The Little Book of Bad Moods sold to Germany and Sweden at auctions

Tomorrow we’ll be kicking off the book fair season with Gothenburg Book Fair, but before that, we’re delighted to share the news regarding the latest, German and Swedish, deals for Lotta Sonninen’s mean little activity book The Little Book of Bad Moodswith these two new sales, the total comes to 10 sold languages – hurrah for bad moods! Stay tuned for more news soon!

In Germany, the book was sold to Droemer Knaur at auction. The esteemed German publisher of fiction and nonfiction, including many successful fill-in journals, was happy to add The Little Book of Bad Moods in their portfolio.

“I’m honored that Lotta Sonninen chose Droemer Knaur as her German publishing house. I’m so in love with this funny little book and I’m sure that German readers will love it!”
– Ariane Novel, non-fiction editor, Droemer Knaur, Germany

In Sweden, HarperCollins Nordic was the winner of the auction which likewise had multiple bidders.

“Liberating, purifying and absolutely hilarious! We are proud publishers of this wonderful and angry little book.”
– Céline Hamilton, senior editor, HarperCollins Nordic

The Little Book of Bad Moods includes activities like the blame game (what’s wrong with your life – and whose fault it is), getting frank (the things you should have said then and there) and crying over spilled milk (no need to forget and forgive). Let’s get cranky!

Request reading materials by clicking here – or come see us at the Gothenburg Book Fair, in Rights Center at table K3!

Rights sold:
FINLAND: Otava (Orig. publisher)
CZECH: Euromedia
FRANCE: Le Livre de Poche
GERMANY: Droemer Knaur
ITALY: DeA Planeta Libri
NORWAY: Vigmostad & Bjorke
SERBIA: Vulkan
SPAIN: Editora Plaza & Janés/PRH
SWEDEN: HarperCollins Nordic

Lotta Sonninen

Lotta Sonninen works as an editor of Finnish fiction and has also translated a lot of nonfiction. She got the idea for The Little Book of Bad Moods when working on yet another book on positivity. On her free time, she plays in a band and has tried to be funny on a stand-up comedy stage as well.


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