We are thrilled to announce that the Arabic rights to the Snow White Trilogy have been sold to Arab Scientific for publication in 2014. The Russian rights have been acquired by Eksmo for publication in 2014-2015. Rights are now sold in 33 territories around the globe! Read more here: ahlbackagency.com
Furthermore, the exciting news is that Salla Simukka’s second novel in the Snow White Trilogy: As White as Snow is just published in Finland this week. While Salla is busy promoting Snow White, she is writing the third book As Black as Ebony for publication in Finland in March 2014.
Congratulations to Salla Simukka, and to all our foreign publishers!
FOREIGN SALES: in 33 territories
ARAB WORLD, Arab Scientific
Lumikki Andersson, the main character in The Snow White Trilogy, is a 17-year-old girl who has learned to defend herself and to trust no one. She is a lonely wolf and a lonesome survivor. Like Lisbeth Salander for the YA!
Book 1 As Red as Blood (Punainen kuin veri; Tammi February 2013):
Book 2 As White as Snow (Valkea kuin lumi; Tammi August 2013):
Book 3 As Black as Ebony (Musta kuin eebenpuu; Tammi February 2014):
Author bio: Salla Simukka (b. 1981) is a translator and author of juvenile fiction. In January 2013 she was awarded with the Topelius Prize for her novels Without a Trace (Jäljellä, Tammi Spring 2012) and Elsewhere (Toisaalla, Tammi Fall 2012), in recognition of the best Finnish youth novel.
2013, Young Adults
2013, Young Adults
2014, Young Adults
2012, Young Adults
2012, Young Adults
2002/2015, Young Adults
2004/2015, Young Adults
2018, Young Adults
2020 Summer, Young Adults
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- 05.07.2016 Hachette Acquires French Rights Of Sisterland, Dutch Rights Sold To Clavis!
- 21.06.2016 Japanese rights to Salla Simukka’s new novel SISTERLAND sold to Nishimura!
- 07.06.2016 Salla Simukka’s Sisterland sold to Latvia!
- 01.06.2016 Random House U.S. pre-empts Sisterland by Salla Simukka!
- 16.05.2016 The Snow White Trilogy set for film treatment in Hollywood and will newly publish in the US by Random House
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- 16.06.2015 Praise and publication news for Salla Simukka’s Snow White Trilogy!
- 28.04.2015 More international news for Salla Simukka’s Snow White Trilogy!
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- 25.11.2014 French readers love Salla Simukka’s As Red As Blood!
- 30.10.2014 More international rave reviews and a visit to the Netherlands and Belgium for Salla Simukka!
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- 30.09.2014 Rave reviews for Salla Simukka in Sweden
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- 18.06.2014 Salla Simukka’s As Red as Blood gets another starred review in the U.S!
- 05.06.2014 Starred review in Publishers Weekly for Salla Simukka: ”Fans of Nesbø and Larsson won’t be disappointed”
- 16.05.2014 Salla Simukka’s Snow White conquers the Faroe Islands: 43 territories sold!
- 05.05.2014 Rights to Salla Simukka’s Snow White Trilogy sold in Slovakia: 42 total territories!
- 25.04.2014 Salla Simukka’s Snow White Trilogy makes its debut around the world!
- 03.03.2014 Snow White Trilogy sold in 40 territories: latest Malaysia!
- 28.02.2014 Rights to Snow White Trilogy sold in Thailand: 39 total territories!
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