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Centum Books secures UK master format licence for Minions

Published on: 13th April 2015

Centum Books has been awarded the UK master format licence for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions, the next film in the Despicable Me franchise.

Minions Sticker Book SUM15 Cover with 7.5mm Spine.inddThe licence was awarded by Universal Partnerships and Licensing, and the contract comes hot on the heels of Centum Books’ work with the studio on Despicable Me 2 and Jurassic World.

The range of titles is set to include a Minions Junior Novel, a Picture Storybook, Sticker Book, Activity Book, Poster Book and Annual.

Fiona Macmillan, publishing director, Centum Books, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded the UK master format for Universal and Illumination’s Minions, and we believe this is a reflection of the titles we have previously produced for Despicable Me 2. This contract extends our working relationship with Universal and Illumination and we look forward to creating a range of titles that will be loved by the dedicated Minions fan base.”

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