Rights and Permissions
Orca prides itself on publishing Canadian authors and bringing them to a wider audience. With over 500 award-winning and best-selling books in print and more than 60 new titles a year, we have much to offer the global market.
Foreign rights for many Orca titles have been sold all over the world, including to Australia, Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, Korea, Japan, Latvia and many other countries.
World rights (excluding North America) to many titles are available and are represented by Amy Tompkins of Transatlantic Literary Agency.
For more information on French Canadian and Chinese rights please email Andrew Wooldridge.
Download our international rights catalogs
- Spring 2013 Hot List
Includes our most recent titles for juveniles and young adults.
- Complete Rights Catalog
Includes complete rights information for all Orca Book Publishers titles.
- Picturebooks (Ages 4-8)
An extensive list of illustrated stories for kids ages four to eight.
- Orca Echoes (Ages 7-9)
Lively, entertaining short chapter books for readers ages seven to nine.
- Orca Young Readers (Ages 8-11)
Award-winning chapter books for ages eight to eleven.
- Juvenile (Ages 8-13)
Fiction for ages eight to thirteen (contemporary, historical, fantasy, mystery, graphic novels).
- Orca Currents (Ages 10-14)
Short high interest novels with themes relevant to middle-school aged readers (contemporary, humor, sports, adventure).
- Orca Sports (Ages 10+)
Short high-interest novels with exciting sports action and suspense. Ages ten and up.
- Young Adult (Ages 12+)
Compelling fiction with themes relevant to teens (contemporary, historical, fantasy, mystery).
- Orca Soundings (Ages 12+)
Short high-interest novels with contemporary themes, written expressly for teens reading below grade level.
Nonfiction titles great for use in the classroom.
- Rapid Reads
Contemporary, short novels for adults, written written between a 2.0 and 4.5 reading level.
For information on film and television rights, or to inquire about options, please contact Sarah Cooper
at The Saint Agency in Toronto.
To enquire about anthology rights, excerpts, online usage or anything else pertaining to copyright please email the permissions department.
For information on titles from any of the publishers we distribute please contact the publishers directly. Click here for a list of publishers we distribute.