Congratulations to Heartlanders Sue Lowell Gallion and Ann Ingalls! 😊 Barb McNally at Sleeping Bear has bought world rights to Ann Ingalls and Sue Lowell Gallion’s Tip and Tucker early reader series, the story of two very different hamster friends: one bold and adventurous, the other timid and cautious. But everything changes as the two friends venture out into the larger world at Berrybrook School. Andre Ceolin will illustrate. Book one is planned for March 2019, and book two…
Alastair Heim’s fourth picture book HELLO DOOR made its debut on January 2, 2018. HELLO DOOR is a rhyming book illustrated by Alisa Coburn, who also illustrated Alastair’s LOVE YOU, TOO and is a retelling of Goldilocks and The Three Bears – featuring a sly, sneaky Mr. Fox who meet and greets everything he sees (and steals) with a polite “Hello!” Take a peek at HELLO DOOR here on Alastair’s website: http://www.alastairheim.com/books/#/hello-door/
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…
Listen and follow along as Wyatt Townley reads her poem “The Blue Hat” from literary journal “The Common”: bit.ly/2vtBZa2
Congratulations to Sue Lowell Gallion for a Publishers Weekly starred review for her picture book PUG & PIG TRICK-or-TREAT! https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4814-4977-9
Karen Boss at Charlesbridge has acquired world rights to We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by debut author, Traci Sorell, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation. The picture book features the universal spirit of gratitude as experienced through modern Cherokee culture across the four seasons. Frané Lessac will illustrate; publication is set for fall 2018. The author represented herself, and Marcia Wernick at Wernick & Pratt represented the artist.
Congratulations to Bridget Heos whose new picture book WHO WANTS TO BE A PRINCESS? is out today! https://www.amazon.com/Who-Wants-Be-Princess-Medieval/dp/0805097694
Check out the cover reveal for Heartlander Alastair Heim’s upcoming picture book THE GREAT PUPPY INVASION: http://www.allthewonders.com/books/book-cover-premiere-the-great-puppy-invasion/
Congratulations to Heartlander Jennifer Brown! Her young adult novel, HATE LIST (Little Brown, 2009), is a final nominee for the 2011-2012 Gateway Award, given by the Missouri Association of School Libraries. The winner of the annual Gateway Readers Award is selected by students in grades nine through twelve. Her latest novel, BITTER END, was released this past May from Little Brown.
Congratulations to Bridget Heos for her new picture book, QUEEN DOG! Queen Dog has ruled her castle with grace and majesty since she was a pup. Her people adore her. They provide her with delicious meals and shower her with attention. Lately, though, they have been a bit distracted and service has started to slip. Queen Dog tries her best to make do–but then a stranger moves into the castle! Who is this tiny newcomer commanding all the attention? A servant, or…