January 10, 2022: Publisher Weekly Rights Report for This Art Is for the Birds
Patricia Stockland at Kind World has acquired world rights to This Art Is for the Birds by debut author-illustrator Susan Bednarski. In the picture book, a group of pigeons rallies to honor the artistic works of a crafty crow. Publication is scheduled for spring 2023; the author-illustrator represented herself.
November 29, 2021: Publisher Weekly Rights Report for Viva’s Voice
Patricia Stockland at Kind World has acquired world rights to Viva’s Voice by Raquel Donoso (l.), illustrated by Carlos Vélez Aguilera. After learning what a strike is, five-year-old Viva convinces Papi to take her to the picket line. When quiet Papi is too nervous to give his speech, Viva uses her voice to help him find the confidence to use his own. Donoso’s childhood experience on the picket line with her father inspired this debut picture book. Publication is set for August 2022; the author represented herself, and Christina Doffing from Astound US represented the illustrator.
November 22, 2021: Publisher Weekly Rights Report for Abuelito
Patricia Stockland at Kind World has acquired world rights to Abuelito by David Corredor Benavides (l.) and Nelly Buchet (c.) (Cat Dog Dog), illustrated by Ana Sanfelippo (r.) (Amor, Amor), about a boy who loved his abuelo so much that he was called “Abuelito.” Publication is planned for spring 2023; Erzsi Deak at Hen&ink represented the authors, and Christina Doffing at Astound US represented the illustrator.
June 7, 2021: Publisher Weekly Rights Report for Maddie & Mabel
Patricia Stockland at Kind World Publishing has bought world rights to Maddie & Mabel by Kari Allen (l.) (The Boy Who Loved Maps) illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Bunny’s Book Club), a chapter book about two spunky sisters who discover through four short stories that being in charge might not be as important as the girls think. Publication is scheduled for spring 2022; Erzsi Deak of Hen&ink Literary Studio represented the author, and the illustrator represented herself.