New publisher will develop programs for all Rovio brands including 'Angry Birds.'
Kaiken will focus on children’s and teen content, as well as comics for all ages. Additionally, the new division will work as the global master publishing licensee for all of Rovio’s brands, with a strong focus on “Angry Birds.”
At the same time, the company will develop new stories for Rovio’s
young adult titles and develop publishing programs for other licensors.
Rovio’s book operations began in 2011 with
The Bad Piggies Egg Recipes
cookbook. Since then, the company has worked on creating and licensing hundreds of books in 35 languages and more than 50 countries. Imprint, a part of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, acquired worldwide English rights for the first two
novels in 2015. The rights to the
series have been sold in eight languages.
“Kaiken will be able to carry on Rovio’s successes in
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