Usborne signs Peter Bunzl

Usborne Publishing has acquired a middle-grade book by debut author Peter Bunzl. Rebecca Hill, Usborne fiction director, acquired the world rights (excluding the US and Canada) in a two-book deal from Jo Williamson of Antony Harwood, to Cogheart, which is about a girl investigating her father’s disappearance. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Usborne signs Peter Bunzl

Usborne Publishing has acquired a middle-grade book by debut author Peter Bunzl. Rebecca Hill, Usborne fiction director, acquired the world rights (excluding the US and Canada) in a two-book deal from Jo Williamson of Antony Harwood, to Cogheart, which is about a girl investigating her father’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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