We are pleased to announce that Carol Matas’s ZEVI TAKES THE SPOTLIGHT has been acquired by Doeun Rivendell at Orca Book Publishers as part of the Orca Currents line in the spring of 2024! (World rights)


Zevi, who became famous for his psychic abilities after he helped the police find a missing child, wants to be known for his acting abilities, not his psychic ones. But when a movie star is threatened with murder on a set Zevi is forced to use his psychic powers. 

Carol Matas is an internationally acclaimed author of more than 45 books for children and young adults. Her best-selling work, which includes three award-winning series, has been translated into over a dozen languages including Spanish, Catalan, Japanese, Taiwanese, Turkish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, German, French, Indonesian, Bulgarian and Russian. She has adapted some of her books into plays and has had productions in Tel Aviv, Montreal, Toronto and Winnipeg. 

Amy Tompkins at Transatlantic Agency represented the author in a deal for world rights.

Congratulations Carol!