Books

The Lighthouse and the Stars

Annika Thor, Per Thor

On an island out in the sea, the longing to know the truth is growing inside Blenda – and one stormy autumn night the story catches up with her… Blenda Starry Eyes. That’s what her daddy used to call her. But Blenda and Erik’s father has been gone fo…

Swedish title: Fyren och stjärnorna

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 20-08-2009

Format: 272 pages, 134x213 mm, b/w illustrations

Pelle and Frasse

Jan Lööf

Once upon a time, long long ago (in the 1970s) he was in a television series for children. He played the eldest brother, the one with the sticky-out teeth. The teeth were fake, but the TV series became a real cult hit! When Pelle is on the way home o…

Swedish title: Pelle och Frasse

Series: Pelle

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 15-08-2009

Format: 32 pages, 210x210, colour

Zucchini for a Dachshund

Lotta Olsson

The alphabet told through a poetic walk with Ella and the cat

Swedish title: Zucchini till en tax

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 15-08-2009

Format: 32 pages, 250x290 mm, colour

Hop, Hasse!

Margareta Nordqvist

Hop, Hasse! is the second book in an easy-to-read series about pets by Margareta Nordqvist, the illustrator of the popular books about Sigge the pony. Animal Friends is part of the Extra Easy to Read series for those who are just beginning to learn h…

Swedish title: Hoppa Hasse

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 15-08-2009

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, color

When We Were Alone in the World

Ulf Nilsson

I’ve just learned to tell the time at nursery. Nine o’clock, ten o’clock, one o’clock. At three o’clock Daddy usually came to pick me up. But why didn’t he come? In the end I went home on my own. The door of our house was locked. I shouted for Mummy…

Swedish title: När vi var ensamma i världen

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 15-08-2009

Format: 40 pages, 210x210 mm, color

The Worms of Carmine Street

Håkan Nesser

The island of Manhattan at the mouth of the Hudson River is probably the most densely populated district in the world. This area is also home to more tales and stories than anywhere else. The Worms of Carmine Street is one of them. It was written dur…

Swedish title: Maskarna på Carmine Street

Category: Fiction / Crime & Suspense

Pub date: 14-08-2009

Snurran Does the Housework

Eva Bergström

The sixth book about Snurran. A crazy, funny story about a stubborn, headstrong little kitten that everyone with a sense of rebellion can identify with, whatever their age. Snurran is the cockiest kitten on the block. Nobody is as tough as she is. Sh…

Swedish title: Snurran städar

Series: Snurran

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 14-08-2009

Format: 210x210, colour

Who’s Best?

Stina Wirsén

Teddy is so fast. But the cat is so bad. Bad at running fast. “I’m best at running.” That’s what Teddy says. “At running, maybe. But look what I can do,” says the cat. The cat is really good at doing somersaults. Teddy can’t do somersaults at all. Th…

Swedish title: Vem är bäst?

Series: Who?

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 10-08-2009

Format: 32 pages, 170x170, color