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 a universe where the unicorns are absolutely out of their minds […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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