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Silvia Molteni

Literary Agent

Silvia Molteni is the dedicated children’s books Agent at PFD. She is building her own list of clients alongside selling foreign rights in our children’s and YA titles worldwide. Silvia also handles all audio rights for the agency.


What i'm looking for...

At the moment, she is actively looking for Middle Grade novels, strong voices with brave narratives and contemporary and realistic settings, edgy, funny and moving Middle Grade fiction; she loves voice-driven and character-driven narratives, endearing narrators, magical realism and literary fiction. She is also looking for YA fiction featuring LGBTQI story-lines and characters, as well as non-fiction books aimed at children and YA – from memoirs to manuals, popular science and humorous books.

Silvia Molteni @sfmolteni

We're still beaming over the news that @OnjaliRauf has won the #WCBP19 for The Boy at the Back of the Class.
What wonderful news for a timely book that highlights the importance of friendship and kindness.

@OnjaliRauf @Waterstones Thanks Onjali! You are always welcome here, come and say hello and sign your book whenever you like. Window now also has balloons.

Today's top story: Debut inspired by refugee crisis wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize (£) @Waterstones @OnjaliRauf #WCBP19

#secretlysigned copy of #TheBoyAtTheBackOfTheClass left @WaterstonesPicc! I have tears in my eyes at the display. I used to have window display envy all the time passing by amazing books... Can't believe this is real. Thank you @Waterstones fairies &every reader ever #WCBP19 🚀💕

.@OnjaliRauf makes a wonderful acceptance speech dedicating her win to the refugees she writes about #WCBP19

And here’s @OnjaliRauf with a big thank you to the readers 📚

We are so excited to see that @OnjaliRauf's #boyatthebackoftheclass has won the #WCBP19 Younger Fiction prize. Hooray!

A huge well done to @OnjaliRauf for winning the #WCBP19 for the incredible The Boy at the Back of the Class and a huge thank you to all the incredible @Waterstones booksellers who have championed this wonderful book from day one.

Bursting with pride that this important and beautiful book won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize!! What a journey @OnjaliRauf and huge congratulations to all the other shortlisted authors #TheBoyAtTheBackOfTheClass ❤️❤️ @HachetteKids #WCBP19

COMPETITION TIME: Name the NEW #fundraising @bohogelato 'The Boy at the Back of the Class' themed ice cream. Mmmm the ROSE & PISTACHIO flavour proceeds will support children in areas of highest need across #Brighton #Hove RT & COMMENT with your idea using #YCR2019 by Friday

"A brilliant read. Buy this one for everyone you know" - Aoife, Goodreads reviewer. We couldn't agree more! 🌻🌸🌼 #LetItBloom

"A paean to the power of nature and imagination", says @fionanoblebooks at @thebookseller. #LetItBloom with @skinnerwrites' magical debut Bloom!

#LetItBloom with @skinnerwrites' whimsical, wickedly funny debut Bloom! Enter our competition to #WIN a gardening kit to grow your very own Surprising Seeds 🌻🌸🌼 Enter now:

“Brilliantly written and a joy to read! Pick this one up, you will not regret it!”
Thank you @erinlynhamilton for this lovely review of Bloom! 🌸🌱🌼 #LetItBloom

We're sending out some very special (and very SURPRISING) parcels today for @skinnerswrites' beautiful debut novel Bloom! 🌻🌸🌼 #LetItBloom

And the winner of The 2019 Salford Children's Book Award is... The 1000 Year Old Boy by @rosswelford! Congratulations! 👏🏽🏆

A HUGE thank you as always to all the Salford schools who took part, the shortlisted authors and @ComedyCampbell for hosting the Awards #SalfordCBAward

How beautiful is this hardback copy of #HattieBrown?! 🌧🔦@piperverlag @Pigtailshigh

Inspiring children with her novel, The Boy at the Back of the Class it’s @OnjaliRauf with her cute dog Snowy at #ShareAStory live event @UniofBradford

Did you watch the #BluePeter Book Awards show last week? If not you MUST it's a brilliant book special! Including the amazing winners @OnjaliRauf and @CliveWrites, great kids and fab @CressidaCowell & Alex T Smith! @BookTrust

To celebrate #NationalPlantAFlowerDay, we're learning more about the characters in @skinnerwrites' gorgeous debut Bloom. Who are you looking forward to meeting in Little Sterilis? 🌱 #LetItBloom