More Octonauts for HCCB

HarperCollins Children’s Books has agreed world rights for two new Octonauts picture books with Meomi (Vicki Wong and Michael Murphy), the partnership behind the Octonauts books.

Picture books editorial director Helen MacKenzie Smith concluded the deal with the first title, a gift book, scheduled for release in autumn 2012. The second will be a deep-sea adventure picture book. Octonauts classic picture books sold nearly 200,000 copies in the UK in 2011.