After the Miles Franklin, Melissa Lucashenko’s TOO MUCH LIP has now won the Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of state significance. Congratulations to Melissa for this well-deserved award!
But you’ll have to wait until January to see the gorgeous UK edition! The proofs just landed on our desk, and mere photos can’t do justice to their gorgeousness!
Angeline Bolley has now accepted a pre-empt for world French-language rights for FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER in a joint offer from Editions Nathan, who will publish in Europe, and Editions de l’Homme, who will publish in Quebec. German rights have also gone to cbj and a major TV/film deal is in the works. Watch this space for…
Film rights to Australian author John Flanagan’s fantasy-adventure series RANGER’S APPRENTICE have been acquired by Dick Cook Studios with production starting in mid-2020. Published by Random House Children’s, the 12-book ‘Ranger’s Apprentice’ series, as well as its two prequels and spinoff series, have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. Click here to read the…
Rizzoli Libri have snapped up Italian rights to Angeline Boulley’s YA thriller FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER with a preempt! Publication is planned for spring 2021, at the same time as the book is published in English by Holt.
Jen Wang’s graphic novel El Principe y la Modista (THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER) has just been named 2019 Book of the Year by the Madrid booksellers! Congratulations go to Jen and to her Spanish publisher, Sapristi!
Italian (Rizzoli) and Spanish (RBA) rights have now been sold for THE NIGHT COUNTRY, Melissa Albert’s brilliant follow-up to her best-selling THE HAZELWOOD. UK/ANZ rights previously went to Penguin UK. Here’s their cover.
We are absolutely thrilled to be representing FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER, a taut YA thriller fizzing with energy that paints a picture of an America and native Americans that is a revelation to outsiders. After an exciting auction, Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Younger Readers won the North American rights, beating out eleven other competitors. Now,…
Here’s a first peek at the US and UK covers of Melissa Albert’s follow-up to her best-seller THE HAZELWOOD. But unless you’re very lucky, you’ll have to wait until January to read the book. Rizzoli have just acquired the Italian rights to THE NIGHT COUNTRY.
We usually only post good news about our clients – sales, awards, bestsellers, etc. – but this is the saddest news we have ever received, and we felt obliged to share it. Ida Hatke, the youngest daughter of ZITA THE SPACEGIRL and MIGHTY JACK author Ben Hatke, was killed in a tragic accident last month….