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Julianne Moore Signs 5-Book Deal With Random House Children’s Books

Julianne-Moore-author-photo-credit-Brian-Bowen-SmithJulianne Moore has signed a five-book deal with Random House Children’s Books to write a series books starring her bestselling Freckleface Strawberry character. Moore has previously written three books featuring Freckleface Strawberry, a character that is based on herself as a child.

“Freckleface Strawberry was the nickname I was given by the neighborhood kids when we lived in Nebraska,” explained Moore in a statement.

The Freckleface Strawberry book series will be a part of Random House’s Step into Reading program. The first two books are slated for release in the summer of 2015. A picture book is slated for the summer of 2016.

Mallory Loehr, Vice President, Publishing Director of the Random House/Golden Books Young Readers Group, acquired the world wide English-language rights for the books from Brenda Bowen of Sanford J. Greenburger Associates.

Frances Gilbert, Associate Publishing Director, Random House Books for Young Readers, will edit the books.

 

 

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