2017 LITTLE WORLD OF LIZ CLIMO calendar by Liz Climo (AMP / Fall 2016)
THE CURSED QUEEN by Sarah Fine (McElderry Books / January 2017)
YOU DON'T WANT A UNICORN by Ame Dyckman and Liz Climo (Little Brown / February 2017)
Selection of Recent Sales
for a more complete list of recent sales, please see the PM database
Aimee Friedman at Scholastic has acquired World Rights to Jaime Reed's YA contemporary novel Perfect Match. When eighteen-year-old Janell’s childhood-BFF- turned-rival, Alyssa, is hospitalized due to complications from diabetes, Janell sets their differences aside, defies the risks of racially mixed transplants, and volunteers as a donor. But the test results reveal that Janell is the only kidney donor match for Alyssa in the entire state -- a fact that could save (or take) Alyssa’s life. Scheduled for 2018 publication; Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc. negotiated the deal.
Jory John and illustrator Liz Climo's CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE SCRATCH MY BACK?, about a day in the life of an elephant with a desperate itch, surrounded by peers who are unable to scratch it, to Kate Harrison at Dial, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in Soring 2018, by Steven Malk at Writers House on behalf of John and Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media on behalf of Climo (World English).
Sarah Fine's RELIQUARY, about how a woman’s desperate search for her missing fiancé leads her to a hidden nightclub where she finds a shadowy underworld of magic-addicts and mobsters, to Jason Kirk at Amazon’s 47 North, in a three-book deal, for publication in June 2016, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media for World English and German rights.
NYT bestselling author Ame Dyckman's YOU DON'T WANT A UNICORN!, illustrated by Tumblr personality Liz Climo, a humorous cautionary tale of wishing for and keeping this oh-so-unsuitable pet, to Mary-Kate Gaudet at Little, Brown Children's, for publication in Spring 2017, by Scott Treimel NY for the author and Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media for the artist (World).
Jaime Reed's KEEP ME IN MIND, about a girl who doesn't remember and the boy who can't forget her, to Aimee Friedman at Scholastic, for publication in April 2016, by Kathleen Ortiz and Danielle Barthel of New Leaf Literary & Media (world).
Virginia Boecker's debut THE WITCH HUNTER, set in an alternative 16th-century London, in which the only girl in the king's elite group of witch hunters is framed for being a witch herself, finding freedom at the hands of the world's most wanted wizard, pitched as Shadow and Bone meets The Tudors, to Pam Gruber at Little, Brown Children's, in a three-book deal, at auction, for publication in Spring 2015, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).