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Rights round-up


FictionAllen & Unwin has sold US rights to The Museum of Modern Love (Heather Rose) to Algonquin; and German and Turkish rights to The Dark Lake (Sarah Bailey) to C Bertelsmann and The Kitap, respectively.

NonfictionAllen & Unwin has sold Polish rights to Slow (Brooke McAlary) to Wydawnictwo Literackie Z.o.o. Lyn Tranter at Australian Literary Management has sold world rights to a biography on Penny Wong (Margaret Simons) to Black Inc.

Children’sScholastic has sold US rights to Olivia’s Secret Scribbles: My New Best Friend, My (Almost) Perfect Pup and Amazing Acrobat (all by Meredith Costain & Danielle McDonald); UK rights to Koalas Eat Gum Leaves (Laura and Philip Bunting); Norwegian rights to The Bad Guys Episode 3 (Aaron Blabey); Spanish rights to Thelma the Unicorn (Aaron Blabey); English-language rights in Asia to Ducks Away (Mem Fox & Judy Horacek); and French-Canadian rights to 300 Minutes of Danger (Jack Heath).


FictionHachette has acquired ANZ rights to The Peacock Summer (Hannah Richell, see news); and ANZ rights to In My Skull (J P Pomare) via Curtis Brown Australia. (See news.)

Children’sWalker Books has acquired world rights to Elizabella Meets Her Match (Zoe and Georgia Norton Lodge, see news).


Category: Rights round-up