Pearson and Copeland series scooped by Puffin in six-figure deal

Pearson and Copeland series scooped by Puffin in six-figure deal

Jenny Pearson has written a middle-grade comedy series with her agent and fellow children's author Sam Copeland, scooped by Puffin in a two-book, six-figure deal.

Ben Horslen, fiction publisher, acquired world rights to the Tuchus & Topps series from Julia Churchill at A M Heath. The first in the series, The Underpants of Chaos, will publish in summer 2022.

The series follows a young spy-detective duo as they investigate the increasingly bizarre series of events unfolding at their school. Puffin said: “Full of the humour, wit and heart loved by readers of both Pearson’s The Super Miraculo...

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