We are extremely happy to announce the sale of Complex Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Korean rights for Finnish YA author Salla Simukka’s Snow White Trilogy, bringing the number of territories to 30!
In Taiwan, Emily Publishing Company Ltd. acquired the Complex Chinese rights 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 2014.
In Mainland China, Simplified Chinese rights of The Snow White Trilogy have been sold for publication in 2014-2015.
Korean rights were sold to Gimm Young Publishers for publication also in 2014-2015.
Brazil, Novo Conceito
Catalonia, La Galera
France, Hachette Livre
Indonesia, Kompas Gramedia/Bhuana Ilmu Populer
Korea, Gimm Young
Lithuania, Alma Littera
Spain, La Galera
Sweden, Rabén & Sjögren
Taiwan, Emily Publishing
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), in recognition of the best Finnish youth novel.