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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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:37:40 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 04:18:54 UTC ]
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Canongate pre-empts Salena Godden's 'visionary' debut novel

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 09:13:58 UTC ]
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