Ariel Richardson at Chronicle has bought world rights to Heartlander Jenn Bailey‘s A FRIEND FOR HENRY, illustrated by Mika Song. Making friends is daunting for Henry, a boy on the autism spectrum. His best efforts are often misunderstood, but after an art project mix-up, and a Circle Time setback, Henry finds a way to build a friendship. The book is planned for spring 2019; the author was represented by Rosemary Stimola, and the illustrator by Erica Rand Silverman, both of Stimola Literary Studio.
Read the ‘Publishers Weekly’ article here: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/75736-rights-report-week-of-january-1-2018.html