Selja Ahava’s Things that Fall from the Sky has been sold to Editorial Bercimuel in Spain and to Relacja in Poland.
Editorial Bercimuel is a publisher focused on the titles of past and present women authors, many of them also highly awarded for their work. They are the publishers of for example Emilia Pardo Bazan, Germaine Greer and Frida Kahlo.
Relacja is a Polish publishg house that together with Mamania forms Publishing Group Relacja. They publish a variety of fiction, non-fiction and children’s and ya titles.
Selja Ahava’s Things that Fall from the Sky received the European Union Prize for Literature in 2016, and it has been so far sold to 15 countries.
Selja Ahava’s Things that Fall from the Sky, the winner of the European Union Prize for Literature 2016, has been sold to IDK in Albania in an auction and to KUD Sodobnost in Slovenia.
IDK (Instituti i Dialogut Dhe Komunikimit) is the Albanian publisher of for example Paul Auster, Christa Wolf, Irene Nemirovsky, J. G. Ballard, Raymond Chandler, Knut Hamsun, George Simenon, Anna Gavalda, Michael Crichton, Peter Hoeg. IDK books are distributed also in Kosovo and Macedonia.
KUD Sodobnost International publishes a list of carefully selected Slovenian and international authors of many genres. They are the publishers of for example Einar Mar Gudmundsson and Kari Hotakainen.
Matti Airola’s bestselling Dads and Daughters Braiding Book has been sold to Glénat in France and to Frechverlag in Germany.
Glénat is an independent French publishing house specialized in graphic novels, comics, children’s titles and non-fiction. In graphic novels it is the second biggest in France, publishing a great number of important artists. Glénat has two international subsidiaries, Glénat Belelux and Glénat Suisse.
Frechverlag is the German market leader in the area of creative hobby books. Their list includes books on eg. crafts, painting and drawing and home decoration, and they have a variety of children’s hobby books as well.
Dads and Daughters Braiding Book has sold in Finland over 25,000 copies and it’s sequel, Dads and Daughters Braiding Book – Parties! so far over 9,000 copies.
Matti Airola’s bestselling Dads and Daughters Braiding Book has been bought by Media Rodzina in Poland and Dads and Daughters Braiding Book – Parties! by Clavis in Belgium.
Media Rodzina, founded in 1992, is a Polish publishing house with both children’s and ya titles, psychology and parenting. Media Rodzina is the publisher of for example J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books.
Clavis, founded in 1984 and publishing the title in the Dutch language, is one of the leading publishing groups of children’s and ya books in Belgium and the Netherlands. Clavis’ Manhattan office is running an English language publishing list.