Although it was hard to pick just six titles from the amazing list we currently have on the IPR platform, we recently made our selection for the latest issue of the Spring Magazine.  In case you missed it, here are our top Children’s & YA titles right now:

Screenshot 2019-03-20 15.59.26Colin the Crab Falls in Love by Tuula Pere (author), Roksolana Panchyshyn (illustrator)


Colin the Crab loves spending the spare time with his many friends, but lately, he has started to feel a bit empty and lonely. One day, Colin makes an unexpected and quite a unique discovery from between the shells: a girl crab, who has the most beautiful eyes in the world.

Oct 2018| 41pp| Orig lang: Finnish  ISBN:9789523254084

Rights sold: English, Swedish


Big Cat and Small Cat at Grandma’s Houseby Qin Wenjun

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Written by Qin Wenjun, a multi award-winner and one of the most talented writers of children’s books in China, this book tells the heartwarming story of two cats, who much like people, highly appreciate what they like and criticise what they don’t.  Eventually they learn that treating others fairly will bring them more happiness.

Dec 2015| 40pp| Orig Language: Simplified Chinese ISBN: 9787533287313

Rights sold: Vietnamese


Screenshot 2019-03-20 16.01.10Reynard´s Reveille – Piggy post by Bjørn F. Rørvik

In this read-aloud book about Fox and Piglet, the two friends decide to start a newspaper.  But it isn’t that easy to find exciting news in the forest!  Luckily the King of the Forest is coming to visit, and things start to pick up.

Jan 2018|  56pp| Orig Lang: Norwegian  ISBN: 9788202554637

Rights sold: Polish

Rights sold for previous titles in the series: Chinese, Danish and Russian



Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. KrosoczkaScreenshot 2019-03-18 16.10.20

In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka’s teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett’s family is much more complicated than that. Hey, Kiddo, a National Book Award Finalist, is a profoundly important memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive.

Oct 2018|  320pp| Orig Lang: English  ISBN: 9780545902496

Rights sold: French, Simplified Chinese



Screenshot 2019-03-20 16.01.44Biological Restaurants: Strange Customers and Unexpected Food by Shi Jun

A biological restaurant is situated deep in the forest.  The proprietress is a pretty and vivacious girl who employs numerous cooks, waiters and waitress to serve her customers — earthworms, elephants, butterflies, ants, parrots, etc.  But perhaps unsurprisingly, they all eat different food.

Jul 2018|  117pp| Orig Lang: Simplified Chinese  ISBN:  9787559808707

World Rights Available


Rosie the Ribeter: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Darcy Screenshot 2019-03-20 15.58.47Pattison

Rosie was an astounding female bullfrog who came out of the wild for a single week, and set a record that still amazes us today, and then jumped back into the water. This illustrated children’s book tells the story of her record-breaking jumps.

April 2019|  32pp| Orig Lang: English  ISBN: 9781629440736

World Rights Available


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