9 Story Brands entered into Australian licensing arrangements for Sutikki and Foundling Bird’s Moon and Me.

The new deals for Australia follow the successful debut of the series from Teletubbies creator Andrew Davenport on ABC Australia last June.

Scholastic Australia released two Moon and Me books — The Little Seed and the Moon Baby sticker book — with five more titles planned for this year. Hunter Products has joined the licensing program to handle toys, puzzles, and wooden items. Other licensees include Kinnerton for candy and confections; Redan Publishing for magazines; and Minor Entertainment for live shows.

Merchantwise will handling licensing and marketing for Moon and Me in Australia on behalf of 9 Story.

9 Story Distribution International oversees the global distribution of the series excluding the U.S., thr UK, and China. 9 Story Brands manages global merchandising rights excluding the UK and China.