Margareta Nordqvist

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Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

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Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

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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

Margareta Nordqvist

Margareta Nordqvist illustrates several series about animals, Djurkompisar and Sigge. Her illustrations are very precise, neat and full of warmth.

Books by Margareta Nordqvist

In the Stable with Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Sigge, everyone’s favourite pony, is back!It’s time to open the new stable and to organise training camps for the Christmas holidays. The main activity is going to be dressage and the group gets to practise with a real dressage judge. Their goal is t…

Swedish title: I stallet med Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 02-03-2020

Format: 148 x 210 mm, 160 pages, colour

Clip Clop

Margareta Nordqvist

Easy reading in capital letters for curious new readers. Clip Clop is the fourteenth book in the “Animal Friends” series, which is perfect for little animal lovers who are just beginning to read for themselves.Ella is off to visit her cousins with he…

Swedish title: Hipp Hopp

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 03-01-2020

Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour

Rising Trot

Lin Hallberg

Saga and Harry have started taking riding lessons at the Broby stable, and they have loads of questions. Why do the riding court’s sides have letters on them? How can you get the horse to go where you want? And what does rising trot mean? With some h…

Swedish title: Börja rida med Sigge: rida lätt

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 29-07-2019

Format: 170x240 mm, 48 pages, color

Compete With Sigge

Lin Hallberg

The Sigge books form a popular series about horses. Everybody Loves Sigge, the first book in the series, was awarded a prize by the Book Jury, which is the children’s own list of the year’s best books. The books have also been praised by critics and…

Swedish title: Tävla med Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 04-03-2019

Format: 148x210 mm, 144 pages, colour

Billy is Bathing

Margareta Nordqvist

This is the thirteenth book of the popular and mischievous “Animal Friends” series, for absolute beginner readers. We follow the children Maja, Lasse, Pelle and Ella who live on the countryside and love to take care of different animals. With text in…

Swedish title: Billy badar

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2018

Format: 148x210 mm, 64 pages, colour

Gallop on, Sigge

Lin Hallberg

A new book in this favourite series for all young horse enthusiasts. Sigge, the stable and her horse-loving friends are the most important things in Elina’s life but her mum and dad say that three days a week at the stables is enough. She has to conc…

Swedish title: Börja rida med Sigge - Borsta och skritta

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-08-2018

Format: 170 x 240mm, 48 pages, colour

Gallop On, Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Sigge, the stable and her horse-loving friends are the most important things in Elina’s life but her mum and dad say that three days a week at the stables is enough. She has to concentrate on her schoolwork too. And it doesn’t even help when Elina te…

Swedish title: Full galopp, Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 22-02-2018

Format: 148x210 mm, 112 pages, b/w illustrations

Farm Life

Margareta Nordqvist

There are lots of cows and calves on Pelle´s farm, including his favourite cow Saga. And she’s about to give birth to a calf. How exciting! While Pelle and his grandmother are waiting for the little calf to be born, she tells him tales about how life…

Swedish title: Min Saga

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2017

Format: 148x210 mm, 64 pages, colour

Sigge’s Activity Book

Lin Hallberg

Here comes an activity book packed with funny crafts. A perfect gift for all horse lovers! Choose the right path to the stables through the maze, draw your dream horse, read Sigge’s 10 Commandments and much much more … The book includes 50 stickers…

Swedish title: Stallpyssel med Sigge; klistermärken

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-03-2017

Format: 195 x 224 mm, 24 pages, color, include stickers

Sally and Sigge

Lin Hallberg

 A new term starts at the riding school and the riding instructor Ingela says that everyone must try and ride other horses than their usual one in order to be a really experienced rider. When Elina is to ride Nanou, tears are not far away. Why is Nan…

Swedish title: Sally och Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-03-2017

Format: 148x210 mm, 144 pages

Amazing Tor

Margareta Nordqvist

 A flock of adventurous chickens is on the loose! This is the eleventh book of the popular “Animal Friends” series, for absolute beginner readers.  Some children live in the countryside and take care of various animals. Maja gets five chickens from h…

Swedish title: Toppen Tor

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 27-12-2016

Format: 148x210 mm, 64 pages

Ready to Go Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Summer with its long, lazy days is coming to an end. The horses have also had a summer rest but they need to be ridden right up until the autumn term starts at school. Elina and her friends have to help out. Ingela plans a long trek with an overnight…

Swedish title: Klar för start, Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 10-03-2016

Format: 148 x210 mm, 144 pages, b/w illustrations

Puzzel Gets a Friend

Isabelle Halvarsson

Puzzel is a happy little Jack RusselI terrier who is curious about everything. So when she sees a little shadow dart across the park, she has of course to find out what it is. When Puzzel runs after the little shadow into the bushes she is met by a p…

Swedish title: Puzzel får en vän

Series: Puzzel

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-03-2016

Format: 148 x210 mm, 128 pages, b/w illustrations

Billy Gets up to Mischief

Margareta Nordqvist

Easy-to-read mischief in the paddock and out! This is about a naughty horse who refuses to stay in the paddock. A new horse is coming to stay at the farm with Pelle for a while. His name is Billy. He looks nice but a bit sly. At first Billy and Pelle…

Swedish title: Billy busar

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 28-12-2015

Format: 148 x210 mm, 64 pages

Swim Sam

Margareta Nordqvist

The series Animal Friends is about a couple of children who live in the countryside and look after different animals. This time Lasse and Lisa have acquired an aquarium with all that it entails including taking care of it and the dramas involved: Fra…

Swedish title: Simma Sam

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-03-2015

Format: 148x210 mm 64 pages, color

You and Me Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Old and new friends meet at Broby farm to participate in Ingela’s riding and training camp and the week will be rounded off with horse competitions. You can read more about Sam and Sigge in the Broby kids’ Shetland ponies that tell the stories of Eli…

Swedish title: Du och jag, Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 09-03-2015

Format: 148x210 mm, 156 pages, b/w illustrations

Sam and Sigge – The first Chirstmas

Lin Hallberg

Swedish title: Sam och Sigge och den första julen

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-10-2014

Format: 148x210 mm, 96 pages, color

Puzzel goes to school

Isabelle Halvarsson

Puzzel is a live ly and curious little J ack Russell terrier. She always wants to join in. This time she gets to help out at school and go to a castle where there are ghosts… An easy to read and fun book for children who have just started to read a…

Swedish title: Puzzel i skolan

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-08-2014

Format: 128 pages, 148 x 210 mm, b/w illustrations

Oh dear Ture

Margareta Nordqvist

Lasse and Lisa have two rabbits Hasse and Bruno who live in a run in the garden. During the summer they also look after Kajsas dear little rabbit Ture. Ture and Hasse curiously rub noses. But soon Ture becomes very fat and one day there are three bab…

Swedish title: Oj oj Ture

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 17-03-2014

Format: 64 pages, 148 x 210 mm, color

Summer with Sigge

Lin Hallberg

At last, Elina’s dream of having a horse of her own comes true, even if it’s only for a few weeks. A change of scenery for Sigge and Elina can look after him as if he were her own: a whole summer with Sigge at grandma and grandpa’s farm. Here is the…

Swedish title: Sommaren med Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 24-02-2014

Format: 156 pages, 148 x 210, b/w illustrations

Sam and Sigge and the Long Journey

Lin Hallberg

Swedish title: Sam och Sigge och den långa resan

Series: Siige

Category: Children

Pub date: 02-09-2013

Format: 148x210mm, 64 pages, b/w illustrations

Puzzle at the Circus

Isabelle Halvarsson

Swedish title: Puzzel på cirkus

Category: Children

Pub date: 19-08-2013

Finding Bosse

Margareta Nordqvist

Bossie the naughty cat has disappeared. While frantically searching for him, Ella his owner discovers lots of exciting things. Finding Bossie is a colourful outdoor adventure. The reader learns the names of many different plants and lots of inte…

Swedish title: Hitta Bosse

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 08-04-2013

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, color

Sigge forever

Lin Hallberg

Elina can hardly believe it´s true! She is going to be allowed to look after Sigge all by herself. As she shuts the cupboard where all of Sigge´s gear and halter are kept, she feels as though Jossan has given her a prize!  It´s hard to say goodb…

Swedish title: För alltid Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 11-03-2013

Format: 156 pg, 148x210mm, b/w illustrations

Sam & Sigge and the Knight brother’s

Lin Hallberg

The Sigge books form a series about horses written by Lin Hallberg and illustrated throughout by Margareta Nordquist. Everybody Loves Sigge was awarded a prize by the Book Jury, which is the list of the year’s best books chosen by Swedish children th…

Swedish title: Sam och Sigge och riddarbröderna

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 31-08-2012

Format: 64 pages, 148 x 210 mm, colour

Puzzel finds a trail

Isabelle Halvarsson

Puzzle is one year old and Mimmi, Mummy and Gustav are going to have a party for her. All Puzzle’s doggy friends are coming plus one that she doesn’t know. A big, black dog called Molly, who belongs to Isak, the man who works at the Customs house.Puz…

Swedish title: Puzzel hittar ett spår

Series: Puzzel

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-08-2012

Format: 64 pages, 148 x 210, b/w illustrations

Sigge at last

Lin Hallberg

At last Elina has become a stable girl and is allowed to be part of the stable gang. Of course it’s tired old Atle she has to look after and not the wonderful Sigge, but it’s still great to feel like one of the big girls and it is almost like having…

Swedish title: Äntligen Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 23-03-2012

Format: 128 pages, 148 x 210, b/w illustrations

Lollo the pig

Margareta Nordqvist

When Maja has to look after Lollo the pig, it is rather more chaotic than she bargained for. Little pigs are not just sweet they are naughty and stubborn too!This is the sixth book in an easy-to-read series about pets written by Margareta Nordqvist,…

Swedish title: Lilla Lollo

Series: Animal Friends 6

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-03-2012

Format: 64 pages, 148x210 mm, color

Puzzel in Puppy Training

Isabelle Halvarsson

An affectionate, sweet series for all dog-loving children who have just begun to read for themselves. About life as seen through the eyes of Puzzle, the little Jack Russell puppy. Richly illustrated in black and white by Margareta Nordqvist who also…

Swedish title: Puzzel på valpkurs

Category: Children

Pub date: 22-08-2011

Format: 64 pages, 148 x 210 mm, b/w

The Night Sigge was Born

Lin Hallberg

Simon and Eric are never tired of hearing their mother’s stories of their beloved Shelties, Sam and SiggeThis one is the exciting tale of the stormy night out on the moors when Sigge was born. An easy-to-read book in full colour for all the girls and…

Swedish title: Natten då Sigge föddes

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 04-08-2011

Format: 64 pages, 148x210 mm, color

Come on Tulla

Margareta Nordqvist

When Pelle is riding Tulla he dreams he is far away; he is cowboy, Indian and knight.“Come on Tulla!” is the fifth book in an easy-to-read series about pets written by Margareta Nordqvist, who illustrates the popular Sigge books. The series “Animal f…

Swedish title: Heja Tulla

Category: Children

Pub date: 30-05-2011

Format: 64 pages, 148x210 mm, color

Jump High Sigge!

Lin Hallberg

Finally Half Term is here and Elina can ride Sigge to the big riding school. In the manege Elina is allowed to gallop and jump with Sigge, but he is in his most awkward mood and it all goes wrong. And up on the benches Jossan and her friends are sitt…

Swedish title: Hoppa högt Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 04-04-2011

Format: 44 pages, 148x210, b/w illustrations

Puzzle the Little Smuggle Dog

Isabelle Halvarsson

Easy-to-read and full of insights for children who love animals! A new, cosy series for all children who love dogs and have just started to read themselves. About the little Jack Russell puppy, Puzzle, who is smuggled into Sweden and ends up in a kin…

Swedish title: Puzzel. Den lilla smuggelhunden

Series: Puzzel

Category: Children

Pub date: 23-08-2010

Format: 64 pages, 148 x 210 mm, b/w

It’s haunted, Sigge

Now the third term at Broby Farm is starting. Elina, Hanna, Mattis and Agnes can help more and more in the stables. The first riding lesson turns into a surprise when two new pupils turn up. What if they want to ride and groom the girls’ favourite ho…

Swedish title: Det spökar, Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 23-08-2010

Format: 148 pages, 148x210 mm, color

Hurrah for Bella

Margareta Nordqvist

Bella is a real circus artist, she can hop, balance and dance. Together with Poppe the dog she (with the help of her masters) arranges a little performance for their friends. In Bravo Bella, Ella and Bella the dog teach various acts and tricks to Pel…

Swedish title: Bravo Bella

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 26-07-2010

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, color

Adventure with Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Ghostly horses, grilling sausages and a brilliant adventure!Elina has been given the best present in the world! Well, apart from being given Sigge, of course. She’s been invited on an adventure trek with Eric, Simon and Ingela, and she will be riding…

Swedish title: Äventyr med Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-03-2010

Format: 128 pages, 148x210, b/w illustrations

Poppe’s Sticks

Margareta Nordqvist

Poppe’s Sticks is the third book in an easy-to-read series about pets by Margareta Nordqvist, the illustrator of the popular books about Sigge the pony. Animal Friends is part of the Extra Easy to Read series for those who are just beginning to learn…

Swedish title: Poppes pinnar

Series: Animal Friends

Category: Children

Pub date: 08-03-2010

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, colour

Sam and Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Swedish title: Sam och Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-11-2009

Hop, Hasse!

Margareta Nordqvist

Hop, Hasse! is the second book in an easy-to-read series about pets by Margareta Nordqvist, the illustrator of the popular books about Sigge the pony. Animal Friends is part of the Extra Easy to Read series for those who are just beginning to learn h…

Swedish title: Hoppa Hasse

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-08-2009

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, color

Swim safe Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Swedish title: Simma lugnt, Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-03-2009

Kitty’s Kittens

Margareta Nordqvist

New easy reader series about animals by the illustrator of the Sigge stories.Kitty has a big round tummy. There are kittens inside it. Maja is curious. Are there ten kittens? Or just one? Kitty’s Kittens is the first in an easy reader series about pe…

Swedish title: Kattas ungar

Category: Children

Pub date: 09-03-2009

Format: 64 pages, 148x210mm, color

At the Riding Camp with Sigge

Lin Hallberg

At the Riding Camp with Sigge is the fifth book about pony-mad Elina and her friend who meet up at the delightful Shetland pony stables at Broby, run by Ingela, the best riding instructor in the world! It’s the summer holidays, and time for riding ca…

Swedish title: Ridläger med Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 03-03-2008

Format: 128 pages, b/w illustrations, 148x210 mm

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

Pub date: 07-08-2007

Format: 96 pages, b/w illustrations

April Fool, Sigge

Lin Hallberg

The Sigge books form a series about horses written by Lin Hallberg and illustrated throughout by Margareta Nordquist. Everybody Loves Sigge was awarded a prize by the Book Jury, which is children’s own list of the year’s best books. The books have al…

Swedish title: April, April Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 12-03-2007

Format: 144 pages, b/w illustrations

Sigge’s Friendship Book

Lin Hallberg

Sigge the little Shetland pony is more popular than ever! Now we also have Sigge’s Friendship Book in colour, where friends can fill in information about themselves. And of course there are also pages where you can fill in details about friends who h…

Swedish title: Sigges kompisbok

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 26-02-2007

Format: 128 pages, b/w illustrations, 148 x 210 mm

Come On, Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Come On, Sigge! is the third book in the series about the Shetland pony Sigge and pony-mad Elina and her friends who meet up at the delightful Shetland pony stables at Broby, run by Ingela, the best riding instructor in the world!Here Elina meets Sig…

Swedish title: Kom igen Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 03-04-2006

Format: 128 pages, b/w illustrations, 148 x 210 mm

Thursdays with Sigge

Lin Hallberg

Elina yearns and yearns. Her Shetland pony Sigge is in the stable in Broby, ill but getting better. And surely she will be the one who gets to look after and ride him as soon as he is well enough?The second book in the series about the Broby kids’ Sh…

Swedish title: Torsdagar med Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 01-03-2005

Format: 128 pages, b/w illustrations, 148 x 210 mm

Everybody loves Sigge

Lin Hallberg

This is the first book in a series about Elina, a little girl who is absolutely mad about horses. Here Elina meets Sigge, the sweetest little Shetland pony you ever did see. It’s love at first sight!But one day when Elina arrives at the stables, Sigg…

Swedish title: Alla älskar Sigge

Series: Sigge

Category: Children

Pub date: 31-08-2004

Format: 128 pages, b/w illustrations

Fräs, den lilla panterkatten

Isabelle Halvarsson

Swedish title: Fräs, den lilla panterkatten

Category: Children

Pub date: 06-04-2004