The IPR team has selected 4 international titles as their ‘Children’s and YA Books of the Month’.   World rights are available for all these books but if you are interested in The Snow Sister by Maja Lunde, translation rights have already been sold in 7 languages, so you’ll need to be quick!

And get ahead of the queue with Indigo Girl by Suzanne Kamata as this title is published next year, in May 2019.

Check out these great titles from Sweden, Norway, USA and Finland and, if you are interested in buying rights to any of them, quickly register as a rights buyer for free and make an offer!


English - The Mouse of the Opera - Cover - RBGThe Mouse of the Opera

by Tuula Pere, illustrated by Outi Rautkallio


A curious wood mouse, Maurice decides to explore the opera house, which glimmers like a giant lantern from across the lawn. The uninvited guest causes a great commotion, triggering a wild chase. Luckily, a gentle caretaker understands that even a little mouse can yearn for music.

Jun. 2018

33 pp. | Orig Lang: Finnish

ISBN: 9789523253759

Rights sold in English and Swedish


The Snow SisterThe Snow Sister

by Maja Lunde, illustrated by Lisa Aisato

Oslo Literary Agency

The Snow Sister is a beautifully illustrated story for the whole family to enjoy, by bestselling author Maja Lunde, which reflects the feeling of Christmas recognized from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Oct. 2018

190 pp. | Orig Lang: Norwegian

ISBN: 9788248922056

Rights sold in Croatian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Korean, Polish and Russian


IndigoGirl_Final.inddIndigo Girl

by Suzanne Kamata


Fifteen-year-old Aiko Cassidy, a bicultural girl with cerebral palsy, grew up in Michigan with her single mother. Having recently come into contact with her biological father, she is invited to spend the summer with his indigo-growing family in a small Japanese farming village.

May 2019

240 pp. | Orig Lang: English

ISBN: 9781936846733

World rights available


The December Adventureomslag decemberäventyret

by Karin Linderoth

Great Little Britain / Bokförlaget K&R

This is a sort of advent calendar story, which will take the reader through all the different counties of Sweden. One chapter a day will keep you entertained right up to Christmas Eve. The book is richly illustrated with beautiful watercolours adding a magic touch to this special fairytale.

Sep. 2018

58 pp. | Orig Lang: Swedish

ISBN: 9789185903696

World rights available


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