HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s pre-empts world rights in Zurcher debut

Penguin Random House Children’s has pre-empted the world rights to Twelve Nights, the debut children’s book by Andrew Zurcher, director of studies in English at Queen’s College Cambridge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anna James signs three book deal with HarperCollins Children’s

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired the debut novel from literary journalist and scout Anna James in a “hotly contested” auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hutchinson pre-empts debut Swan Song in six-figure deal

Debut novel Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott has been acquired by Hutchinson in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

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HarperCollins Children's pre-empts Steven Camden

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W&N pre-empts debut in six-figure deal

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

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Hodder pre-empts book based on Helena Merriman's Tunnel 29 podcast

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Windmill's Cray pre-empts 'searing' Lee début in six-figure deal

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Wildfire pre-empts debut ‘feminist epic’

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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

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Avon bags 'glorious' Doyle debut in two-book deal

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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

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Arrow snaps up Paula Greenlees Singapore-based debut in two-book deal

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Canongate pre-empts Salena Godden's 'visionary' debut novel

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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

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Rider pre-empts first book from 'Iceman' Wim Hof

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