Fiction—Allen & Unwin has sold Turkish rights to The Mummy Bloggers (Holly Wainwright) to Hep Kitap.
Nonfiction—Allen & Unwin has sold German and US English-language rights to Slow (Brooke McAlary) to Luebbe and Sourcebook, respectively.
Children’s—Fremantle Press has sold Korean rights to Brobot and Dungzilla (James Foley) to Booknbean Publishing Co.
Children’s—Text has acquired world rights to Please Don’t Hug Me (Kay Kerr) via Jacinta di Mase Management (see news.) Walker Books Australia imprint Black Dog Books has acquired world rights to the following titles: The Anzac Billy (Claire Saxby, illus by Mark Jackson & Heather Potter); Country (Aunty Fay Muir & Sue Lawson, illus by Melanie Hava); Sharing (Aunty Fay Muir & Sue Lawson, illus by Safina Stewart); Willam (River Home, Aunty Joy Murphy & Andrew Kelly, illus by Lisa Kennedy); Sarah of the Two Nativities (Janine Fraser, illus by Helene Magisson); To the Bridge (Corinne Fenton, illus by Andrew McLean)
Audio—Wavesound has acquired ANZ and US audio rights to The Shepherd’s Hut (Tim Winton) from Jenny Darling Associates ; ANZ audio rights to Second Sight (Aoife Clifford) from Curtis Brown Australia; world audio rights to Out There: A Survival Guide to Dating in Midlife (Kerri Sackville) from Curtis Brown Australia; UK and Commonwealth (ex Canada) audio rights to The Windy Season (Sam Carmody) from Allen & Unwin; ANZ audio rights to The Mummy Bloggers (Holly Wainwright) from Allen & Unwin; and world audio rights to Growing up Aboriginal in Australia (Anita Heiss) from Black Inc.
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