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I'm so over the moon about this illustration deal for debut artist Lauren Emmons! I think this is going to be such a fabulous pairing of text and art and I can't wait for readers to see the finished book in all its glory. Huge congratulations to all!

Jonah Heller at Peachtree has acquired world rights, in an exclusive submission, to Prak Fills the House by Kennedy Center teaching artist Donna L. Washington (l.), illustrated by debut artist Lauren Emmons. In this fractured fairy tale, Poppa Pig offers his house to whichever one of his three little pigs can fill it to the brim. Everyone assumes muscly Mo or beautiful Bo will do a fine job, but quiet and creative Prak might just surprise them all. Publication is set for spring 2024; Mary C. Moore at Kimberley Cameron & Associates did a two-book deal, and Tara Gonzalez at Erin Murphy Literary Agency represented the illustrator for one book.