Tag Archives: children’s audio

Tonies picks up multiple awards amid period of ‘exponential UK growth’

A period of exponential growth here in the UK for the children’s audio platform, Tonies has been compounded with a slew of awards wins and recognition from across the parents media space. The popular storytelling and music playing Toniebox and its line up of Tonies figures, spanning some of the …

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Yoto teams with Sophie Ellis-Bextor to bring Mindfulness Corners to UK schools

The singer-songwriter and mindfulness advocate, Sophie Ellis-Bextor has partnered with the children’s audio platform, Yoto and its Yoto Player to launch a nationwide competition to bring Mindfulness Corners to 200 schools in the UK. The launch of the campaign follows recent research into the impact of Covid-19 on school children, …

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Classic literary character Pippi Longstocking joins the Tonies audio story library

Pippi Longstocking has become the latest classic children’s literary character to join the ever expanding portfolio of children’s audio stories at Tonies, welcoming the UK edition to the fold, as voiced by the award-winning presenter and comedian, Sandi Toksvig. Pippi Longstocking, an iconic fictional character created by the Swedish author, …

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An Audio Experience | Tonies and the gateway to pre-reading learning

Sponsored post. Stories play a definitive role in early language development from learning, and as a child grows up, to reading and broadening vocabulary. Audio storytelling has the power to introduce children in the pre-reading stage to the wonders of narrative, long before they can read for themselves.  As listening …

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Kids’ audio platform Yoto raises $17m funding to facilitate growth across Europe and North America

The kids’ audio platform, Yoto – the London-based team behind the award-winning Yoto Player – has raised $17 million in a Series A funding to help facilitate its rapid growth across Europe and North America. The investment was led by Acton Capital with participation from JamJar Investments, Global Founders Capital, …

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Kids’ audio platform Yoto Player welcomes five new Horrid Henry titles in Novel Entertainment partnership

The popular children’s audio platform, Yoto has secured a new partnership with Novel Entertainment as it prepares to welcome a slate of five Horrid Henry audio titles to its award-winning Yoto Player this June. Ice Cream Dream, The Name Game, The Best Boys’ Club Sleepover, Horrid Henry’s Petsitting Service, and …

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Yoto Player partners with LifeScore to launch audio cards to help kids dream positively

The children’s audio platform, Yoto and its award-winning Yoto Player has launched a new line of LifeScore Dream Cards, a collection of musical cards developed to help children sleep and enjoy emotionally positive dreams. The new initiative will see the launch of three pieces of music, including Dreams of Forest, …

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Yoto brings Diary of a Wimpy Kid to its children’s audio system Yoto Player

Yoto, the team behind the award-winning audio platform for children, Yoto Player, has struck up a partnership with the internationally best-selling children’s book series Diary of A Wimpy Kid to bring three popular stories to the system. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, and …

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Kids audio system Yoto Player named among TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020

The children’s audio platform Yoto and its award-winning Yoto Player has been named among TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020 in the parenting category. For 2020’s list, TIME solicited nominations both from its editors and correspondents around the world and through an online application process. It then evaluated them on …

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Mindfulness, storytelling and leading kids’ IP: The rise of children’s audio platform Yoto

The children’s audio platform, Yoto has made short work of its UK success. In just the eight months since its launch in February this year, the company has cited an ‘astonishingly rapid rise in sales’ through its own website and across Amazon, fueled by a lean towards new means for …

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