Are Rhymes With Orange cartoons in the public domain?

No, Rhymes With Orange cartoons are not in the public domain; Hilary Price and Rina Piccolo own the copyright on all Rhymes With Orange images.

Can I use a Rhymes With Orange image in my book/presentation/classroom/blog post/social media post, etc.?

Any reprint or licensing request that involves a money-making venture (i.e., you plan to use a cartoon in a book, presentation, etc., that will produce income) will need to be expressly approved, and may incur a fee for use. If this applies to you, please get in touch to inquire about your specific situation.

In all cases, our implied or expressly given permission never allows altering the cartoon in any way.

Before contacting us to ask about using an image, please read the information below and see if it applies to your situation.

Teachers & Educational Institutions/Nonprofits

We generally allow people to use a Rhymes With Orange cartoon free of charge as long as it is not a commercial venture (i.e., you aren’t making money from it). If this is the case, then you may obtain a low-resolution copy of the cartoon you want to use from this link using the search buttons under the Daily Comic. If you’re in education and have a budget for materials, then yes, please pay us!

If you need a high-resolution file for printing, or if you do want to use the image in a for-profit context, please contact us and we can discuss a nominal licensing fee to use the image and/or get you the image file you need.

Social Media Posts & One-Time Blog Posts

You’re allowed to use a Rhymes With Orange cartoon in a single blog post free of charge as long as your blog is not a commercial venture (i.e., you don’t make money from your blog). This does not give you permission to use the cartoon as a permanent feature on your blog or website, nor does it give you permission to alter the cartoon in any way. We appreciate a link to our website as attribution.

Similarly, posting a Rhymes With Orange cartoon to a social media platform like Facebook or Instagram is allowed and free. Please make sure the original artwork is fully displayed and unaltered, so Hilary’s and Rina’s authorship of the cartoon is visible.

When in doubt, please feel free to get in touch and include a few details in your message so we can assess your situation. Here are some examples of things we need to know:

  • Medium or type of publication are you requesting permission for

  • If a publication: Self-published or published by a mainstream publisher?

  • Hard copy only, digital, or both?

  • Target audience?

  • Projected first print run?

    For questions, call the permissions department at 1-800-708-7311 ext. 245