Start Licensing’s Ian Downes ponders on Halifax’s boost for classic characters.
Ronnie Fairweather to retire from Penguin Random House Children’s after 30 years.
£2 from sale of each copy of new book goes to the charity.
Danilo, Carousel Calendars and Flame Tree among those feted.
New range of games based on Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups to launch.
Nine new titles set to join hit collection this autumn.
Sony Music album is inspired by the Ladybird Books for Grown-ups series.
Company will develop greeting cards, calendars and gift wrap for popular brand.
Penguin Ventures looking to build on success of books with bespoke programme.