Jakob Wegelius

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Jakob Wegelius

Jakob Wegelius is an all-round author of books for children who not only writes but illustrates and designs hsi sstories. He has also published a travel book for adults. He studied literature and philosophy, and graduated from Konstfack/University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in 1996. He now lives with his wife and two children and works as a graphic designer, illustrator and author. His books have been translated into more than ten languages. Esperanza from 1999 received the Heffaklumpen prize and was nominated for the August prize and the Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis. The Legend of Sally Jones received the prestigious August Prize in 2008. For The Murderer’s Ape, Jakob received both the Agust Prize in 2014 and The Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize in 2015.

Books by Jakob Wegelius

The Murderer's Ape

Jakob Wegelius

Swedish title: Mördarens apa

Series: Sally Jones

Category: Children

Pub date: 02-04-2014

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

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

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