We’re thrilled to announce more deals for Salla Simukka’s middle-grade fantasy novel Sisterland: Hachette Livre has acquired the French rights and Clavis Uitgeverij the Dutch-language rights for Belgium and the Netherlands! The rights have now been sold in 6 territories since the Bologna Book Fair 2016.
“Salla can create an atmosphere where she just takes your hand and leads you to a fantastic world where friendship wins all difficulties. And on the next page she leeds out of it back to reality. Whether you want it or not, you will follow. That’s Salla Simukka.” – Philippe Werck, Publisher, Clavis
Rights to Sisterland are available: click here for the English sample and synopsis of 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.
FINLAND, Tammi (Original publisher)
FRANCE, Hachette Livre
UNITED STATES, Random House