aNb Media News, February 6, 2014

Jim Henson Launches Publishing Division

Enchanted SistersThe Jim Henson Company announced the formation of Jim Henson Publishing. The new division within The Jim Henson Company will launch with the publication of the Enchanted Sisters series, a new property created by The Jim Henson Company under the direction of Halle Stanford, executive vice-president of children’s entertainment, together with veterans of the publishing and TV worlds author Elise Allen and character designer Paige Pooler. The new chapter book series targeting newly independent readers—girls ages 7 through 9—will be published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books beginning with the first book Autumn’s Secret Gift in August.

The Enchanted Sisters series tells the story of the four Sparkles: Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer—who, along with Mother Nature, are responsible for each turn of the season. Creating unrest and mischief in the Sparkles’ lives are Bluster Tempest and the Weeds.

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Angry Birds Go! Jenga Pirate Pig Attack Game from Mattel
Monopoly Empire from Hasbro
Grand Theft Auto V from Rockstar Games
Hedbanz for Adults from Spin Master
Furby Party Rockers from Hasbro
Flutterbye Fairy from Spin Master
Water Dancing Speakers from Leading Edge Novelty
8 Shimmer N Sparkle Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Maker from Cra-Z-Art
Despicable Me 2 Minion Dave from Thinkway Toys
10 Monster High Frights, Camera, Action! Viperine Gorgon from Mattel
11 FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey from Hasbro
12 Candy Crush Saga from King
13 Marvel Super Hero Mashers Captain America from Hasbro
14 Disney Frozen Castle & Ice Palace Playset from Mattel
15 Disney Frozen Pull Apart & Talkin’ Olaf from Just Play
16 Furby Boom! from Hasbro
17 Despicable Me 2 Agnes’ Fluffy Unicorn from Thinkway Toys
18 Barbie Digital Makeover from Mattel
19 Batman Deluxe Combination Toddler / Booster Car Seat from Kids Embrace
20 Ever After High Secret Hearts Diary from Mattel