Starfish swims into nine territories

Starfish swims into nine territories

Egmont has totted up nine territories for French illustrator Barroux’s picture book Where’s the Starfish?

Publishing director Melissa Fairley said the title, which has an ocean pollution theme, has been sold in Catalan (Símbol Editors), Chinese (China Citic Press), Danish (Arvids), French (Kaleidoscope), Dutch (J P Publishing), Italian (Edizioni Clichy), Korean (Safari Books), Taiwanese (Hsiao Lu) and the US (Little Bee).

Egmont will publish the book in the UK in spring 2016.

Fairley also signed world rights to two further picture books by Barroux from Kathryn Ross at Fraser Ross Associates.