In the first of a new series of features on prominent figures in UK publishing, ACHUKA recently met up with David Maybury, the new commissioning editor at Scholastic…
Channel 5 has commissioned the first children’s TV series from Random House Children’s Screen Entertainment (RHCSE), the UK production house created by Random House Children’s Publishing and Komixx Entertainment.
"Wanda and the Alien" is based on the series of books by writer and illustrator Sue Hendra in which a little girl rabbit befriends an alien. It is set to air in 2014 as a series of 52 10-minute programmes using flash animation. The series is already in pre-production at Mackinnon & Saunders digital studios in Manchester.
RCHSE has appointed kids’ content distributor CAKE to handle global distribution of the series.