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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Buchanan's 'extraordinary' debut pre-empted by Flatiron and Mantle on partial submission

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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24-hour pre-empt from Sceptre for loneliness book

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Joanna Gaines Debuts a Children’s Book

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone bags QI writer's debut in 24-hour pre-empt

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s renews deal with Rob Biddulph

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday bags 'heart-wrenching' debut Shelf Life in 'speedy' pre-empt

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ross Welford signs new three-book deal with HarperCollins

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix founder's first book to Ebury in major six-figure deal

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's pre-empts 'ambitious' middle grade for six figures

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morris pre-empts 'taboo-busting' books on grief within 24 hours

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Sourcing Content: Sara Sargent of HarperCollins Children’s Books on Working With Wattpad

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Liz Hyder’s dystopian debut pre-empted by Pushkin

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