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!
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.
33 pp. | Orig Lang: Finnish
Rights sold in English and Swedish
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.
190 pp. | Orig Lang: Norwegian
Rights sold in Croatian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Korean, Polish and Russian
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.
240 pp. | Orig Lang: English
World rights available
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.
58 pp. | Orig Lang: Swedish
World rights available
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