Monster Entertainment announces that Pulcinella Award-winning animated series The Day Henry Met..? from Irish studio Wiggleywoo will launch in the U.S. through interactive content service Curious World. The agreement marks Monster’s first deal with the service’s owner, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Curious World has also picked up Yowza Animation’s Hippothesis.
Curious World is an iOS compatible app offering curated collections of games, videos and ebooks for children aged three to seven. The subscription-based service featuring “engaging playful learning content selected by early childhood experts and aligned with eight key learning areas.”
The Day Henry Met (26 x 5) launched at MIP Junior this year and is currently the top-rated preschool series in Australia, where it airs on Nick Junior. The show follows charming, inquisitive Henry as in each episode he meets something new, be it a whale, a knight or the moon. International broadcasters include RTE Junior (Ireland), Nick Junior (UK), SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), TVO and Knowledge Network (Canada), Nickelodeon and ABC (Australia) and Eesti (Estonia).
Wiggleywoo will kick off production on a second season in January, 2016.