Bloomsbury Publishing has acquired two new books from Sarah Crossan. The first of the two books will be published in 2016 and will be supported by a high profile, global marketing and publicity plan.
"I am thrilled. I have always felt at home at Bloomsbury and feel lucky to have such a wonderful family looking after me" Sarah Crossan
Sarah’s debut book, The Weight of Water, won The Eilís Dillon Award for a First Children’s Book (CBI Book of the Year Awards), the We Read Prize, a Coventry Inspiration Book Award and a UKLA Book Award in the UK and was published to glowing reviews and acclaim in the US. It was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the CLPE Poetry Award. Her latest novel, Apple and Rain, is nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2014 and will publish in the US in May 2015.
Zoe Griffiths, Senior Commissioning Editor, Bloomsbury Children’s Books acquired World English language rights from Julia Churchill at AM Heath Literary Agency.