Selection of Recent Sales
for a more complete list of recent sales, please see the PM database
Animator Dan Haring and author of the forthcoming SHADOW WEAVER, MarcyKate Connolly's STAR SHEPHERD, featuring a boy who with the help of the town grocer's daughter and his trusted dog, must rush to rescue a slew of fallen stars after his father, the local Star Shepherd, goes missing, to Annie Berger at Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, for publication in Fall 2018, by Kathleen Ortiz for Haring and Suzie Townsend for Connolly, both at New Leaf Literary & Media (world English).
Liz Climo's RORY THE DINOSAUR NEEDS A CHRISTMAS TREE, where the young dino searches for the perfect tree with a little help from his dad, to Mary-Kate Gaudet at Little, Brown Children's, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2017, by Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).
Sarah Fine's THE TRUE QUEEN, the conclusion to The Impostor Queen and The Cursed Queen that will bring Ansa and Elli together and finally answers the question: who is the true queen of the Kupari?, to Ruta Rimas at Margaret K. McElderry Books, for publication in Spring 2018, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).
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.
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).