Horrid Henry

Caroline Mickler Ltd. brokered a series of new and renewed licensing deals for Novel Entertainment‘s Horrid Henry. The British animated series based on the books by author Francesca Simon and illustrator Tony Rosson airs on Nickelodeon and Netflix in the UK as well as in 90 territories globally. Hulu has streaming rights in the U.S.

Among the new licensees are Texco (bedding), Cooneen (pajamas), and Clear Vision/NHS (eyeglasses). Renewed deals include Rubie’s for a collection of dress-up costumes; Paul Lamond for puzzles and board games; P2 Games for a mobile gaming app; and Fabric Flavours, which enters its 12th year as the official partner for Horrid Henry shirts.

Horrid Henry is one of the most successful animated series to come from the UK. Now in its fifth season, more than 250 episodes are available worldwide. It’s spawned a live-action feature film, a video game, and extensions for stage and radio.

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James Zahn

James Zahn

James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.