, it’s no surprise that Where’s Waldo? has quickly grown into a leading lifestyle and travel brand.