Jakob Wegelius

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Category: Children

Jakob Wegelius

JAKOB WEGELIUS is a renowned children’s author who also illustrates his own stories.

Jakob studied literature and philosophy and graduated from the University of Arts, Crafts and Design in 1996. He now works as a graphic designer, illustrator and author. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages and have been awarded the August Prize, the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, The Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Lite­ rature Prize, The Prix Sorcières and Expressen’s Heffaklumpen.

Books by Jakob Wegelius

The False Rose

Jakob Wegelius

Sally Jones is back!“You have asked me to write down everything I know about the man they used to call Shetland Jack. And I will; I will tell you about his hard life. Then, you will find out the awful truth of his mysterious disappearance.However, th…

Swedish title: Den falska rosen

Series: Sally Jones

Category: Children

Pub date: 07-04-2020

Format: 142 x 183 mm, 528 pages, b&w illustrations

The Spies of Oreborg

Jakob Wegelius

New edition of Jakob Wegelius’ debutThe Commander thinks that they haven’t got nearly enough secrets on the Snårholm islands and so sends Master Nillebu to the neighbouring town of Oreborg to spy. They find a place filled with shady characters: Sparv…

Swedish title: Spionerna i Oreborg

Category: Children

Pub date: 11-11-2019

Format: 195 x 260 mm, 96 pages, b&w illustrations

The Beast in the Labyrinth and other Greek Tales

Annika Thor

Evil brings death, jealousy and greed, passionate love and horrible revenge. In the tales of ancient Greece there is all this and more! When Annika Thor collects the well-known myths from ancient Greece, adding a few lesser known ones too, and Jakob…

Swedish title: Odjuret i labyrinten och andra grekiska myter

Category: Children

Pub date: 05-09-2016

Format: 148 x 210 mm, 192 pages, color

The Murderer’s Ape

Jakob Wegelius

WINNER OF THE AUGUST PRIZE FOR BEST CHILDREN´S BOOK 2014, THE DEUTSCHE JUGENDLITERATURPREIS (Children’s book category, 2017), the PRIX SORCIERES 2017 and THE NORDIC COUNCIL CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE PRIZE 2015! SELECTED A WHITE RAVEN 201…

Swedish title: Mördarens apa

Series: Sally Jones

Category: Children

Pub date: 02-04-2014

Format: 550 pages, 42 x 183 mm, b/w illustrations

Among Waves and Clouds

Jakob Wegelius

A lovely board book about vehicles in the sky and on water!What is that sweeping past us above our heads? An air balloon, a rescue helicopter or a sailplane? And over there, out in the bay, is that a junk, a steem paddler or a fishing boat. Wonderful…

Swedish title: Bland vågor och moln

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-09-2009

Format: 18 pages, 185x260 mm, board book

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

Pub date: 20-08-2009

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

The Legend of Sally Jones

Jakob Wegelius

WINNER OF THE AUGUST PRIZE FOR BEST CHILDREN´S BOOK 2008!Jakob Wegelius has been awarded the prestigious August prize 2008 for Best Children´s- and Juvenile Book of the year for The Legend of Sally Jones. The jury finds the story “Cruel and beautiful…

Swedish title: Legenden om Sally Jones

Series: Sally Jones

Category: Children

Pub date: 26-08-2008

Format: 112 pages, 165 x 265 mm, color

Esperanza

Jakob Wegelius

Halidon lives with the Captain and earns a living by performing out¬side the covered market in the Town Hall Square. He rides a mono¬cycle and juggles with silver balls. One day when he gets home the Captain is not there but dinner is ready and there…

Swedish title: Esperanza

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-01-2000

Format: 144 pages, color, 142 x 183 mm