- Licensing Hotline: July 2017
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- Rights Report: Week of July 17, 2017
Illustrated with photographs, the YA biography examines the life and exploits of Virginia Hall, an American secret agent in Nazi-occupied France.
- Spring 2018 Children’s Sneak Previews
ABRAMS Abrams fuels up with The Princess and the Pit Stop by Tom Angleberger, illus. by Dan Santat, a mash-up of auto racing and fractured fairytale favorites; They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki, following a girl who illuminates where she finds colors in the physical world and the world beyond
- This Week's Bestsellers: July 17, 2017
Books one and two have sold a combined 145K print copies; the third book, which is the first to pub since the movie hit theaters, saw the best first-week sales yet for Cameron’s middle grade books.New & NotableDangerous Milo Yiannopoulos #2 Hardcover Nonfiction, #6 overall Yiannopoulos,
- Book Deals: Week of July 17, 2017
Agent Stuart Krichevsky, who has an eponymous shingle, represented McBath; he described the book as “part memoir, part manifesto” and said it will “explore the role of God and faith in the debate around gun violence.”
- Fall 2017 Children's Announcements: Publishers S-Z
Sasquatch/Little BigfootFrank the Seven-Legged Spider by Michaele Razi (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-128-3).
- Jason Reynolds is the Hardest-Working Man in Washington
He had the gift.”When Cotler decided to retire, she suggested to Reynolds’s agent, Elena Giovinazzo of Pippin Properties, that Caitlin Dlouhy, who had worked with Cotler at HarperCollins, might be a good editor for whatever Reynolds wrote next.
- Fall 2017 Children's Announcements: Publishers A-F
Abbeville KidsNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Boy (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1289-4) and Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Girl (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1290-0) by Norman Rockwell and Will Lach.
- The Death of One Man Is a Tragedy: PW Talks with Deon Meyer
I had the pressure of a responsibility to my agents, publishers, and readers to do a good job, considering the fact that I expected them to trust me with something a little different.
- Kids' Book Experts Meet Their Idols
Grace MaccaroneExecutive editor, Holiday HouseAs a child, I loved Curious George.
- Book Deals: Week of July 10, 2017
Montefiore was represented in the deal by his U.K. agent, Georgina Capel, who has an eponymous shingle.
- Attica Locke on Murder and Race in East Texas
So I went into Endeavor, where my agent was, and told her I was done, and everyone in the office looked at me and said, ‘Are you crazy?
- Staying Safe at San Diego Comic-Con 2017
He notes that the show recently hired a new director of security—a former Secret Service agent—to work directly with security agencies that are involved with the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, where NYCC is held.At Wizard World shows, pop culture events held in more than a dozen cities acro
- Milo Yiannopoulos Strikes Back
Consequently, Yiannopoulos's former agent, Tom Flannery, who wrote an op-ed for PW in February defending Yiannopoulos's deal with S&S, edited the book for self-publication.
- Spring 2017 Flying Starts
After multiple rejections from agents and publishers, Garber endeavored to write a book that she, as a reader, could get lost in—a YA fantasy set in a bright, colorful, over-the-top world.