Happy Holidays!

The Agency team had a great Holiday lunch today at our favourite local Italian restaurant.  (If you look closely, you can see that everyone was dressed for the occasion). It was also a good-bye lunch for intern Felicity Aris who’s leaving us to continue her adventures in Italy next. She will be missed! (And we have her…

Nine Out of Twenty! WOW!

Paste Magaine has published their list of 20 Best Kids Comics of 2018, and nine of the twenty are from our clients! From First Second: there’s MARGO MALOO AND THE MONSTER MALL in first place!                   Then come the DELILAH DIRK series and THE NAMELESS CITY series at…

THE HAZEL WOOD Is a Best Book of 2018!

Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD is on not one but two Best Books of 2018 lists!       First, the US edition was chosen for the New York Times list of  Five Notable YA Books for 2018 (one of the three novels, the other two books are nonfiction). The full article is here.    …

Cheers!

We are pleased to announce that we are now representing French Illustrator Marc Dekeister for his upcoming project, GREAT WINE CHATEAUX OF FRANCE! Over the past thirty years, Marc has produced illustrations for the major names in French winemaking, including Petrus, Yquem, Margaux, etc., which this beautiful coffee table book will showcase among the 40 chateaux from Bordeaux,…

Graphic Novel News from First Second

There’s a lot happening, so this is long! CHECK, PLEASE! by Ngozi Ukazu is garnering major media buzz, with more to come! NPR Books says, “With Bitty’s ever-contagious optimism and Ukazu’s sprightly drawings, life inside this soap bubble is as nice as it should be everywhere else.” Read the full review here. Den of Geek calls CHECK, PLEASE!…

PW Best Books of 2018 Lists

Publishers Weekly have published their Best Books of 2018 lists, and three graphic novels from our clients are on the YA list! In alphabetical order, they are: HEY, KIDDO by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Graphix) – also a National Book Award finalist.             ON A SUNBEAM by Tillie Walden (First Second)….

35 Weeks!

THE HAZEL WOOD is now in its 35th week on the New York Times YA Hardback Bestsellers List!    

ZITA, la Viajera Espacial

That’s ZITA THE SPACE GIRL in Spanish, and she’s coming out soon under the new Astronave imprint from Norma Editorial. Here’s a peek at the super promo pack the publishers are sending to booksellers that just arrived today. Yep, those are packs of special Zita gummy stars! (But they’re too cute to eat.)

We’re on the same page. Are you?

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as the 70th year that the Frankfurt Book Fair is taking place. ARTE, ZDF and DER SPIEGEL, the Frankfurter Buchmesse and the German Publishers & Booksellers Association have joined forces to form an alliance and, with the support of the United Nations…

New from First Second: LAST PICK by Jason Walz

An alien abduction has left behind only those younger than sixteen, older than sixty-five, or too “disabled” to work. In other words, people who weren’t a threat—until now. Twins Sam and Wyatt are ready to chuck their labels, break free from their captors, and inspire others to do the same. It’s time for “the last…