Astrid the Fly discovers music

Maria Jönsson

At last. A buzzing new adventure with Astrid. Cheeky, charming, funny, crazy, imaginative, humorous, irresistible and wonderful, these are just a few of the praises for the picture books about Astrid the Fly. Astrid may be small but she is very self-…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid mitt i musiken

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 02-09-2013

Format: 32 pg, 195x260 mm, Colour

Death and all his Friends

Kristoffer Leandoer

“Now, “said Dad “you know how things stand, who we are and what happens when we cross the river.” Little Deathy grows up in the fortress of Breeze. His only friends are a shrilled-voiced crow called Tom Blunt and Jessica, the most poisonous spid…

Swedish title: Döden och alla hans vänner

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 01-09-2013

Format: 300 pages

When Finland Was Sweden

Herman Lindqvist

For almost 700 years Sweden and Finland were one and the same country. Yet in Sweden this period remains strangely unknown. But Herman Lindqvist fills the hole in the Swedes’ knowledge about the country’s long kinship with Finland – and he does so in…

Swedish title: När Finland var Sverige

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 27-08-2013

Hamburgers and Tex-Mex

Lena Söderström

Juicy hamburgers, spicy tacos, hot wraps – junk food has made its way into the trendiest of restaurants. Bar menus include up-market Tex-Mex and every self-respecting fashionable restaurant has a hamburger on its menu, made using the best meat that t…

Swedish title: Hamburgare och texmex

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction / Food & Drink

Pub date: 26-08-2013

Format: Format: 195x260 mm, 128 pages, 4 C

Midlife Medical Handbook

Gunilla Hasselgren

”Hello! Welcome to my midlife medical handbook that will guide you through the many symptoms and thoughts that arise when you’re in your 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s and have no choice but to put up with it!” That is how Gunilla Hasselgren, GP and renowned…

Swedish title: Din läkarbok mitt i livet

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction / Mind & Body

Pub date: 23-08-2013

Format: 195 x 224, 250-280 p, full colour throughout

Hope Springs Eternal

Karin Wahlberg

It’s the year 1953 and polio is a raging epidemic. Young Ella-Kristin is called upon to leave her nursing education and instead come to help as an intern at the local hospital. She worries about her soon to be fiancé Carl, who is constantly put to th…

Swedish title: Än finns det hopp

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 22-08-2013

Treo, Enis and one more

Maria Nilsson Thore

Treo and Enis, two zebras that live in a hopelessly long-winded existence until one day when a misunderstanding changes everything. A third zebra enters and soon it becomes clear that life will never be the same again for the Treo and Enis… and one…

Swedish title: Treo, Enis och en till

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 22-08-2013

Format: 32 pages, 150 x 280 mm, color

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Katarina Bivald

Sara is 28 and has never been outside Sweden – except in the (many) books she reads. When her elderly penfriend Amy invites her to come and visit her in Broken Wheel, Iowa, Sara decides it’s time. But when she arrives, there’s a twist waiting for her…

Swedish title: Läsarna i Broken Wheel rekommenderar

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 21-08-2013