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Cynthia Wylie

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Bloomers’ creator, Cynthia Wylie, was raised on a farm in Western Pennsylvania. She came up with the idea of “Bloomers” as she was raising her own children and trying to get them to eat their vegetables.

“One day, I made up little garden characters I called the “Bloomers” who lived in a mythical place called Bloomers Island, where they would grow their own food and eat only vegetables. When my children would visit the family farm they would look for the “Bloomers” while digging up potatoes and laughing with delight in discovery. Naturally, they always ate the vegetables they harvested.”

Wylie herself spent the better part of her childhood playing in the woods, fields, and gardens of her family farm, before the advent of computers, smart phone
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Licensing Research

Some licensing research I did. It's a bit dated, but still relevant.

Top Ten Licensors for Children (First number is overall licensor in all categories)

#7 Sanrio (U.S. includes Hello Kitty, My Melody, Chococat, Keroppi, BadtzMaru etc.)
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“1. There are no good ideas, there is only good execution.

2. Don't worry about the fruit of your labor. Just worry about your labor. The fruit will come of its own accord.”
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“1. There are no good ideas, there is only good execution.

2. Don't worry about the fruit of your labor. Just worry about your labor. The fruit will come of its own accord.”
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