Hodder Children's acquires new Fletcher series

Hodder Signs New Charlie Fletcher Series

reported in The Bookseller:

Hodder Children's Books has acquired a new fiction series by author of the bestselling Stoneheart trilogy, Charlie Fletcher.
Publishing director Anne McNeil bought world rights in all languages for the new series, which will be linked to Stoneheart, from Karolina Sutton at Curtis Brown UK.
The new trilogy is aimed at children aged 9+, and the first book, The Dragon's Shield, will be published in March 2014.