CITY OF SAINTS AND THIEVES

Natalie C. Anderson’s CITY OF SAINTS AND THIEVES is a YA thriller set in Kenya and the Congo and has been described as “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl.” Now French rights have been acquired by Pocket Jeunesse.  

More HAZEL WOOD News!

Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD just keeps selling and selling! After France, now RBA have acquired world rights for Spanish and Catalan, and Moon are the winners of the Dutch auction. Fairy tales don’t care whether you believe in them. (From the RBA offer.)  

THE HAZEL WOOD Is Coming to France!

After an animated auction, it’s Editions Milan who have won the right to publish Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD in France. (That isn’t the real cover, we just wanted to make this post prettier!)

More HAZEL WOOD News!

The rights situation keeps on changing very quickly for this wonderful new contemporary fantasy crossed with very scary fairy tales from Melissa Albert. Last week, Giunti pre-empted the Italian rights for THE HAZEL WOOD, and now Penguin Random House UK have won the auction for UK/Commonwealth rights! Auctions are under way now in France and Spain,…

THE HAZEL WOOD Takes Off Big!

Melissa Albert’s debut novel, THE HAZEL WOOD, is creating big waves! During the Frankfurt Book Fair last week, it was a hot topic among international YA publishers. On Monday, the German rights were pre-empted by Oetinger, and on Tuesday night, before the fair had officially opened, we closed a deal for Portuguese Brazilian rights, with Ana Bergins…

Nobody likes a Goblin!

Here’s a peek at the cover for the French edition of Ben Hatke’s NOBODY LIKES A GOBLIN which is just being released by Dargaud. We are also excited to announce that the film rights to Ben’s ZITA THE SPACEGIRL trilogy have been sold to Fox Animation!

Poking Fun at Pokemon Go!

Spanish author Jose Fonollosa has done a very funny book about the Pokemon Go! craze, called GO!, which will be published next month by Planeta Cómic. The.Italian rights have already been acquired by Magic Press, and the German rights have gone to Panini Germany.  

Four New Sales for Planeta Cómic!

We are very pleased to announce two French sales for Planeta Cómic titles:     First of all, Dupuis have snapped up the rights to  INTEMPERIE(Out in the Open), the forthcoming graphic novel adaptation by Javi Rey of Jesus Carrasco’s aclaimed novel. This powerful story is definitely not to be missed!            …

FINDING THE CURE FOR CANCER by J.R. Helton

(Smile, John!) World English-language rights to J.R. Helton’s latest book, FINDING THE CURE FOR CANCER, have just been acquired by Liveright. Seven Stories Press published DRUGS and THE JUGHEADS in English. And, in France, Au Texas tu serais déjà mort and Voyage au bout de la blanche (DRUGS) were published by 13e Note éditions.