Netflix’s next kids series is based on a book series big in the UK, Australia

Netflix’s next kids’ offering is a comedic adaptation of the Bottersnikes & Gumbles book series, published in the U.K. and Australia between 1969 and 1989. Currently in co-production from Cake, Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice, the series of 11-minute eps will bow on the streaming service as well as Seven Network Australia and CBBC in the U.K. The action follows three young Gumbles–Tink, Bounce and Willi–as they bounce about while avoiding getting tin-canned by their lazy and grumpy neighbors the Bottersnikes. Kickstart is handling animation out of Hong Kong; worldwide distribution of the series will be handled by Cake.

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