We are happy to announce the 3rd international deal for Salla Simukka’s imaginative Sisterland, the middle-grade fantasy novel finely illustrated by Saku Heinänen: the Japanese rights have been sold to Nishimura!
“We are excited to publish Salla Simukka’s new book in Japan. When she came to Japan to promote the Snow White Trilogy last year, we introduced the author and her works to Japanese readers in book stores, universities and other places. We hope Salla Simukka’s fan base will grow larger and larger with this new and brilliant fantasy book!” – Azumi Nishimura, editor, Nishimura
Rights to Sisterland are available: click here for the English sample and synopsis of Sisterland!
The 11-year-old Alice falls through the snow and lands in the summery world of Sisterland – and in a much-awaited adventure! In the heart of Sisterland lies a garden full of all kinds of peculiar creatures: wind faeries, dream weavers and asking flowers. Together with her new friend Marissa they must find the queen who rules Sisterland to end the snowfall in their own world.
About the author:
Salla Simukka (b. 1981) is one of Finland’s most internationally successful authors, with the rights of the Snow White Trilogy sold to 52 territories, and a winner of the Finland Prize and Topelius Prize. She writes books for young adults and children, and travels the world talking about them.
RIGHTS SOLD: Sisterland
FINLAND, Tammi (Original publisher)
UNITED STATES, Random House