New sales for Little Mouse series and The Little Shop of Nightmares

Rahva Raamat has acquired the Estonian rights to The Little Mouse series by Riikka Jäntti. Their 6-book-offer included the upcoming part Little Mouse’s Summer which will be published in 2020.

”A mischevious little mouse and such a patient, loving and down to earth mother. You deserve to read all the books to yourself and to all the children in your life.”
 Dea Oidekivi, Publisher, Rahva Raamat AS, Estonia

English materials available for books 1-5. Click here to request samples

 

In Sweden, Hegas has bought rights to the first 2 books of Magdalena Hai’s hilarious horror series: The Little Shop of Nightmares. Teemu Juhani’s colorful illustrations make the story come to live, and the story takes readers to a mystical little shop where 9-year-old Nina works. Perfect for early readers!

Click here to request reading materials for The Little Shop of Nightmares.

Rights sold (Little Mouse): 
FINLAND, Tammi (orig.)

AUSTRALIA, Scribble/Scribe
CHINA, Beijing Yuntu Tech
DENMARK, ABC Forlag
ESTONIA, Rahva Raamat
NEPAL, Kathalaya
NEW ZEALAND, Scribble/Scribe
UK, Scribble/Scribe

 

Rights sold (Little Shop of Nightmares)
FINLAND, WSOY (orig.)
RUSSIA, The Teenbook Publishing/KompasGuide
SWEDEN, Hegas

Magdalena Hai


Magdalena Hai is a lover of cross genre fiction and all things strange, and her fiction often combines elements of sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Besides writing Hai teaches writing and is an active member and editor in the publishing co-operative Osuuskumma.

Riikka Jäntti


Riikka Jäntti, a 2003 graduate of Helsinki’s School of Art and Design, now part of Aalto University, is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author who has created art for both nonfiction and fairy tale books for children. Her first children’s book was published in 2005. Beyond Finland her works have been published in Swedish, Danish, Japanese and Chinese.

In her illustrations she uses pen and ink as well as watercolor and gouache. In 2009 Jäntti won the first ever Tieto-Lauri, an award for children’s and juvenile non-fiction, for her illustrations in Viidakkotanssi (Jungle Dance). The book was written by Markku Löytönen about the explorer Rafael Karsten in Ecuador.

Author photo by Veikko Somerpuro.