HarperCollins Canada Children’s Associate Editor Yashaswi Kesanakurthy has acquired World rights to bestselling author, educator, coach and mentor Karl Subban’s debut picture book. SKATES IN A BOX tells the story of little PK Subban waiting for the hockey skates his mother ordered for him to come in the mail. SKATES IN A BOX will be illustrated by Maggie Zeng. The deal was arranged by Carolyn Forde and Amy Tompkins at Transatlantic Agency, with publication planned for Fall 2023. Maggie’s business manager is Richard Favreau. 

For rights inquiries, please contact Lisa Rundle lisa.rundle@harpercollins.com

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