Books

Small and Strong

Ulf Stark

The perfect book for reading aloud! “Small and Strong” is an anthology of Ulf Stark’s fantastic stories for younger children. He has the unique gift of being able to include both a child’s and an adult’s perspective in the same story, and together wi…

Swedish title: Liten och stark

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 15-08-2007

The Årsta Murderer

Magnus Nordin

A young girl is found naked and murdered in a mountain crevice. Two boys find her and realise it’s Ebba, the childminder. Everyone is devastated – how can such a terrible thing happen in Årsta, a part of town that has been so quiet and safe up to now…

Swedish title: Årstamördaren

Category: Children / Young Adult

Pub date: 15-08-2007

Happy – a Horse in a Million

Lin Hallberg

One day it happens, just like it always does in the books about horses that Madde reads. Madde’s dad tells her she’s going to get her very own horse to look after, because she’s been so lonely while her mum has been ill. Madde finds Happy, the wonder…

Swedish title: Happy - en häst på miljonen

Category: Children / Fiction 9-12

Pub date: 07-08-2007

Who's Grandma?

Stina Wirsén

Teddy has a grandmother, who belongs only to her. She can run really fast and plays brilliant games. Teddy also has a cousin. The cousin thinks grandmother belongs to her as well – but that can’t be right! Teddy doesn’t want a cousin!

Swedish title: Vems mormor?

Series: Who?

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 07-08-2007

The All Saints Sacrifice

Petter Lidbeck

Shirin and her father are living for free in a large, beautiful manor house with stables and horses. They look after themselves and can do whatever they like, in principle – as long as they don’t go up into the attic…The All Saints Sacrifice is an un…

Swedish title: Allhelgonaoffret

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 07-08-2007

Who’s Lonely?

Stina Wirsén

Teddy is sad. She’s alone, and she doesn’t want to be. I need a friend, she thinks. She rings the bird, but the bird is going to visit her grandmother. There’s no answer when she tries the cat. The rabbit and the pink teddy bear are already playing t…

Swedish title: Vem är ensam?

Series: Who?

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 07-08-2007

A Star Called Ajax

Ulf Stark

This story is sad yet beautiful, and packed with the joy of life at the same time. When the inevitable happens it cuts to the heart, but the reader is left not with a lump in the throat, but with hope.Ajax the dog and Johan are friends. Friends give…

Swedish title: En stjärna vid namn Ajax

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 25-07-2007

Billy and the Mysterious Cat

Birgitta Stenberg

One night Billy is woken up by a loud, long-drawn out “miaaaaow”. A strange dream? No – there’s a cat out on the windowsill, and it quickly jumps into Billy’s room through the window, which is ajar! The cat soon makes itself at home in the kitchen an…

Swedish title: Billy och den mystiska katten

Series: Billy

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 16-07-2007