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Acquisitions and New Business Manager
After a Degree in media and film, Haines started his publishing career in the marketing department at HarperCollins Children’s Books before moving into a licensing role working on brands including “Dr. Seuss”, “One Direction” and “Hello Kitty”. He joined Penguin in early 2012 and is now Acquisitions and New Business Manager. Current brands include “Furchester”, “World of Warriors”, “Dennis the Menace” and “Peppa Pig”. He is also responsible for the acquisition and development of new IP including preschool television show “Puffin Rock”.
Speed Meetings: Publishers
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Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the Publishers
Children’s Publishing still represents one of the main providers of new brands for the international children’s media business. Historically these brands have always been originated by authors or author-illustrators. The market suggests that mediums and platforms are already converging both creatively and commercially. So while the author-creator model will always…