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SOLD! Congratulations to Judith Valdes B!

Please help me congratulate client Judith Valdes B on the sale of her debut picture book, AN OFRENDA FOR PERRO, to Charlie Ilgunas at Little Bee!

Here’s the announcement from Publisher’s Weekly:

Charlie Ilgunas at Little Bee Books has bought world rights to An Ofrenda for Perro by Judith Valdes B (l.), illustrated by Carlos Vélez Aguilera, a picture book about how a child comes to terms with his beloved dog passing away by celebrating it during Día de los Muertos. Publication is planned for fall 2023; Hilary Harwell at KT Literary represented the author, and Aurora Barlam at Astound US represented the illustrator.

Congratulate Judith here! And learn more about her writing and her illustration work at her website!