Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Recent Publishing Deals

Here's news of some publishing deals from Publishers Lunch Weekly:
Children's: Middle grade
NYT bestselling author of THE MISSING and SHADOW CHILDREN series Margaret Peterson Haddix's untitled new series, the next series about a group of children raised in exile from their violent society returning "home" for the first time, to Simon & Schuster Children's, in a three-book deal, for publication in Summer 2015, 2016, 2017.

TEN THINGS WE DID (AND PROBABLY SHOULDN'T HAVE) and "Magic in Manhattan" author, Sarah Mlynowski's WHATEVER AFTER, about a girl and her little brother who fall into fairy tales, mess them up, and help the characters find new happy endings, to Scholastic, in a four-book deal, for hardcover publication starting in summer of 2012.

Children's: Young Adult
Debut author Lanie Bross's FATES, the story of an Executor sent to earth to bring about human destinies, who finds herself unaccountably experiencing human emotions, leading to an epic romance set across multiple worlds, to Delacorte, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal.

Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt's RAGS & BONES, an anthology of short stories retelling classic tales by contributors including Neil Gaiman, Lev Grossman, Kelley Armstrong, and Carrie Ryan, to Little, Brown Children's, for publication in Fall 2013.

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