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Rights round-up

Sales

Fiction

Clare Forster at Curtis Brown Australia has sold North America rights to Second Sight (Aoife Clifford) to Pegasus Books, via Catherine Drayton at Inkwell Management. (See news.)

UQP has sold Italian-language rights to The Everlasting Sunday (Robert Lukins) to Neri Pozza, via Valentina Martello at book@ literary agency. (See news.)

Nonfiction

UQP has sold US and UK rights to Call of the Reed Warbler (Charles Massy) to Chelsea Green. (See news.)

Allen & Unwin has sold the film option to Code of Silence (Colin Dillon & Tom Gilling); and Dutch rights to Unf*ck your Finances (Melissa Browne).

Children’s

Berbay Publishing has sold North American rights to Heads and Tails: Insects (John Canty) to Candlewick Press. (See news.)

Acquisitions

Children’s

Allen & Unwin has acquired world rights (ex North America) to picture book Duck Duck Moose (Lucinda Gifford) via Curtis Brown Australia; and world rights to the following picture book titles: Clancy the Quokka (Lili Wilkinson, illus by Glenn Thomas); No Dogs Allowed (Johanna Bell, illus by Dion Beasley); Woof! Said Billy (Kirsty Murray, illus by Karen Blair); The House on the Mountain (Ella Holcombe, illus by David Cox); The War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Kate Simpson, illus by Jess Racklyeft); and Ella and the Ocean (Lian Tanner, illus by James Bentley); and world rights to junior nonfiction title 101 Weird Words (and 3 fakes) (David Astle) and middle-grade nonfiction title Australia’s Living World (Leonard Cronin).

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