Japanese rights to Salla Simukka’s new novel SISTERLAND sold to Nishimura!

We are happy to announce the 3rd international deal for Salla Simukka’s imaginative Sisterland, the middle-grade fantasy novel finely illustrated by Saku Heinänen: the Japanese rights have been sold to Nishimura!

“We are excited to publish Salla Simukka’s new book in Japan. When she came to Japan to promote the Snow White Trilogy last year, we introduced the author and her works to Japanese readers in book stores, universities and other places. We hope Salla Simukka’s fan base will grow larger and larger with this new and brilliant fantasy book!” – Azumi Nishimura, editor, Nishimura

Rights to Sisterland are available: click here for the English sample and synopsis of Sisterland!

About Sisterland:
The 11-year-old Alice falls through the snow and lands in the summery world of Sisterland – and in a much-awaited adventure! In the heart of Sisterland lies a garden full of all kinds of peculiar creatures: wind faeries, dream weavers and asking flowers. Together with her new friend Marissa they must find the queen who rules Sisterland to end the snowfall in their own world.

About the author:
Salla Simukka (b. 1981) is one of Finland’s most internationally successful authors, with the rights of the Snow White Trilogy sold to 52 territories, and a winner of the Finland Prize and Topelius Prize. She writes books for young adults and children, and travels the world talking about them.

RIGHTS SOLD: Sisterland
FINLAND, Tammi (Original publisher)
JAPAN, Nishimura
LATVIA, Zvaigzne
UNITED STATES, Random House

About author


Salla Simukka

Salla Simukka is the author of the international success story The Snow White Trilogy: rights are sold in 52 territories and in Hollywood. She has written several novels for young readers and her accolades include the Topelius Prize 2013 and the Finland Prize 2013.  Where It All Begin, published in 2022, is her first novel for adults

Previously Simukka has written book reviews for the newspapers, translated all kinds of texts into Finnish, worked an editor at a literary magazine and as a screenwriter for a popular TV show for young audiences.  She has written books for young adults and children, and now also for adults, and travels the world talking about them.

Bibliography


2022, Literary Fiction

Where It All Begins

Salla Simukka


2021, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

In the Dark I Can Be Yours

Salla Simukka


2020, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

Detained

Salla Simukka


2018, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

Turn off the Lights! Turn on the Lights!

Salla Simukka


2016, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)

Sisterland

Salla Simukka


2014, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

As Black as Ebony

Salla Simukka


2013, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

As Red as Blood

Salla Simukka


2013, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

As White as Snow

Salla Simukka


2012, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

Elsewhere

Salla Simukka


2012, Young Adult (13 or 14+)

Without a trace

Salla Simukka