Penguin Grows Top Brands

EUROPE–Penguin Ventures has unveiled a host of new licensing deals and plans for some of its top properties including Peter Rabbit, The Snowman and Ladybird.

April 6, 2018

Penguin Grows Top Brands

Peter Rabbit, The Snowman



get new product ranges and consumer campaigns ahead of the holiday season.


First, the company has teamed up with the Royal Mint to launch the last character in its Beatrix Potter series of coins. The new coin will feature Peter Rabbit’s cousin Benjamin Bunny and is now available.

The company has also revealed that its interactive exhibition at the River & Rowing Museum has seen the largest number of visitors for a one month period, beating its previous summer visitor by 20 percent. The

Peter Rabbit

exhibition is set to close on Sept. 24.

Meanwhile, Penguin Ventures has revealed that it will launch a consumer campaign for

The Snowman

this year that focuses on advents. During the campaign, bloggers and social media influencers will be invited to share their advent traditions. Penguin will also create bespoke content for its digital channels.

Penguin has also unveiled a new style guide for

The Snowman

from Andsome

Creative Agency, which is now available on Brand Comply for all licensees.



, the company has also teamed up with the Royal Mail to create new stamps featuring iconic covers from the

Ladybird Books

series, including

Adventures from History


Well-Loved Tales, Hobbies and How It Works, People at Work


Nature and Conservation

, among others.

Designed In Color has also signed on to release a line of


-themed mugs featuring covers of classic titles like

The Story of Football, Learning with Mother


Danger Men


Finally, Penguin Ventures will release 11 new titles for

Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

. New titles include

How It Works: The Baby


A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book


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