Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 16:26:58 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud moves to Walker in six-figure two-book deal

Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 03:23:16 UTC ]
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Walker does nine-book deal with Smriti Halls

Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first book, Welcome to Your World, described as “a stunning celebration of new life and our precious natural world”, will be published simultaneously in March... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:28:42 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Egmont strikes two-book deal for MG series by Annabelle Sami

Egmont has snapped up rights to a new middle-grade series by Annabelle Sami with illustrations by FAB Prize finalist, Allen Fatimaharan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 04:43:34 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group pre-empts MG series in six-figure deal

Hachette Children's Group has pre-empted a middle-grade series by J M Joseph in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 04:19:11 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Montgomery joins Walker in four-book deal

Ross Montgomery is joining the Walker Books list after the publisher landed two new fiction titles and a pair of picture books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 21:47:06 UTC ]
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Walker snaps up Malamander sequel in six-figure deal

Walker Books has triumphed in an eight-way auction to publish the follow up to Malamander by Thomas Taylor in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 07:54:33 UTC ]
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Sarah Shun-lien Bynum signs six-figure two-book deal with FSG

Chinese American writer Sarah Shun-lien Bynum is causing waves across the Atlantic with an auction and six-figure deal for two books with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, as buzz around a UK deal begins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-24 01:13:28 UTC ]
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Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks

The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks. The post Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires Jamie Littler debut in six-figure deal

Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix founder's first book to Ebury in major six-figure deal

UK rights in the first book by Netflix c.e.o. and co-founder Reed Hastings have gone to Ebury for a high six-figure advance following a multi-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Cat Person’ Author, Kristen Roupenian, Gets 7-Figure Book Deal

Kristen Roupenian, the author of “Cat Person,” a fiction piece in The New Yorker that became a viral phenomenon, has agreed to a two-book deal. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker acquires MG fantasy series

Walker Books has bought world rights to a middle-grade fantasy trilogy from Irish author Celine Kiernan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chronicle buys picture book in six-figure deal

Chronicle Books has paid a six-figure advance for a picture book by debut author and illustrator Brendan Wenzel, following an eight-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scribble acquires Jennifer Higgie picture book

Miriam Rosenbloom, commissioning editor of Scribe’s children’s imprint Scribble, has acquired the world rights for Jennifer Higgie’s debut children’s picture book, There’s Not One. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barr amnesia book to PRH in “six-figure” deal

Penguin Random House UK Children's has acquired a teen book by Emily Barr in a six-figure deal. Editorial director Ruth Knowles bought world rights to The One Memory of Flora Banks, along with a second stand-alone novel, from Lauren Pearson at Curtis Brown. The book is about Flora, a teenage... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac acquires Gwynne trilogy in six-figure deal

Pan Macmillan has acquired a new epic fantasy series in a six-figure deal. Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan bought world rights to John Gwynne’s standalone trilogy from agent John Jarrold. The trilogy will be set in the same stirring Celtic-inspired world as Gwynne’s first quartet, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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