Both characters feature in the book created by Ronald McDonald House Charities. The independent charity provides free ‘home away from home’ accommodation for families with children in hospital across the UK.
The book Patch and the Talent Show is part of a three-month campaign to encourage parents to end the day with quality time reading with their children, as well as raise awareness and funds for the Charity.
In the book, protagonists of Around the World with Willy Fog and Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds join Patch, the Night Light, a character that represents the comfort found in Ronald McDonald Houses, as well as his friends, in order to organise a contest. Throughout the plot, with features different interactive elements – voice over, music, special animations – Willy Fog acts as the master of ceremonies of the whole event, whilst Dogtanian participates showing his sword skills.
In words of Javier Biern, licensing director of BRB Internacional: ‘‘We feel so honoured by the fact that Ronald McDonald House Charities has counted on us for this project. Both Willy Fog and Dogtanian are highly well-known characters worldwide, and we hope this book provides confort for ’’.
Readers can download the book as well as donate to the Charity at www.rmhc.org.uk/night-light.