It appears you're viewing content from a territory other than your own — switch territory?

June 2021 Right's Report

last updated 30 June 2021


Artwork by Jacqui Lee

Bright artists have been busy! Read about what they’ve been working on in June’s end of month Publishers Weekly rights report roundup, featuring new deals, upcoming titles, and more.

Dan Duncan

Katie Cunningham at Candlewick has bought Behold Our Magical Garden: Poems Fresh From a School Garden, illustrated by Daniel Duncan.

James Rey

Luana Kay Horry at HarperCollins has bought The Untimely Passing of Nicholas Fart: A Who-Dealt-It Mystery, illustrated by James Rey Sanchez.

Denise Hughes

Barbara Herndon at ZonderKidz has bought This Farm is a Family, illustrated by Denise Hughes.


Catherine Laudone at Simon & Schuster has bought Bravo, Little Bird!, illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki.


Sonali Fry at Rodale Kids has bought Black-Eyed Peas and Hoghead Cheese: A Story of Food, Family, and Freedom, illustrated by Steffi Walthall.

Daniel Duncan 2

Ann Rider at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has bought What’s a Germ, Joseph Lister?, illustrated by Daniel Duncan.

Veronika Kotyk

Marty Machowski at New Growth Press has bought Chloe and the Closet of Secrets, illustrated by Veronika Kotyk.


Allyn Johnston at S&S/Beachlane Books has bought A Curious Mind and a Very Big Heart, author-illustrated by Aura Lewis.


Nancy Paulsen at Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books has bought On Our Way, illustrated by Tamisha Anthony.

Ellen Shi

Megan Dobson at HarperCollins has bought Walking Grandma Home, illustrated by Ellen Shi.

Juliana Oakley

Carol Hinz at Lerner/Millbrook has bought Curious Kati: The Race for a Covid-19 Vaccine, illustrated by Juliana Oakley.

Erin Taylor

Christianne Jones at Capstone has bought Moving to Mars, illustrated by Erin Taylor.


Sophia Jimenez at Atheneum has bought Free to Learn: How Alfredo Lopez Fought for the Right to Go to School, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega.

Thanks for reading June’s right’s report! Tune in at the end of each month to learn about all the wonderful deals made with Bright artists. Miss May’s right’s report? Click here to see what’s been slated to hit shelves.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website — see our privacy policy for more.