Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Bigfoot Mountain by debut author Roderick O’Grady.
Publisher Penny Thomas acquired world rights from Abi Sparrow at S P Agency. The book will be published in spring 2021.
Bigfoot Mountain is set in North America where Bigfoot roams the forests. Minnie leads an isolated life with her stepfather, Dan. When Minnie stumbles over four giant footprints on a remote mountain trail, Dan is sceptical, but Minnie thinks she knows better. After her discovery, the parallel lives of Minnie and young Sasquatch Taayii, gradually entwine.
Thomas commented: "Bigfoot Mountain is a sensitive and evocative story of grief and healing in a beautifully realised natural world, which will resonate with readers the world over We are delighted with this compelling tale."