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…
French rights to Ignatz Award-winner Tillie Walden’s graphic novel, SPINNING (First Second, September 2017), about coming of age, coming out, and coming to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know have been snapped up by Gallimard!
Natalie C. Anderson’s YA thriller, CITY OF SAINTS AND THIEVES, will be published in Spanish by Planeta, thus joining the growing list of publishers who have already bought rights.
Film rights to Natalie C. Anderson’s bestselling YA thriller CITY OF SAINTS AND THIEVES have been snapped up by Universal Pictures, and Kerry Washington is in negotiations to produce. Read more about it here. French rights have already gone to Pocket Jeunesse and UK to One World.
We are thrilled to announce that One World Books have acquired the UK/Commonwealth rights to Natalie C. Anderson’s 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.
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.)
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!)
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,…
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…