Books

The hunt for Tam

Jo Salmson

Dragon Knights – a new, thrilling fantasy series for those just learning to read!This is an exciting, easy to read story about Tam the beggar boy, who is chosen to become a dragon knight; it forms part of a new series by Jo Salmson, the author of The…

Swedish title: Jakten på Tam

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 14-09-2009

Format: 128 pages, 148x210mm, b/w illustrations

Happy Hour

Annika Thor

Natalie and Jossan are rehearsing a dance for happy hour. They want Alva to join in, although she keeps on going the wrong way. But Filippa can’t join in. All she can do is make decisions, according to them. This takes away all the fun of appearing i…

Swedish title: Roliga timmen

Series: Alva & Love

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 14-09-2009

Format: 48 pages, colour

A Child is Born – fifth edition

Lennart Nilsson

New picture book of the Journey of Life, from conception to birth!The original publication of A Child is Born by Lennart Nilsson in 1965 was one of the most important books of the modern age, comparable to the first publication of NASA’s photographs…

Swedish title: Ett barn blir till

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction / Parenting

Pub date: 08-09-2009

Format: 220 pages, 195x224mm, colour

The Practice of Murder

Kerstin Ekman

Kerstin Ekman, former member of the Swedish Academy and one of Sweden’s greatest living crime writers’ latest collection of essays, The Practice of Murder, is a meditation on unresolved issues in the classic Swedish novel, Söderberg’s Doctor Glas. St…

Swedish title: Mordets praktik

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 04-09-2009

The Mark of the Devil

Magnus Nordin

The Mark of the Devilis an atmospheric thriller about a supply teacher who conceals an evil her pupils could never imagine beneath a well-organised exterior.One day troublesome Class 9c in Katarina School get a new supply teacher. Her name is Malin;…

Swedish title: Djävulens märke

Category: Children / Young Adult

Pub date: 01-09-2009

Format: 330 pages, 134x213 mm, b/w illustrations

Betty in the Middle of the Night

Lotta Geffenblad

Betty has left home! But she’s only a hungry, lonely little cat, sailing along in a potty and fishing with her rod… She does get a bite, but it isn’t something to eat, just horrible stuff. And cats can’t eat rubbish. But what’s this on the end of her…

Swedish title: Betty mitt i natten

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 01-09-2009

Format: 32 pages, 190x260 mm, colour

Bread for every occasion

Heléne Johansson

Eating bread in the right context is almost as important as the fact that it is delicious and looks good. Bread and food belong together and enhance each other, just as food and an appropriate drink can do. For that reason, Heléne Johansson takes the…

Swedish title: Bröd från Brunkebergs Bageri

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction / Food & Drink

Pub date: 01-09-2009

Format: 136 pages, 189x246 pages, colour

Among Waves and Clouds

Jakob Wegelius

A lovely board book about vehicles in the sky and on water!What is that sweeping past us above our heads? An air balloon, a rescue helicopter or a sailplane? And over there, out in the bay, is that a junk, a steem paddler or a fishing boat. Wonderful…

Swedish title: Bland vågor och moln

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 01-09-2009

Format: 18 pages, 185x260 mm, board book