Books

The Thirteenth Guest

Martin Widmark

In this second book, David and Larissa are at summer school. “Think of yourselves as the disciples of Carl von Linné,” the teacher says encouragingly as he sends them out on an assignment, “but don’t go anywhere near the disused mine, whatever you do…

Swedish title: Den trettonde gästen

Series: David & Larissa

Category: Children / Fiction 9-12

Pub date: 04-09-2006

Format: 176 pages,

Aston’s stones

Lotta Geffenblad

Aston feels sorry for all the lonely stones he sees, so he picks them up and brings them home and takes care of them. Every day he finds a new one; how strange that there are always new stones who are lonely, or bored or cold. It soon gets crowded at…

Swedish title: Astons stenar

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 01-09-2006

Format: 32 pages, 190 x 269 mm, colour

The Affair of the Ghost

Martin Widmark

Now it’s time for the fifth book about the fearless monster agent and her constant companion, London the basset hound. Nelly realises all is not well with shopkeeper Conny Cruth when her dog, usually so fond of his food, won’t even look at the dog fo…

Swedish title: Spökaffären

Series: Nelly Rapp

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 14-08-2006

Format: 80 pages, b/w illustrations, 148 x 210 mm

Black drama

Magnus Nordin

Together with her pregnant mother and her mother’s new boyfriend, Tess (aged 17) moves to the sleepy idyll of Fjärlunda. At her new school she hears about the ghost of a teacher who is said to haunt the place. Twenty-five years ago, he died in an exp…

Swedish title: Svart drama

Category: Children / Young Adult

Pub date: 10-08-2006

The Strongest in Class

Helena Bross

School starts today, and everybody’s got their rucksack with them. Edvin’s Mummy and Daddy didn’t quite get round to buying him a new one, so he has to take one that Daddy’s had from work. It’s really big and it holds a lot, and it’s got loads of dif…

Swedish title: Starkast i klassen

Series: Class1b

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 01-08-2006

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, color

Who Decides?

Stina Wirsén

In this book we meet the teddy bear from Who’s Angry? and the teddy’s mummy or daddy – we’re not sure which. When the book begins, they’re sitting on the sofa, reading. “Look! A little teddy bear. And a big teddy bear. They’re reading. It looks cosy….

Swedish title: Vem bestämmer?

Series: Who?

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 31-07-2006

Format: 32 pages,170 x170 mm, color

Who’s Bleeding?

Stina Wirsén

In this book we meet once again the characters from Stina Wirsén’s books “Who’s Cross?” and “Who´s Trousers?” Everybody is supposed to play and build something together. There’s plenty of enthusiastic hammering and painting. But oh no – somebody hits…

Swedish title: Vem blöder?

Series: Who?

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 31-07-2006

Format: 32 pages, 170x170 mm, color

Billy Gets Angry

Birgitta Stenberg

It doesn’t happen often, but like everybody else, Billy gets angry sometimes. This is the thirteenth book about Billy, and the first one where he’s really cross!One day when Billy wakes up, everything is different: his teddy bear is lying on the floo…

Swedish title: Billy blir arg

Series: Billy

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 12-07-2006

Format: 32 pages, colour illustrations, 190 x 260 mm