Millie Magnificent Expands Global Reach with New Partnerships and Animated Series

The beloved preschool brand, Millie Magnificent, is gearing up for the launch of its exciting CG-animated series with the announcement of five new pre-buyers. Joining the lineup are YLE in Finland, RTS in Switzerland, SVT in Sweden, HOP in Israel, and Cinetel in Hungary, along with previously announced Canal+ in France and Treehouse/STACKTV in Canada.

Nelvana, the production company behind Millie Magnificent, has delighted fans with a sneak peek of the upcoming series. Viewers will follow the adventures of Millie Sparks and her ‘creato-crew’ as they tackle challenges in their neighborhood with creativity and imagination.

Inspired by the works of author Ashley Spires and Nelvana’s acclaimed animated short film, The Most Magnificent Thing, the series aims to promote critical thinking, problem-solving, and the importance of perseverance. Fans can also look forward to the release of the fourth book in the series, titled The Most Magnificent Team, scheduled to hit shelves in 2025.

Mellany Welsh, VP and Head of Nelvana and Kids Can Press, expressed her excitement about the positive reception to Millie’s adventures worldwide. She praised the team for their dedication to bringing Millie to life in a new and captivating way while staying true to the core themes of the beloved books and short film.

The success of The Most Magnificent Thing has been recognized on a global scale, with screenings at numerous prestigious film festivals and broadcasts in multiple countries. As the animated series gears up for its debut, fans can expect a heartwarming and educational journey with Millie and her friends.

Ashley Spires is a renowned author and illustrator known for her captivating children’s books that inspire creativity and imagination. Born and raised in Canada, Spires discovered her passion for storytelling at a young age. She pursued a degree in Illustration from the Ontario College of Art and Design University, where she honed her skills and developed her unique artistic style.

Throughout her career, Spires has received critical acclaim for her work, including the Millie Magnificent series, which has captured the hearts of young readers around the world. Her dedication to promoting learning and perseverance through storytelling has earned her a loyal fan base and numerous accolades in the literary community. Ashley Spires continues to delight audiences with her delightful characters and engaging narratives, leaving a lasting impact on the world of children’s literature.