Tagged: Rights

Lambert novel to Aardvark

Aardvark Bureau has acquired a “chilling” new novel by Charles Lambert. Publisher-at-large Scott Pack bought UK and British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to The Children’s... Read more

Oneworld creates full-service rights department

Oneworld is to set up its first full-service rights department, with Ilona Chavasse appointed as rights director. Chavasse, former acting rights director at Atlantic, will... Read more

Strident acquires animal tale by Holman

Scottish publisher Strident has acquired an illustrated children’s book by actor and anthropologist Hugh Holman. The Almost Animals is about Angle, a crocogator who lives... Read more

Export markets 'mixed' for children's

Children’s publishers and agents have said that the maturation of many book markets globally, in addition to the economic downturn, has meant that the number... Read more

Egmont signs ten foreign rights deals for The It Girl

Egmont has sold the rights to The It Girl, the first in a teen series from debut author Katy Birchall, in 10 languages. The publisher... Read more

My Job In 5... Ola Gotkowska, Rights manager, Nosy Crow

Describe your role I sell translation rights in the entire Nosy Crow print list, from novelty and picture books to fiction for 9-12-year-olds. With a... Read more

Toby Mundy to sell rights for ALLi authors

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has partnered with the Toby Mundy Associates (TMA) agency to sell subsidiary rights for members. From 1st January 2015,... Read more

Children’s publishers sign up to rights exchange

Pan Macmillan, Bloomsbury Children’s Books and Oxford University Press are among the publishers attending a new rights exchange event, organised by the Children’s Media Conference... Read more

Global deals see shift in power

The increasing trend for the Big Six groups to publish brand authors globally can provide “huge advantages” for authors, publishers have said. However, agents are... Read more

Agents' key Frankfurt Book Fair titles: Part One

Curtis Brown has Tenacity by James Law, a début thriller following the only female investigator in the Royal Navy’s Special Investigation Branch. The Sudden Departure of the Frasers by... Read more

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