Congratulations to Salla Simukka: Rights are now sold in 27 territories!
In Brazil, Novo Conceito acquired the Portuguese rights (Brazil only) of Salla Simukka’s YA thrillers in The Snow White Trilogy: As Red as Blood, As White as Snow, and As Black as Ebony for publication starting in Summer 2014.
In Iceland, Forlagid bought the Icelandic rights of The Snow White Trilogy for publication starting in Fall 2014.
Brazil, Novo Conceito
Catalonia, La Galera
France, Hachette Livre
Indonesia, Kompas Gramedia/Bhuana Ilmu Populer
Lithuania, Alma Littera
Spain, La Galera
Sweden, Rabén & Sjögren
Turkey, Altin Kitaplar
UK, Hot Key Books
US, Amazon Children’s Publishing/Skyscape
Original publisher: Finland, Tammi
In English, German and Italian.
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)
The Trilogy kicks off as Lumikki stumbles upon a money laundering operation in her school’s darkroom and is swept into a whirlpool of unpredictable events.
Book 2 As White as Snow (Valkea kuin lumi; Tammi August 2013)
Lumikki goes backpacking and joins a religious cult in Prague. When it turns out that the cult leaders are planning a mass suicide, Lumikki has to run for her life.
Book 3 As Black as Ebony (Musta kuin eebenpuu; Tammi February 2014)
Lumikki has to find a way to outwit her stalker before her premiere in the modern-day version of Snow White.
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). Established in 1946, the Topelius Prize is Finland’s oldest prize in recognition of the best Finnish youth novel.
World rights and enquiries:
Elina Ahlbäck, Literary Agent – Elina@ahlbackagency.com – tel. + 358 400 548 402