Åsa Asptjärn

Åsa Asptjärn

Åsa Asptjärn makes us laugh out loud! Everyone who has read, loved and grown up with Adrian Mole will be happy to find a new friend in Emanuel Kent. And those readers who have grown out of Greg in Diary of a Wimpy Kid can now read about yet another anti-hero but this time about a teenager with spots, a big nose and stubble on his upper lip. Åsa Asptjärn is a drama writer and writes comic sketches. She can been seen and heard on TV, radio and on stage.

Books by Åsa Asptjärn

The Art of Having Extremely Low Expectations

Åsa Asptjärn

“Take a look at my lousy life and do the opposite”. That’s what Emanuel Kent Sjögren says. He is the spiritual philosopher in this book. The reader is offered Emanuel’s philosophical advice on life, sometimes humorous, sometimes black as he muddles t…

Swedish title: Konsten att ha sjukt låga förväntningar

Series: Emanuel Kent

Category: Children

Pub date: 02-01-2014

Reasonably Lucky Moments

Åsa Asptjärn

New term, new school and new friends. Emanuel can finally be a whole new person and start afresh. But who is he? And perhaps more importantly, who does he want to be? With Emanuel Kent, Åsa Asptjärn created a brilliant anti-hero, the Swedish response…

Swedish title: Rimligt lyckade ögonblick

Category: Children

Pub date: 13-01-2017

Manifest for the Hopeless

Åsa Asptjärn

Emanuel Kent is back, this time with a manifest of “how everything must remain as it is”. But how do you achieve that when everything keeps on changing around you? While Emanuel daydreams about being swallowed up as if in a black hole, everyone is ta…

Swedish title: Manifest för hopplösa

Category: Children

Pub date: 31-07-2015

Frankie and Vegan

Åsa Asptjärn

Bodil is called Frankie because she loved frankfurters when she was little. She has now just finished 6th grade and it’s the summer holidays. But it’s a time when everyone, including Frankie, realises that after four years, she and Veronika are no lo…

Swedish title: Wursten och Veganen

Category: Children

Pub date: 05-09-2017