THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER GO TO HOLLYWOOD!

PRINCE & DRESSMAKERFilm rights to Jen Wang’s THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER have gone to Universal Pictures and Marc Platt! We can’t wait to see this unusual fairy tale come to life!

The graphic novel is published in English by First Second, and translation rights have already been sold to France (Akileos – publishing on  May), Spain (the Sapristi imprint at Roca), and Italy (Bao).

 

 

All other translation rights are still free, so do contact Lora for a copy of the PDF.

(Or pick up a copy of the First Second edition at your local bookseller.)

 

THE HAZEL WOOD Goes to Rizzoli

Italian rights to Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD have been pre-empted by Rizzoli Libri, making this the 16th foreign sale for this fantastic book! (Film rights have already been sold to Sony Pictures, with Red Wagon producing.)

THE HAZEL WOOD was only published at the end of January in the US, but it’s already number 3 on the February 18th  New York Times list of hardback bestsellers.

The American cover:

 HAZEL WOOD US cover

 

The UK cover: HAZEL WOOD UK cover

We’ll be posting more covers as the translations start coming in.

DON’T ASK ME WHERE I’M FROM Sells in Italy!

It’s a brilliant book!

Recipient of a Walter Dean Meyers We Need Diverse Books grant, Jennifer De Leon’s DON’T ASK ME WHERE I’M FROM, in which a girl whose father has been deported back to Guatemala is bussed from her inner city high school to a high achieving suburban one, where fitting into different worlds while holding her family together sows the seeds of burgeoning activism, to Caitlyn Dlouhy at Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, at auction, by Faye Bender at The Book Group (NA).

Italian language rights to Il Castoro, in a pre-empt, by Lora Fountain at Lora Fountain & Associates. Film rights: Michelle Weiner, CAA