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examples of high concept PBs?

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I was reading agents' wishlist and found quite a few agents mentioned "high-concept" PB in their wishlists.  Just wonder what does that mean exactly,  and do you have any "high-concept" PB in mind to suggest?

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#1 - June 07, 2020, 06:42 PM

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In general, it means it has a hook that can be easily expressed and is commercial. Think Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus. The title alone presents a high concept with kid appeal and humor.

The opposite would be quieter or more literary.
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#3 - June 08, 2020, 05:29 AM
VAMPIRINA BALLERINA series (Disney-Hyperion)
SUNNY'S TOW TRUCK SAVES THE DAY (Abrams)
GROUNDHUG DAY (Disney-Hyperion, 2017)
among others

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Ha, thank you so much ! Should have searched Blueboard for related topics.
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