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Walker signs global deal for Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book

The Walker Books Group has acquired the first children’s book by Northern Irish novelist Maggie O’Farrell in a global rights deal. Agent and director at A M Heath Victoria Hobbs sold rights in a ‘hotly contested’ auction to Deirdre McDermott, picture book publisher and creative director at Walker Books, in...

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