Maria Jönsson

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

Maria Jönsson

Maria Jönsson was born in 1958 in Gävle and she now lives in Höganäs in the province of Scania (Skåne). She made her debut as a picture book illustrator in 1999 with Prata persilja (together with author Lotta Olsson). She has since then illustrated many picture books such as the series about the puppy Morris, also together with Lotta Olsson. In 2007 she made her debut as an author; she has done both text and illustrations for Astrid the Bluebottle, the first book in a new series. Besides working with children´s books Maria Jönsson illustrates for the daily newspaper Helsingborgs Dagblad.

Books by Maria Jönsson

Mirabelle and Astrakan

Annika Thor

Two children are waiting for Someone at a playground. But who is that Someone? Could they actually be waiting for each other?With playful references to Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot”, this is a story about how you need to understand yourself to…

Swedish title: Mirabell och Astrakan

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-09-2019

Format: 195x224 mm, 40 pages, color

The Little Girl from Far Away

Annika Thor

Author Annika Thor and illustrator Maria Jönsson weave a hypnotizing drama about fitting in, finding something you didn’t know you needed and how a door can open that changes your life. On a cold winter night a girl knocks on the door of an isolated…

Swedish title: Flickan från långt borta

Category: Children

Pub date: 31-03-2014

Format: 32 pages, 195x260 mm, color

Astrid the Fly discovers music

Maria Jönsson

At last. A buzzing new adventure with Astrid. Cheeky, charming, funny, crazy, imaginative, humorous, irresistible and wonderful, these are just a few of the praises for the picture books about Astrid the Fly. Astrid may be small but she is very self-…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid mitt i musiken

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children

Pub date: 02-09-2013

Format: 32 pg, 195x260 mm, Colour

Astrid the Fly likes

Maria Jönsson

Zippy, adventurous Astrid likes lots of the things in our everyday lives. We see the world and its temptations through her large, faceted eyes. A picture book for the very young about this famous little insect.   Those of us that have read other book…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid gillar

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children

Pub date: 30-04-2013

Format: 32 pages, 165x187 colour

A Walk

Lotta Olsson

Who Lives Here? Look Inside! Join author Lotta Olsson and one of Sweden´s foremost illustrators Maria Jönsson on a walk set to fire the imagination. We look through windows and discover different worlds. Each person has their own page and s…

Swedish title: Promenad

Category: Children

Pub date: 04-03-2013

Format: 32 pg, 165x210 mm, Colour

Morris and Griffo

Lotta Olsson

One day, Morris’s mistress says: “Today we’re going to visit your cousin Griffo!” Morris didn’t know he had a cousin, or that he was called Griffo. Griffo doesn’t have a mistress. He has a master instead. And Griffo’s master works in a garage. And Gr…

Swedish title: Morris och Griffo

Series: Morris

Category: Children

Pub date: 29-07-2011

Format: 32 pages, 210 x 210 mm, colour

Astrid the Fly Runs Away

Maria Jönsson

Astrid the Fly says NO! Every day, Astrid has to look after 43 little bluebottles. And today 27 new ones arrived! But Astrid doesn’t want to be a good girl any longer, and just do like Aunty Ally says. She is back, the popular and charming little Ast…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid rymmer

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children

Pub date: 28-05-2010

Format: 32 pages, 260 x 190 mm, colour

Zucchini for a Dachshund

Lotta Olsson

The alphabet told through a poetic walk with Ella and the cat

Swedish title: Zucchini till en tax

Category: Children

Pub date: 15-08-2009

Format: 32 pages, 250x290 mm, colour

Astrid the Fly Flies High

Maria Jönsson

Astrid the Fly is back in a new dangerous adventure. This time she is supposed to take care of one of her 43 siblings. When little Bertil suddenly disappears Astrid starts looking for him – outside!Astrid is an ingenious little fly, full of curiosity…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid flyger högt

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children

Pub date: 11-08-2008

Format: 32 pages, 260 x 190 mm, colour

Astrid the Fly

Maria Jönsson

Astrid has four legs, she can walk upside down on the ceiling, and she can fly at top speed! Almost all bluebottles can. But despite the fact that she can fly so fast, danger is lurking everywhere – she’s just so tiny! Although what Astrid really lov…

Swedish title: Spyflugan Astrid

Series: Astrid the Fly

Category: Children

Pub date: 14-05-2007

Format: 32 pages, 260 x 190 mm

Morris in the big meadow

Lotta Olsson

There are a great many fun things that Morris is too little for. He isn’t allowed to go up or down the stairs alone and he isn’t allowed to eat chocolate. And he isn’t allowed to play in the Big Meadow. The Big Meadow is a wonderful place that Morris…

Swedish title: Morris på landet

Category: Children

Pub date: 17-03-2006

Format: 32 pages, colour illustrations 210 x 210 mm

Morris has a swim

Lotta Olsson

Morris is an irresistible picture book hero for the youngest readers. Now there are five overwhelming everyday adventures with the cutest puppy in the world.Puppies don’t like to get wet. And particularly not Morris, whether at home or outside. But o…

Swedish title: Morris badar

Series: Morris

Category: Children

Pub date: 28-02-2005

Format: 32 pages, 170 x 170 mm, colour