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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Gollancz signs Martell's 'unmissable' debut fantasy series

Gollancz has signed up debut author Nick Martell’s "unmissable" fantasy series, The Mercenary King. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 01:47:30 UTC ]
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In a new fantasy series, thrilling adventure takes cues from ‘Project Runway’

Elizabeth Lim’s “Spin the Dawn” follows a girl who disguises herself as a boy in the hopes of becoming the imperial tailor. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-30 16:00:58 UTC ]
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New film and TV deal for Stroud’s Bartimaeus Sequence

Start Media has optioned the film and TV rights to Jonathan Stroud’s fantasy series The Bartimaeus Sequence, according to Deadline. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 10:41:06 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 11, 2019

Don Winslow completes his Cartel trilogy with ‘The Border,’ #3 in hardcover fiction. Plus 'New Yorker’ staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe delves into a long-unsolved murder with ‘Say Nothing,’ and middle-grade fantasy writer Tui T. Sutherland’s Wings of Fantasy series gets its second graphic... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Del Rey Nabs New Adult Fantasy Series from Clare in Major Deal

Bestselling YA author Clare's new fantasy series for adults, Sword Catcher, sold in a rumored seven-figure deal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut dragon-slaying series to Gollancz after 'fierce' auction

Orion science fiction and fantasy imprint Gollancz has acquired a cross-over fantasy series in a "fierce" and "hotly-fought auction" by debut author Kristen Ciccarelli. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Accent sells US rights to The Chronicles for 'substantial sum'

Accent Press has sold North American print rights for sci-fi and fantasy series The Chronicles of St Mary’s by Jodi Taylor to Skyhorse Publishing Inc. for a "substantial sum". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Debuts ‘Misfits of Avalon’ as Webcomic

Looking to use a webcomic to build support for a forthcoming print edition, Dark Horse is launching "The Misfits of Avalon," a new fantasy series by Kel McDonald that will debut online today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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