Books

Tove Jansson

Boel Westin

A self-portrait in return for 40 sacks of peat and a window being mended was a real coup for the young painter Tove Jansson in the winter of 1946. She had dreamed of being a lighthouse keeper, but became a world famous author, living in a chilly towe…

Swedish title: Tove Jansson

Category: Non Fiction / Biography & Memoirs

Pub date: 15-05-2007

Astrid the Fly

Maria Jönsson

Astrid has four legs, she can walk upside down on the ceiling, and she can fly at top speed! Almost all bluebottles can. But despite the fact that she can fly so fast, danger is lurking everywhere – she’s just so tiny! Although what Astrid really lov…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 14-05-2007

The White Ladies of Lovlunda Castle

Martin Widmark

Nelly and her family are off for a really scary weekend, visiting a genuine haunted castle. At least, that’s what the newspaper advert promises. Lena-Sleva asks Nelly to try out a new invention that Uncle Hannibal has come up with. It’s a ghost detec…

Swedish title: De vita fruarna på Lovlunda slott

Series: Nelly Rapp

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 14-05-2007

Together

Denise Rudberg

This is Denise Rudberg’s first novel for young people. She has previously enjoyed considerable success with novels for adults such as The Friend, Size 37, RSVP, and Jenny S, which is to be filmed. Her latest novel for adults is Matilde.Through a tele…

Swedish title: Tillsammans

Series: Alteja

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 03-05-2007

The skull measurer’s mistake

Sven Lindqvist

In 1981, Stephen Jay Gould exposed the bad science behind nineteenth-century American studies that “proved” that Anglo-Saxons were superior because they had larger brains. In The skull Measurer´s Mistake, Sven Lindqvist tells the story of Friedrich T…

Swedish title: Antirasister

Category: Non Fiction / Narrative non-fiction & Essays

Pub date: 02-05-2007

The Island Of The Insane

Martin Widmark

In this third book, David and Larissa discover several moss-covered gravestones on a small island. They carry the names of young girls, all of whom died in the mid-1940s. The girls appear to be forgotten – why? Is there any connection with the nearby…

Swedish title: Dårarnas ö

Series: David & Larissa

Category: Children / Fiction 9-12

Pub date: 16-04-2007

Wheel of Fortune

Martin Widmark

Swedish title: Lyckans hjul

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-04-2007

The Pet Shop Mystery

Martin Widmark

It’s time for Lasse and Maja to solve their twelfth case. The animals in the pet shop aren’t very well; they’re getting more and more tired, and now they don’t even want to eat. Could there be something wrong with their food? Valdemar, the owner of t…

Swedish title: Zoomysteriet

Series: The Whodunit Detective Agency

Category: Children / Fiction 9-12

Pub date: 16-04-2007