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Bonnier Rights Finland

Bonnier Rights Finland is a literary agency that sells foreign-language publishing rights to high-quality Finnish fiction, children’s books, YA, and illustrated and narrative non-fiction. Bonnier Rights Finland represents the authors and illustrators who work with the publishers that make up Bonnier Books Finland, a subsidiary of the international media house Bonnier. Bonnier Rights Finland also represents film rights on behalf of selected authors. Our worldwide contacts and broad experience in negotiating and licensing translation rights in different language areas, either directly or through professional subagents, guarantee the authors and their books the best possible publishers abroad. Opening new doors in international publishing is our core activity in paving the way for Finnish authors into new and devoted homes all over the world. Bonnier Rights Finland operated under the name WSOY Foreign Rights until September 2014.
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Bonnier Rights Finland19 ago
Estonian rights to Timo Laine's narrative non-fiction work TANKS AND ROACHES (Torakoita ja panssarivaunuja, Tammi 2014) sold to Varrak! .

As a young student fascinated by Finland’s enigmatic eastern neighbour, Timo Laine embarked on an exploration of the world of real socialism. He travelled through Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, entering conflict zones and gaining access to areas normally closed off to foreigners. This view from the inside makes TANKS AND ROACHES an extremely interesting reportage of the collapse of the socialist system.

Read more: bit.ly/1QCAF6r
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Bonnier Rights Finland shared Bologna Children's Book Fair's video.21 hours ago
A sneak peek to the winner-app MUR :)
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Bologna Children's Book Fair
Augmented Reality, great literature classics enhanced with new technologies, apps that treat the latest facts, characters who live thanks to the virtual and augmented reality: these are just some of the news in children’s digital world and that the 2017 #BRAWDigital jury are looking through today… And, yes, there's a special kind of magic to it too! #BCBF17 #BRAW2017 Realtà aumentata, riletture dei grandi classici della narrativa per ragazzi con strumenti tech, applicazioni che affrontano temi attualissimi, personaggi che vivono grazie alla realtà virtuale: queste sono solo alcune delle novità nel mondo dell'editoria digital per bambini che i giurati del #BRAWDigital 2017 stanno visionando oggi e sì... anche un po' di magia! #BCBF17 #BRAW2017
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Bonnier Rights Finland1 day ago
MUR is the winner of BolognaRagazzi Digital Award /AR, Augmented reality! Congratulations!!

"this app/book combination is about a playful bear who doesn’t want to hibernate. Each page serves as a portal to a virtual playground where you can become the bear, with illustrations that are triggered by your motions and the bird which leaves the pages of the book only to turn up on your screen for more story.. Step In Books (Denmark); based on the book MUR, ELI KARHU by Kaisa Happonen and Anne Vasko, published by Tammi Publishers 2016)"
http://bit.ly/2lmN9db
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Bonnier Rights Finland added 2 new photos.2 days ago
Dutch rights to the KEPLER62 series (books 1-6) by Timo Parvela and Bjørn Sortland, illustrated by Pasi Pitkänen sold to Clavis Books!

Clavis is one of the leading publishing groups of C&J books in Belgium and The Netherlands and it operates also in the US. Clavis is the home for such translated authors as Tony Ross, Tove Jansson and James Pattersson.

http://bit.ly/2fTeZfH
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Bonnier Rights Finland added 3 new photos.3 days ago
We're delighted to announce that THREE books published by WSOY & Johnny Kniga were shortlisted for the Torch-Bearer Award on Saturday.

Mikko-Pekka Heikkinen's dynamic, thrilling REINDEER MAFIA (Poromafia, Johnny Kniga 2016): bit.ly/2bxgk8Q

Emma Puikkonen's effective, gripping THE EUROPEAN DREAMS (Eurooppalaiset unet, WSOY 2016): bit.ly/2kDjJIR and

Hanna Weslius' feisty, elegant ALMA! (Alma!, WSOY, 2016): bit.ly/2mdEQ14

The Torch-Bearer Award has been awarded since 2012 and it is looking for the best international potential. The winner will be announced on 25th March 2017.
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