Books

The Boy Who’s Got What it Takes

Ulf Stark

Ulf is being punished. He has to be Grandfather’s slave for a whole day, helping out with all kinds of things – mostly heavy work. Grandfather doesn’t think Ulf is up to it, but Ulf is determined to show Grandfather he’s got what it takes, that he’s…

Swedish title: Krutpojken

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 26-05-2008

Format: 44 pages, 148 x 210 mm, colour

Ice Games

Liselott Willén

Winter and bitter cold. The bay of the sea below Alex’s house is covered with ice. The water inside the almost sunken old boat is also frozen. On the days Alex decides not to go to school, she spends her time daydreaming there. She imagines that she…

Swedish title: Islekar

Category: Fiction / Literature & Fiction

Pub date: 23-05-2008

On the Trail of the Stealer

Jo Salmson

But one day when Grandfather is out, Elien the almander knocks on the door of their cottage. He has returned from the Kingdom of the Shadows, where the almanders battle constantly against evil creatures such as wheenzles and marwolves. Thanks to Rian…

Swedish title: I stjälarens spår

Series: The Return Of The Almanders

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 19-05-2008

Format: 128 pages, b/w illustrations

The Sugar Bun on Kruskakullen

Carin Wirsén

In the little town there is a bakery. It’s always full of people, buying buns to have with their juice, rolls for breakfast, biscuits for their coffee break and loaves of bread for day trips. The bakery is run by a little lady and her two children, w…

Swedish title: Sockerbullen på Kruskakullen

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 16-05-2008

Format: 128 pages, 190 x 220 mm, colour

Ingrid and Daddy

Katerina Janouch

A warm, entertaining story about Ingrid’s day at home with Daddy.Here it is at last, the fourth book in the series about Ingrid! Ingrid is a charming, playful picture-book character who takes us on many eventful adventures, recognisable as part of ev…

Swedish title: Ingrid och pappa

Series: Ingrid

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 12-05-2008

Format: 32 pages, 210 x 210 mm, colour

We Want a Disco!

Helena Bross

At last Class 1b are going to have a disco! It’s going to be brilliant, but what do you actually do when you dance? Frank has never danced cheek-to-cheek with a partner in his whole life. And what do you wear? Some tuition is needed here! Come along…

Swedish title: Vi vill ha disko

Series: Class 1b

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 04-05-2008

Format: 64 pages, 148 x 210 mm, colour

My Little Monkey

Ulf Nilsson

My Little Monkey is a poetic, finely tuned tale about a boy who encounters a troop of baboons. Among them is a baby the boy has some contact with. But in Hermanus, way down in southern South Africa where the boy lives, many people are angry with the…

Swedish title: Min lilla apa

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 25-03-2008

Format: 48 pages, 148 x 210 mm, 2-col

New Friends

Helena Bross

New Friends is the first completely free-standing book in the series. It’s about the first time Axel and Omar meet at their new school, and how Axel helps Omar with a sensitive matter without any of the adults noticing anything. Short, simple everyda…

Swedish title: Nya kompisar

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 24-03-2008

Format: 64 pages, 128 x 210 mm, colour