U.S. doodle and superfood books head to Finland!

NonfictionUSnewsletterMay2015We are happy to announce new Finnish sales for two timely U.S. nonfiction titles, including a superfoods cookbook from Sterling and an adult doodling book from Ulysses Press.

Pen & Paper, the Finnish publisher of Superfood Smoothies by Julie Morris (Sterling 2013) and Woman’s Day Recipe Remix (Sterling 2015), has acquired rights to Julie Morris’s latest book, Superfood Snacks (Sterling 2015).

Including Superfood Kitchen, Superfood Juices, Superfood Smoothies and now Superfood Snacks, Morris’s energetically narrated and beautifully illustrated series has sold more than 200,000 copies in the U.S. Rights have also sold in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Slovenia, Taiwan and the Netherlands.

“Julie Morris’ Superfood books are incredibly inspiring for anyone who wants to follow a healthier diet and feel more energized. To those unfamiliar with the concept of superfoods, Julie does a wonderful job explaining these nutrient-rich ingredients along with their health benefits and how they can be incorporated in just about any meal to reap significant health rewards!”
– Sini Bonke, Publishing Manager, Pen & Paper, Finland

Basam Books, known for its high-quality translations of literary fiction, poetry, and non-fiction as well as its mind, body and spirit titles, as acquired Finnish rights to Daily Zen Doodles: 365 Tangled Doodles for Inspiration, Relaxation and Mindfulness by Meera Lee Patel (Ulysses Press 2014). Daily Zen Doodles offers the opportunity to create calming and meditative “tangle” drawings of repeated patterns for each day of the year. Rights have also sold in the U.S (book club), Bulgarian, Italian and Russian.

”We are happy to add Daily Zen Doodles to our list. As the leading Finnish publisher of books on zen, as well as zen poetry, we feel this is an excellent way to combine our background with the current vogue of coloring books for adults.”
– Niko Aula, Publishing Director, Basam Books, Finland

Ulysses’s line of doodle and coloring titles also includes animal mandala and floral mandala coloring books, as well as a playful 1990s-themed adult coloring book. Contact the Agency for materials and rights in the Nordic territories!

The Nordic countries:
FINLAND, Pen & Paper

The Nordic countries:
FINLAND, Basam Books

For Nordic rights contact: info@ahlbackagency.com