Candlewick Press, a US imprint of the Walker Book Group, has acquired global rights to The Beatryce Prophecy, the first collaboration from author Kate DiCamillo and illustrator Sophie Blackall.
Head of Zeus children's imprint Zephyr will publish Extinct, a new eight-book series from TV scientist and author Professor Ben Garrod.
Pushkin Press imprint One is to publish Dust off the Bones, the latest thriller by Paul Howarth, next summer.
Trapeze has acquired a new poetry collection from Nikita Gill, titled Where Hope Comes From, written in response to the global crisis.
Sphere has acquired a book in which the author tells the story of her own investigation into the long-unsolved murder of her stepsister.