Orion Children's Books has acquired world rights for five young adults books by Marcus Sedgwick.
The title for the first book in the deal is still to be confirmed, but will be published in 2011.
Sedgwick has had a long standing relationship with Orion since his debut novel, The Floodland, in 2000. The new contract will run alongside a further contract with Orion Children’s Books for The Raven Mysteries series.
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