I’m very excited to announce the agency’s latest sale: Anna Staniszewski’s quirky middle-grade series starter, MY UN-FAIRY TALELIFE, follows 12-year-old Jenny, adventurer of some repute who is famed as the one to call when your magical kingdom goes on the blink, fairy tale creatures don’t get along, or things otherwise fall apart. But all this world-saving is starting to get old—even staying in the real world long enough to take a math test would be a dream come true! And when you throw in bloodthirsty unicorns, a psychotic clown, and the most insanely useless gnome sidekick ever, Jenny decides that enough is enough. She’s leaving this adventuring business behind, and she’s not looking back. Or… is she?
This hilarious story puts a cynical spin on the happily-ever-after realm, and introduces a feisty new heroine that young readers are sure to fall in love with. And the falling in love has started big-time over at Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, where Rebecca Frazer has just purchased the first book in the series!
MY UN-FAIRY TALE LIFE will be heading out into the world in the Fall of 2011. Congratulations to Anna—and I have a feeling it’s just the start of much terrific good news yet to come!