Sophie Escabasse of Witches of Brooklyn has simply bought her fantasy middle-grade graphic novel, Taxi Ghost, to Whitney Leopard at Random Home Graphic. Taxi Ghost is the story of Adele, who “begins to see the ghosts that use her sister’s automobile as a taxi to get round city, and is pulled right into a mission to save lots of an previous ghost’s home earlier than their neighborhood is modified ceaselessly.” Taxi Ghost will likely be printed in 2025.
Sophie Escabasse is a French writer and illustrator who lives in Montreal. Initially educated as a graphic designer, she labored in promoting for some time earlier than totally embracing illustration as a profession. She has illustrated many books for middle-grade readers, together with Florence Parry Heide and Roxanne Heide Pierce‘s Highlight Membership Mysteries sequence, Equipment Rosewater’s middle-grade sequence, The Derby Daredevils and the Freestyler Funnies sequence by Tom Easton, in addition to her sequence of graphic novels, The Witches Of Brooklyn. There may even be a fourth Witches Of Brooklyn graphic novel for 2023.
Sophie Escabasse posted to Instagram, “YouhoohooHOOO!!!! I can lastly discuss it!! I am very, very excited to announce that I will likely be making one other e-book with the unbelievable @rhkidsgraphic group!! The story will happen in Montréal, people! There will likely be Ghosts, sisters, a cool gd-ma (I needed to have a cool gd-ma!), and a LOT of plot twists!!”
Sophie Esccabasse’s agent Kelly Sonnack at Andrea Brown Literary Company bought world rights to Taxi Ghost.
Random Home Graphic, a part of Penguin, is an imprint devoted to publishing graphic novels for youths and teenagers of all ages and curiosity, fiction and nonfiction, and launched its first listing in Spring 2020, younger chapter books to YA, reflecting the quickly rising recognition of the format amongst younger readers. Whitney Leopard is the Publishing Director of Random Home Graphic. The growth of kids’s graphic novels is fuelling all method of publishers extending into the comics medium. Proper now it looks as if an infinite market that’s being tapped into, and creating longstanding comedian e-book readers for many years to come back. It isn’t for nothing that youngsters graphic novels in bookstores are being known as the newsstand of the twenty-first century, and the longer term readers of the medium are being fashioned and created proper right here, proper now.