Please help us celebrate with Tonya Duncan Ellis on the sale of her very first picture book!
From Publishers Weekly:
Jordan Brown at HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray/ has acquired world rights to They Built Me for Freedom by Tonya Duncan Ellis (l.), illus. by Jenin Mohammed, a picture book about the history and legacy of Emancipation Park, a site in Houston, Texas, purchased and developed by formerly enslaved people to commemorate Juneteenth. Publication is set for 2024; Sara Megibow at kt literary represented the author, and Christy Ewers at the CAT Agency represented the illustrator
Learn more about Tonya online at: www.tonyaduncanellis.com