‘BabyLit’ Books Get Animated

Gibbs Smith teams up with award-winning executive story editor and writer Katherine Sandford to develop “BabyLit” series into an animated series concept.
License Global

February 3, 2021


Gibbs Smith Publishing has commissioned executive story editor and writer Katherine Sandford to identify and develop its bestselling 



Little Leonardo

 book series for children into an animated series concept. 

“We have had studio interest in our 


brand, and we are thrilled to take the next steps with veteran writer Katherine Sandford to create a vision for what an animated series will look like,” says Suzanne Gibbs Taylor, creator, 


, and brand and group publisher and chief creative officer, Gibbs Smith. “This series continues to garner attention and find new audiences as we strategically continue to craft fresh content.”

“We are pleased to be working with Katherine to bring the wonderful world of 


to a global audience via various media platforms and additional licensed product opportunities,” says David Wollos, partner, The Think Tank Emporium. “The sheer potential in all these areas for 


is a wonderful asset for Gibbs Smith and its strategic relationship

with Katherine.” 



 brand is a very special property,” says Sandford. “Gorgeous, thoughtful and inspiring, they are beautifully designed and intelligently written. I am excited and honored to be working with Think Tank and Gibbs Smith as we explore the future of BabyLit.”

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