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Rights round-up



Era Publications has sold digital German-language translation rights to the ‘Wings’ series in Turkey, Germany, Spain, Greece and Egypt.

Scholastic has sold UK rights to Fartboy: The First Sniff (Adam Wallace and James Hart); Catalan rights to Daring Delly: Team Tryouts! (Matthew Dellavedova and Nathalie Ortega); Chinese rights to The Best Loved Bear and The Best Dressed Bear (Diana Noonan and Elisabeth Fuller); English-language rights in Asia to Olivia’s Secret Scribbles: Super Science Stars and Big Chicken Mystery (Meredith Costain and Danielle McDonald); US English- and Spanish-language rights to Pig the Slob by Aaron Blabey; US Spanish-language rights to The Return of Thelma the Unicorn (Aaron Blabey); Korean rights to I Need a Hug (Aaron Blabey); and Spanish rights to The Big Bad Wolf and The Baddest Day Ever (Aaron Blabey).



HarperCollins Children’s Books Australia has acquired world rights to two books by author Alice Pung and illustrator Sher Rill Ng at auction via Clare Forster at Curtis Brown Australia and Danielle Binks at Jacinta di Mase Management. (See news).

Walker Books Australia has acquired the world rights to picture book Eat My Dust and middle-grade title Evie and Rhino by Neridah McMullin; world rights to picture books Old Fellow and From Seed to Sky by Liz Anelli; and world rights to A New Kind of Beautiful, a YA title by Suzy Zail.

Wakefield Press has acquired world rights to YA novel That Thing I Did by Allayne Webster, via Jane Novak. (See news).


Category: Rights round-up