Bologna 2015 rights guides published!

BolognaCatalogsnewsletterWe are proud to present Elina Ahlback Literary Agency’s Bologna 2015 Rights Guides, selling rights to the best Finnish YA fiction and children’s books. Visit us at the Bologna Book Fair from March 30th through the morning of April 2nd at our stand, Hall 30, C18!

Browse through our catalogs by clicking on the links below:

Bologna 2015 Rights Guide – Children’s

Bologna 2015 Rights Guide – Young Adult

YA highlights include Maria Turtschaninoff’s Finlandia Junior Prize winner Maresi (Schildts & Söderströms 2014), most recently sold in the World English territories to Pushkin Press and in Germany to Random House/Heyne, Mintie Das and Rovio Books’ Storm Sisters series, recently sold in France to Éditions Robert Laffont and featured at Books at Berlinale, and Matthew Laurence’s Freya series about a Norse God in a modern world, produced in collaboration with Rovio Books.

Children’s highlights include Sinikka Nopola and Tiina Nopola’s wildly successful Ricky Rapper series, sold in 18 languages, as well as our brand-new additions: Tuutikki Tolonen’s brilliant middle-grade book Monster Nanny (Tammi 2015), Anssi Keränen’s Jacques Costeau-inspired picture book adventure Captain Cody and the Secrets of the Sea (Tammi 2015), and the gorgeously illustrated Affe the Adventure Dog series (Tammi) by Pirjo and Paola Suhonen, creators of Finland’s most successful modern fashion brand, Ivana Helsinki.

We look forward to seeing you in Bologna!

For materials and rights information contact:

Elina Ahlbäck, Literary Agent and CEO: elina(at)
Laura Palotie, Agent: laura(at)
Lotta Dufva, Junior Agent: lotta(at)