Maria Jönsson

Agent

Mathilde Coffy

Literary Agent | Children's & YA

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

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

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

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 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

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