Author David Almond’s new deal

I follow Book2Book on and they recently posted this article which I thought was interesting. I’m assuming that since Puffin and Viking have a long history of working together this will work out to everyone’s satisfaction. David Almond’s certainly- it was a six-figure auction deal. I expect that, as in the past, Viking will have the hardcover rights and Puffin, the paperback rights. You can click on the link below:

David Almond Article