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Rights Brochure - Spring 2016

 

The Rock 'n' Roll Diaries THE ROCK 'N' ROLL DIARIES Series by Jamie Scallion                                   14+ Music/Humour

#1 Amazon Hot New Release - 120+ five star reviews

Books 1-4: MAKING IT, HAVING IT, LOSING IT, OWNING IT

When Burt decides he must start a rock band to win the love of Bex, the hottest girl in the school, he is forced to assemble a group who wouldn't normally be seen dead together. But when Egg reveals his song-writing genius, the only way is up... Who will win the race to sign them? And who will get the girl?

READ THE BOOK, HEAR THE MUSIC! Head to: www.therocknrolldiaries.com

Mad Notes Media    Translation: JLA    55,000 words

 

Web of Darkness WEB OF DARKNESS by Bali Rai                                                                        14+ Internet Thriller

Lily she is thrilled when the handsome Benedict befriends her online. He understands her and she finds herself telling him things she wouldn't tell anybody else. Lily needs someone to confide in more than ever now as a spate of apparent suicides rocks her school and friends. But is Benedict the kind, charming person that he seems to be? Lily soon realises that however hard you try to hide online, you can be found.

'So hard to put this down for even a second' The Guardian

Multi-Award Winner: Shropshire Book Award, Leeds Book Award and Southern Schools Book Award 2015.

Random House 2014     Translation: JLA   www.balirai.co.uk

 

BINNY SERIES BINNY SERIES by Hilary McKay                                                                      10+ Family/Adventure

BINNY FOR SHORT/BINNY KEEPS A SECRET/BINNY BEWITCHED

Binny catches a glimpse of the wild animal that has taken her brother's chicken and knows she must protect it. This is not her only problem. Binny starts at her new school and makes an instant enemy in Lissa. But do Binny and Lissa have more in common than they think? More enchanting seaside adventure. The third Binny adventure, BINNY BEWITCHED, publishes in June 2016.

***** - Books for Keeps    'More Binny Please'- Daily Mail

UK: Hatchette     Translation:JLA     Approx 45,000    www.hilarymckay.co.uk

 

Middle Grade
Against All Hope RIVERDALE PONY SERIES by Amanda Will                                                       Ponies/Adventure

THE LOST PONY OF RIVERDALE     INTO THE STORM     AGAINST ALL HOPE     35,000 words

QUICK PONY READS for 7+ (12,000 words)
THE PONY DIARIES - Julie Hollings
THE PONY OF TANGLEWOOD FARM - Amanda Wills
SNOWBERRY - Pam Kavanagh
PONY ON THE TRAIL - Jane Ayres

 

My Parents Are Out Of Control MY PARENTS ARE DRIVING ME CRAZY
HOW TO UPDATE YOUR PARENTS       by Pete Johnson                                 10+ Family/Humour

Louis's agonies with his embarrassing folks continue in another hilarious story - a third and fourth book in the 'Parents' series following HOW TO TRAIN YOUR PARENTS and 2013 ROALD DAHL FUNNY PRIZE SHORTLISTED MY PARENTS ARE OUT OF CONTROL.

'Not to be missed' - Dropletsofink

25 translation rights sold in series.

UK: Award Publications Ltd.      Translation:JLA     Approx. 40,000 words    www.petejohnsonauthor.com

 

Freaks United FREAKS UNITED SERIES by John Hickman                                                       9+ Football/Humour

Seth, Beefy and Angelo can't believe it when they aren't selected for the football team at their new school. Then they are labelled the 'Freaks' who didn't make it. So do they go home and give up the dream, or do they start their own team? The Freaks United are born - and they are going to live up to their name.

Book 2: On Tour Book 3: Europe here we come!

Award Publications 2016    Translation:JLA    28,000 words

 

Non-Fiction and Younger Readers
Charlie Series CHARLIE SERIES by Hilary McKay                                                                                                   6+

Charlie is an irresistibly funny character and has adventures with his friends; from sleepovers, to spooky houses, to trying to run away. It all happens when Charlie's around!

Starting with an introductory title - HELLO, CHARLIE there are a further 8 Charlie adventures.

Translation:JLA    www.hilarymckay.co.uk

Translations sold: German, Turkish, Korean, Spanish, Japanese

 

The Outfit THE OUTFIT SERIES by Robert Swindells                                                                                     7-9

These popular mysteries by award winning author Robert Swindells will be re-issued by Award in May 2014.

'The gang of country children plus dog have adventures stuffed with ghosts and baddies which remain deliciously scary while morally irreproachable' Daily Telegraph

Award Publications    Translation:JLA    Approx 20,000 words

 

Superbeasts SUPERBEASTS by John Townsend

Can you believe a mimic octopus is a genius shape-shifter and hypnotist? Or that crows understand traffic lights? And which sea creature can return from the dead?

Find out the deadliest superpowers of all the supervillain superbeasts. This new series reveals what unique skills, marvels of design and ingenious superpowers animals possess and how we can learn from them. Mammals, Insects, Waterbeasts, Reptiles and more. Prepare to be amazed!

 

How To Draw HOW TO DRAW by Jennifer Bell

PETS    DINOSAURS    FARM ANIMALS    WILD ANIMALS

Following the success of SMOKY JOE - DRAWING PONIES this new series is published by Award Publications.

Translation: Award Publications Ltd