Jo Salmson

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

Jo Salmson

Jo Salmson has written the popular fiction books about the beggar boy Tam in The Dragon Knights, Maro’s Journey, The Witch People and the Almanders’ return. She cleverly combines easy-to-read texts with exciting contents.

Books by Jo Salmson

Through the Kingdom of Dreams

Jo Salmson

If you invite an almander to cross your threshold, your life will never be the same again. That’s what Rian’s grandfather had told him, but Rian thought it was just a story, because no human being had seen an almander for hundreds of years. But thank…

Swedish title: Genom drömmens rike

Series: The Return of The Almanders

Category: Children

Pub date: 31-10-2008

The Stolen Children

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: De stulna barnen

Series: The Witch People

Category: Children

Pub date: 21-02-2011

The Star stone

Jo Salmson

Nea’s mother was one of Demar’s famous Dragon Knights. When she fell in love with Belon, one of the chosen starseers, she was forced to leave her family and abandon her green dragon. She and Belon only got a few happy years together. Nea was still a…

Swedish title: Stjärnstenen

Series: The Fate of the Dragons

Category: Children

Pub date: 11-05-2015

The Soldiers of the Duke

Jo Salmson

If you invite an almander to cross your threshold, your life will never be the same again. That’s what Rian’s grandfather had told him, but Rian thought it was just a story, because no human being had seen an almander for hundreds of years. But one d…

Swedish title: Hertigens soldater

Series: The Return Of The Almanders 3

Category: Children

Pub date: 10-03-2008

The Silver Amulet

Jo Salmson

If you invite an almander to cross your threshold, your life will never be the same again. That’s what Rian’s grandfather had told him, but Rian thought it was just a story, because no human being had seen an almander for hundreds of years. But one d…

Swedish title: Silveramuletten

Series: The Return Of The Almanders

Category: Children

Pub date: 20-08-2007

The Shadow and the Dragon

Jo Salmson

This is the second part in Jo Salmson’s exciting series “Maro’s Journey”. We meet a boy whose destiny takes him on a secret mission in the service of the king. A compelling book for starter readers with brilliant black and white drawings by Åsa Ekstr…

Swedish title: Skuggan och draken

Series: Maro's Journey

Category: Children

Pub date: 18-11-2013

The people who disappeared

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Folket som försvann

Series: The Witch People

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-01-2012

The Lost City

Jo Salmson

The Lost City is the first volume in a new series of fantasy books by Jo Salmson, making her debut as an author. It’s exciting and eminently readable – as readable as Lasse & Maja’s Detective Agency and as exciting as Narnia. The book contains a weal…

Swedish title: Den försvunna staden

Series: The Return Of The Almanders

Category: Children

Pub date: 12-03-2007

The King is coming

Jo Salmson

  Jo Salmson knows how to combine the epic narrative of her imagination with easy-to-read in an absolutely unique way. In her new series Maro’s journey we meet the boy whose fate forces him to take off on a secret mission in the King’s service….

Swedish title: Kungen kommer!

Series: Maro's journey

Category: Children

Pub date: 20-05-2013

The hunt for Tam

Jo Salmson

Dragon Knights – a new, thrilling fantasy series for those just learning to read!This is an exciting, easy to read story about Tam the beggar boy, who is chosen to become a dragon knight; it forms part of a new series by Jo Salmson, the author of The…

Swedish title: Jakten på Tam

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children

Pub date: 14-09-2009

The Dragon’s Song

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Draksången

Series: The Fate of the Dragons

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2016

The Blue Night

Jo Salmson

The Blue Night is the third and final book in Jo Salmson’s highly acclaimed fantasy trilogy “The Fate of the Dragons”. Nea has met dragon rider Tam and his blue dragon Sky, but horrifying things await them. The sorcerer and his warrior are getting cl…

Swedish title: Blånatten

Series: The Fate of the Dragons

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-04-2018

Tam the Beggar Boy

Jo Salmson

Dragon Knights – a new, thrilling fantasy series for those just learning to read!This is an exciting, easy to read story about Tam the beggar boy, who is chosen to become a dragon knight; it forms part of a new series by Jo Salmson, the author of The…

Swedish title: Tam tiggarpojken

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children

Pub date: 06-03-2009

Tam in the City of the Dragons

Jo Salmson

Dragon Knights – a new, thrilling fantasy series for those just learning to read!This is an exciting, easy to read story about Tam the beggar boy, who is chosen to become a dragon knight; it forms part of a new series by Jo Salmson, the author of The…

Swedish title: Tam i drakarnas stad

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children

Pub date: 05-10-2009

Tam and the Revolt of the Dragons

Jo Salmson

People don’t own the dragons! When the noble families discover that the King has given Tam and Magister Tafter permission to ‘borrow’ one of their dragons, then there is a real bother. Revolution is close, and the worry spreads down to the town. But…

Swedish title: Tam och drakupproret

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children

Pub date: 06-04-2010

Tam and the New Dragon

Jo Salmson

Read the exciting and dramatic end!Now the time has come. The time for a new dragon to be born and for Tam to fulfil his fate. Soon he will be the new Dragon Knight!But afterwards he will never be able to think-talk with Sky.Tam’s sorrow over having…

Swedish title: Tam och nydraken

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children

Pub date: 23-08-2010

Run Sol, run!

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Fly Sol, fly!

Series: The Witch People

Category: Children

Pub date: 24-05-2011

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

Pub date: 19-05-2008

Magic Powers

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Magiska krafter

Series: The Witch People

Category: Children

Pub date: 22-08-2011

In the name of the Queen

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: I drottningens namn

Series: Maro's Journey

Category: Children

Pub date: 19-08-2014

Help! Where is the treasure?

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Hjälp! Var är skatten?

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-07-2014

Help! I've lost a dog

Jo Salmson

A new, exciting easy-to-read series by Jo Salmson Mum and I are going to look after Milla for a while. She’s rather ugly but I’ve been wanting to have a dog for such a long time! If I can manage to look after her perhaps I can have a dog of my own la…

Swedish title: Hjälp! Jag tappar bort en hund

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 25-07-2012

Help! I'm hurting Linn

Jo Salmson

A new, exciting easy-to-read series by Jo Salmson Linn is my best friend. But just today I’m so mad at her! I don’t want to hurt her but I don’t think. I just push my chair back, quickly – and then her toe gets caught on the castor! Linn’s Mum says t…

Swedish title: Hjälp! Jag gjorde illa Linn

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 30-07-2012

Help! I found a crib note

Jo Salmson

Exciting and easy reading by favourite children´s author Jo Salmson! We´re going to have tests at school for the very first time.  When the teacher tells us this it sounds very exciting.  Mummy helps me and we study hard so that I can spell all…

Swedish title: Hjälp! Jag hittar ett fusk

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-07-2013

Help! He’s drowning!

Jo Salmson

The books in the highly popular Help! series are very easy for children to read and relate to.

Swedish title: Hjälp! Det var inte mitt fel!

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2019

Help! Fire and Flames!

Jo Salmson

When a little dog cuts its paw on broken glass the children decide to clean up the park. It would not be good if other dogs or animals hurt themselves. The friends will all help, both with the tidying and with the picnic. But everything takes a turn…

Swedish title: Hjälp! Eld och lågor!

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2016

Help! A Haunted House!

Jo Salmson

This story offers everyday drama in a primary school which is easy to relate to. Today the class is going on an excursion to a haunted house and not everyone is as brave as you think. A long time ago Hubert the Headless was held prisoner in the house…

Swedish title: Hjälp! Ett spökhus!

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-10-2015

Help, Find Rabbit Husse!

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Hjälp! Rädda Husse

Series: Help!

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2018

About Tiny Little Particles

Jo Salmson

Swedish title: Om pyttesmå partiklar

Series: Easy-to-read facts

Category: Children

Pub date: 05-08-2013

About Space

Jo Salmson

The fiction writer Jo Salmson and the illustrator Axel Rator present exciting facts about space for inquiring new readers. In the newly launched series “Easy to read – Facts”Join a fantastic journey into space among celestial bodies and galaxies. Jo…

Swedish title: Om rymden

Series: Easy-to-read facts

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-08-2011

A Heart of Ice

Jo Salmson

The third part in Jo Salmson’s exciting series Maro’s Journey.Maro’s journey continues. He and Unda are their way to the ice fields of Firn. Here they have to collect a few magic drops of honey from the nest of the dangerous winter bees. The honey is…

Swedish title: Ett hjärta av is

Series: Maro's Journey

Category: Children

Pub date: 17-03-2014

A hard trial for Tam

Jo Salmson

In the first book, poor, orphaned Tam heard a voice, calling him to come to the city. And the voice he heard belonged to no less than one of the dragons, Sky. In this second title Sky the dragon has chosen Tam as his dragon servant, despite the fact…

Swedish title: Tams svåra prov

Series: Dragon Knights

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-05-2009