Children's Rights Guide Autumn 2022

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Children’s Rights Guide Autumn 2022


Cover image: Herring and Frizz Build a Snowman Illustration: Moa Graaf


Picture book

Written by Josefine Sundström Illustrated by Mervi Lindman The Forest

Dam-Dam is off to the forest. Dam-Dam is big and can put on shoes and a coat without help. Dam-Dam can walk and dosen’t need to go in the push-chair The Forest is big and Dam-Dam is small. There is so much to see among the trees—a butterfly, a feather, birds that twitter and squelchy mud underfoot. Dam-Dam touches, pokes and feels. In the meadow there are flowers and grasses. But what’s that in the middle of the wood? A funny bush with shiny red balls? Balls, balls, balls shouts Dam-Dam. Those are rose hips, says Mum Published in September 2022 Number of books in the series: 2 Format: 195 x 224 mm, 32 pages, colour Rights sold: Finland

Earlier book in the series:

Read and play with this series of books that stimulate the child’s speech development. Rhyme, rhythm, and fun words that children can imitate are delightfully depicted in Mervi Lindman’s illustrations.

Reviews: ”With large expressive images in rich colors and with well-worded, sparse language, designed for young children. ” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars)

Title: The Party (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Herring and Frizz

Picture Book

Written and Illustrated by Moa Graaf Herring and Frizz Build a Snowman A delightfully amusing new series for toddlers about two cat friends and a dog. Herring and Frizz are going to build a snowman today. But then a dog turns up. A very lively one who wants to play! The dog plays so roughly that the snowman is knocked over and.. .where did the carrot end up? Things can at times get a bit out of hands for Herring and Frizz, but all turns out well in the end!

Published in September 2022 Number of books in the series: 1 Format: 170 x 170 mm, 32 pages, colour

Reviews: ”Even though [it]is a small book in format, and the text is extremely sparse, Moa Graaf succeeds in conveying emotions, moods and expressions in a quirky and cute way. The expressions of emotion are interpreted in a fine-tuned and clever way put in the suitably lush illustrations. There is a natural flow throughout the book.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars)

Other books by the author

Granny by the Sea (2022)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Picture book

Plopp!

Something lands on Östa’s hat. It’s a smooth, round and warm little nut. And what’s even better....there’s someone inside! There is a tiny living seed inside the hard green shell. But the little seed is terrified when Östa pokes at it. It has never seen a child before. Maria Nilsson Thore’s latest picture book is about what it’s like to be small and frightened, how something new and unknown can be scary and about how friendship can grow with time.

Published in August 2022

Written with Maria Nilsson Thore’s signature warm humour and philo­sophical finesse, this new picture book features endearing characters and atmospheric settings..

Format: 215 x 280 mm, 40 pages, colour

Recent books by the Author:

Reviews: ”The text is easy to read aloud, the language flows nicely and has a special softness. The pictures are partly beautifully expressive, partly humorously exciting with friendly eyes. Soft shapes, lots of details that tell more than the text with. Plopp! is a very nice book for two to five year olds.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars)

Knorr & Koko (2021)

The Boundary (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


The Goodnight Adventure

Picture book

Written by Magnus Ljunggren Illustrated by Per Gustavsson

At last, it’s time for a bedtime story! But this time it’s not quite what dad had in mind. He tries to read a bedtime story about three small bears who are going to bed. Boring! say the children who slowly but surely take over the bedtime story- telling and turn it into a fantasy-filled adventure. Young readers are in for a real treat with this picture book filled with action. It is a page-turner full of colourful and lively pictures where story and fantasy are tightly woven together. Magnus Ljunggren is known for his quirky, humorous texts. Per Gustavsson is a prize winning and several times August prize nominated illustrator and author. Among his bestknown work are the books about the cheeky Princess. Published in May 2022 Format: 195 x 240 mm, 32 pages, colour

Reviews: ”This is a picture book that has a consistent children’s perspective, relying on the child reader’s ability to connect several different levels in both text and images. It is a book that argues for children’s right to high-quality literature and uses the artistic possibilities of the picture book in a thoughtful and creative way.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 5 of 5 stars)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


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Picture book

Knorr, Koko and the Number 5 Happy times, Knorr and Koko are going to have a picnic with cinnamon buns! But when a seagull swoops down and takes one of the buns it’s difficult to divide the rest equally. Five is not fair when there are two of you! Delightful and fun, this wonderful new series follows Knorr and Koko as they learn about numerals, their order and how to sort out, measure and interpret symbols and patterns – the perfect book for reading aloud and learning about the basics of mathematics. Maria Nilsson Thores’ lovely, highly detailed illustrations and witty stories about the two friends Knorr and Koko will be a definite picture book favourite.

Published July 2022 Number of books in the series: 3 Format: 195 x 224 mm, 32 pages, colour Rights sold: Denmark, Finland, Norway

Other books in the series:

Reviews: “Knorr, Koko and the Number 7 is a joy for preschool children and educators, as well as for other adults and children in joint fun-filled learning.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars, on Knorr, Koko abd the Number 7) “It is the wonderful illustrations that elevate this book and that make readers take in the knowledge in a pleasurable way. The soft and expressive images, in a gentle color scheme, are really entertaining.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars, on Knorr, Koko and the Number 5)

Knorr. Koko and the number 3 (2021)

Knorr, Koko and the Number 7 (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Saga Stories

Picture book

Written by Josefine Sundström Illustrated by Emma Göthner Rockets, Small Birds and Hungry Dinosaurs Here she is again—Saga Louisa Larsson! This time Saga is fighting to stay awake in order to be able to celebrate the new year with all her family and cousins. She fights her fear of gigantic dinosaurs in the Dinopark and one day a new family moves into the house next door. And Saga watches from the window when the removal men carry a birdcage into the house... Saga loves animals! Five warm and funny read-aloud stories with plenty of colourful illustrations. Saga stories invites you to the little and big moments of a delightful everyday life, that many children can recognise themselves in. The series is a perfect transition from reading picture books to starting to read chapter books.

Published in September 2022 Number of books in the series: 9 Format: 215 x 280 mm, 40 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish, Finnish

Reviews: ”In the new Saga’s Stories, we again meet Saga in five new stand-alone everyday stories. [The stories are] tender and thoughtful, and Saga is charming and quirky. The stories address big emotions such as grief/loss, fear and courage in an easily accessible way, with high recognition.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars)

Other books in the series:

Trampolines, Swimming Classes and a Lost Tiger Paw (2016)

Sibling Sickness, Fighting Spirit and a Stubborn Front Tooth (2017)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Molly Written by Siri Spont

Easy-to-read

Illustrated by Andrea Femerstrand

Molly is the Best Molly the Shetland pony is Ebba’s best friend. Molly lives in an old stable not far from Ebba’s home. In the second book in the acclaimed new series, Ebba’s big sister Fanny is organizing a horse jumping com­petition in the village. Everyone can take part. But no matter how much Ebba loves her Shetland pony Molly, she does not like to jump. She then comes up with a plan, she’ll let her friend Wilma ride Molly so that she doesn’t have to... This easy-to-read series about Molly tells us what it’s like to live in the country and actually have a horse: it’s muddy and hard work, but most of all, it’s completely and utterly wonderful!

Published in July 2022 Number of books in the series: 2 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish, Finnish, Norwegian

Earlier book in the series:

Reviews: ”The many appealing and wonderful illustrations get you completely hooked on Molly is Mine – they are beautiful, funny and also realistic, making it impossible not to love the book from the very start, even before reading it. And when the text then proves to be as captivating and realistic as the illustrations, it is clear that this will be nothing less than a page-turner.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 5 of 5 stars, on Molly is Mine).

Molly is Mine (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Class 1b

Easy-to-read

Written by Helena Bross Illustrated by Christel Rönns

Save the Trees! One day two men show up at school. They walk around the playground and tie ropes around the trees. The playground will soon be turned into a parking lot! This decision makes the childern very angry and sad. What will it be like without trees, birds and the nesting boxes? What shall they do? Then Linus comes up with a plan... they will protest! Helena Bross’ successful series about the friends in Class 1B is made of easy-to-read stories for new readers in which both boys and girls can easily recognise themselves. Publication in July 2022 Number of books in the series: 26 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Chinese (simp.), Danish, Norwegian

Other books in the series:

A Horse of Your Own (2021)

Hurry, Hurry (2020)

Party or Not (2019)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


The School for Knights

Easy-to-read

Written by Magnus Ljunggren Illustrated by Mats Vänehem

Robbers in the Woods The eighteenth book in the series ”School for Knights”, easyto-read adventure for starter readers! The children at the School for Knights long for adventure, but absolutely nothing is happening this Saturday. And even worse Roderick has made them spread manure on the field. The children joke about the manure which is actually cow poop and pretend it is treasure. What they don’t know is that behind every bush nearby lurks an unsavoury, nosey character. This makes for entertaining reading for children who have just learned to read on their own, with cool, action-packed illustrations.

Published in July 2022 Number of books in the series: 18 Format:148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Finnish

Review: ”The illustrations enhance the progress of the mad robbers, while the text is more concise and sometimes repeats certain words and phrases so that the reader can learn and understand them. [...] The series include a variety of stories, so the reader who falls for this concept has many hours of reading ahead of them.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars, on Robbers in the Woods)

Earlier books in the series:

The Crazy Treasure Hunt (2019)

The Dangerous Duel (2020)

The bear is on the Run! (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Read at Your Own Risk

Easy-to-read

Written by Petrus Dahlin Illustrated by Johanna Kristiansson

Father Christmas Blood-chilling horror for starter readers. Christmas approaches but Mini is in a bad mood. His younger siblings take up too much space. They always scream and play and cry and no-one ever has time for Mini. So he decides to write a wish list. But it’s very important to be careful of what you wish for. Father Christmas can make even the most dangerous wishes come true...

Publication in October 2022

A stand-alone book in Petrus Dahlin and Johanna Kristiansson’s easy-read and scary series ”Read at Your Own Risk” – the series of scary urban legends for beginning readers. The books are easy to read and well illustrated throughout, with exciting stories that will make you shiver yet still want to keep turning the pages. Perfect for everyone who loves to read horror and who is practising reading!

Number of books in the series: 8 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish

Other books in the series:

The Shadow (2019)

The Chain Letter (2020)

The Labyrinth (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Easy-to-read

Help!

Written by Jo Salmson Illustrated by Veronika Isaksson

Help! He’s Sinking! Linn’s grandfather loves visiting castles. He has seen at least 154! Now he, Linn and her mum are going to Drottningholm where the king lives. I am very pleased when Linn invites me to go with them. But when we are about to set off, it seems that Eden and Samir want to go too. It’s not much fun because Linn spends most of the time talking to Eden. The boat trip turns out to be an adventure as we rescue a man who has fallen into the water. And at the castle we meet the king, or do we really?

Published in July 2022 Number of books in the series: 10 Format:148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Arabic, Danish, Norwegian

This is the 10th stand-alone book in Jo Salmson’s easy-toread and popular Help! series. The series has become hugely popular, drawing on situations that children can easily relate to. Friends and school are very important topics in these easyto-read stories and dilemmas often arise. With few words that leave a lot of room for illustrations, Jo Salmson leads the reader through the mild peril of an everyday drama.

Other books in the series:

Help! I Found a Crib Note (2013)

Help! A Haunted House! (2015)

Help! Fire and Flames (2016)

Help! Find Rabbit Husse! (2018)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Easy-to-read

Team Animal Written by: Jenny Alm Dahlgren Illustrated by: Ingrid Flygare & Lovisa Lesse Karim’s Cat Easy-to-read series for all animal lovers!

Karim’s friends build a treehouse. He stays on the ground as he doesn’t like heights. One day when his friends are off to the fair to ride the roller-coaster, he meets a little grey cat. It wants to show him something. Maybe what being brave is about? The ”Team Animal” series is about pets and friends. It is perfect for children who like new words and lots of illustrations! The lovely pictures by Ingrid Flygare and now Lovisa Lesse accompany the reading experience beautifully and convey the fascination in and love of animals.

Published in July 2022 Number of books in the series: 4 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish, Finnish

Reviews: ”Jenny Alm Dahlgren has brilliantly and naturally woven knowledge about refugees and other cultures into the exciting story. It also addresses the feeling of being afraid and that fear can be overcome in a very good way. Lovisa Lesse’s fine drawings provide good support for reading and really convey feelings and the love for animals.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 5 of 5 stars, on Karim’s Cat)

Other books in the series:

Hilma’s Hamsters (2019)

Kelvin’s Rabbits (2020)

Svea’s Silverfishes (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


The Mysterious School

Easy-to-read

Written by Katarina Genar Illustrated by Alexander Jansson

Blood Moon Join us at the school where doors creak, there are spider webs hanging in the windows and hissing breathing is heard in the corridors. Greta loves her Mysterious school. This evening will be exciting as the moon is going to be red. It is called a blood moon. The entire school will be there to see it. Sally says ghosts love a blood moon. Their eyes turn red, and they sing dreadful songs while they wait to drink blood! Think if it’s true that there is a blood-thirsty ghost out there!

Published in September 2022

Blood Moon is the twelfth stand-alone book in the easy-read and spine-chilling series ”The Mysterious School” – books for starter readers who like ghosts! This series by Katarina Genar is illustrated in a cinematic and magical way by Alexander Jansson.

Number of books in the series: 12 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Arabic, Danish

Other books in the series:

The Ghost in the Library (2017)

The Ghost in the Mist (2018)

Charlie, Charlie, are you The Ghost Throphy there? (2018) (2020)

The Ghost Telephone (2020)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


The Magic Pet Shop

Easy-to-read

Written by Lin Hallberg Illustrated by Jonna Björnstjerna

Bo’s Best Friend It’s crowded in Bo’s house. He has a lot of brothers and sisters so there is definitely no room for animals. But naturally the lady in the magic pet shop knows exactly what kind of a pet Bo needs. Perhaps it will be a pet that helps him learn how to count? This is the eighth book in Lin Hallberg and Jonna Björnstjerna’s popular Extra Easy-to-Read series -”The Magic Pet Shop”. Animals, magic, and cool illustrations – this easy-toread book by Lin Hallberg and Jonna Björnstjerna is perfect for making reading fun and exciting.

Published inJuly 2022 Number of books in the series: 8 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish

Reviews: ”Lin Hallberg’s text interacts in a thoughtful way with Jonna Björnstjerna’s colorful images. Much of the humor and magic lies in what is told in the illustrations. The story is easy to read, humorous and imaginative.” (BTJ-häftet, rating 4 of 5 stars)

Other books in the series:

Noa’s Journey (2020)

Save Ruth (2019)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Easy-to-read Facts Written by Jens Hansegård Illustrated by Anders Nyberg

Easy-to-read

Earth’s Dangerous Places A really scary read, but what fun! Find out about some dangerous places around the world that you do NOT want to visit! The book takes usSnake Island off the coast of Brazil where all kinds of dangerous snakes slither about. Or to Bolivia’s infamous death-defying steep roads with no side rails found at an altitude of 4,300 metres. And how about going to The Skeleton Coast in Namibia which is exactly what it sounds like. Jens Hansegård is a master at writing exciting simple text and Anders Nyberg’s illustrations are incomparable. This series is guaranteed to freeze the blood of all young readers who like facts. Published in July 2022 Number of books in the series: 10 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 48 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish Other books in the series:

The Kindest Animals in the World (2021)

The Earth’s Underground Places (2020)

Amazing Building of the World (2019)

Extinct Animals of the World (2018)

Earth’s Scariest Creatures (2017)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Eight, Almost Nine

6-9 years

Written by Rose Lagercrantz Illustrated by Rebecka Lagercrantz

Olga Olsson, eight, almost nine is really rather happy with her life. But when her mum is taken to the hospital, she suddenly has to go and stay with her aunt and uncle. They are kind but it turns out that their daughter Augusta does not want for Olga to live with them, she wants her mum and dad to herself. She is mean to Olga, and Olga has to be kind. That is what she promised her mum. But when one day she is suspected of making her cousin walk on a dangerous bridge parapet without a handrail, everything seems so hopeless, and Olga runs to mum in hospital. Eight, Almost Nine is a story about trying to cope with changes in life. It’s about the difficulty of being nice, about realizing you don’t have to be a goody-goody to be liked—and about a cousin who turns out to be a real friend.

Published in September 2022 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 160 pages, colour

Rose Lagercrantz is a master at writing in a way that children can understand and relate to. Eight, Almost Nine is a story with richly coloured illustra­ tions by Rebecka Lagercrantz, artist and sculptor and also Rose’s daughter.

Other books by the author

Two of Everything (2020)

Dunne 7 - Love is Better Than No Love (2019)

Dunne 6 - The Perfect Present (2018)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Herring

6-9 years

Written by Anna Ehring Illustrated by Moa Graaf Herring and All the Animals The third book in the Herring series for 6–9-year-olds, perfect for reading aloud! In this series we meet the little boy Hugo Ström, nicknamed Herring, who is not too wild about change – and we meet him in a time of his life where everything is about to turn upside down, but is it for the better or worse? Ever since their first day at school, Herring and Hedda have been friends. It all began on the day Hedda lost a tooth in her soup and Herring was knocked out by a football at playtime. Upon overhearing the grown-ups talking, Herring gets filled with excitement – imagine if Hedda moves in next door to them? Then they would be neighbours separated only by a field of cows.

Published in January 2022 Number of books in the series: 4 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 80 pages, B&W Rights sold: Danish, Finnish

Anna Ehring’s storytelling is spot-on and humorous, displaying a unique understanding for the inner life of a sixyear-old. Moa Graaf’s timeless illustrations accompany the text thoughtfully and open up an immersive reading experience for both children and their parents.

Coming January 2023

Earlier books in the series:

Herring Starts School (2021)

Now Herring has to do everything he can to make Hedda love living in the countyside. He wants to show her everything! Especially the animals, because Hedda loves animals. But everything goes wrong. Herring can’t help but feel worried and overwhelmed: what if Hedda won’t like it here after all?

Herring Gets a Sibling (2020)

Herring Sleeps Over

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Vilde and the Hobby Horses Written by Jenny Bicho Illustrated by Andrea Femerstrand

6-9 years

Book 1 - Vilde and the Hobby Horse Winner (2021) At last, the time has come! Vilde is going to her first hobby horse event-- with proper jumps, and real prize rosettes, if you have a fault-free round. Vilde and her best friends Leya and Hanna can hardly think of anything else. The day before they sew new bridles and plait the manes of their horses. And then the day is finally here!

Number of books in the series: 5 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 160 pages, colour Rights sold: Danish

Everything is so big and exciting. Perhaps a bit too big and a bit too exciting, thinks Vilde. What if everyone but her has a clear round! And what if Vincent is there and sees her. But then she remembers the racehorse that you can win in the lottery at the entrance. A beautiful piebald horse with green pearl eyes and a shining mane. It needs to be hers. With a pounding heart she faces the first jumps... Here we go!

Other books in the series:

Vilde and the Summer with Cleo (2021)

Coming 2023

Jump High, Vilde! (2021)

The World’s Worst Holiday (2022)

The Big Hobby Horse Competition (2023)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


The Golden Pigtail Hotel

6-9 years

Written by Måns Gahrton & Johan Unenge Illustrated by Johan Unenge

The Mysterious Sleepyheads As usual there are very few guests at the hotel and having that luxury hotel next door doesn’t help. Dad Roger and mum Ritva would NEVER dream of copying their rival’s concept, but they might as well get inspiration and introduce some new concepts to improve the life of their guests. The only problem is that they do not exactly reach that goal. When the guests check in, they all get utterly confused. How will the Ratanen family manage to please all their guests? This is the twenty-first installment in the series about ”The Golden Pigtail Hotel”, a humorous series for all ages, about the quirky Rantanen family who run a hotel in the countryside. Published in September 2022 Number of books in the series: 20 Format: 148 x 210 mm, 144 pages, B&W

Other books in the series:

The Animals are Checking in The Missing Christmas Pig (2016) (2018)

The Mystery of Silver Spur House (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Kung Pow

9-12 years

Written by Ola Lindholm & Johan Lindqvist Illustrated by Kevin Olberg & Henrik Jonsson

The Diamond Grave Twelve-year-old Sam has been training to become one of the strongest and cleverest agents in the world. Together with Kung Pow master Ju and Aisha the computer genius the trio contrive to put a spoke in the works of the worst evil powers in the world. In this seventh stand-alone book about Kung Pow, an atomic submarine with a nuclear weapon has been hijacked. Sam, Ju and Aisha follow the sub and find it in a deep-sea ravine near a secret diamond mine. Then they find out that the scoundrel Wilden is planning to blast out the world’s biggest diamond—Deep Blue—with an atom bomb. They have to stop him, or the bomb will cause a tsunami that will engulf half the world... The books in the “King Pow” series are filled with exciting adventures and fast-paced action.

Published in October 2022 Number of books in the series: 7 Format: 184 x 210 mm, 160 pages, B&W Rights sold: Danish, Norwegian

Other books in the series:

Akuma’s Children (2021)

Threat from Outer Space (2021)

The Five Demons (2020)

A Living Weapon (2020)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Björnbyn’s Hockey Club

9-12 years

Written by Ida Björnstad & Marie Oskarsson

Call it a Day! Bill Åström, son of the legendary NHL player Mackan “Big Mac” Åström, spends all his time at the local sports centre in Beartown. But something is happening within the team. More and more players stop showing up to practices. And although Bill tries to encourage his teammates to carry on with the sport, even more talk about leaving. Soon Bill realizes that something is going on off the ice, something that is having a negative effect on the entire team. One of the town’s biggest corporations is planning to move and lots of jobs are at risk. Sorting out difficult situations on the pitch is something Bill is used to but can such a huge problem as this be solved with the same strategy and fighting instinct used on the ice? Call it a Day! is a fast-moving book about how difficult it can be keeping a team together. A book centered on ice hockey that also touches on themes of friendship and rivalry. Published in August 2022 Number of books in the series: 2 Format: 135 x 215 mm, 208 pages

Earlier book in the series:

Grit your Teeth (2021)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


The ABCs of Science Written by Rasmus Åkerblom Illustrated by Maya Jönsson

Non-fiction

The ABCs of Science takes us on a breath-taking journey through scientific phenomena from the “atom” to the “eye”, by way of “meteorology“, “super holes” and “zygotes”. The book is pitched at just the right level of complexity for the age-group, and brims with warm humor. It is packaged in a generous and eye-catching large book format. Rasmus Åkerblom writes in a simple way about complicated things and Maya Jönsson’s colourful watercolours complement the text. A fabulous scientific ‘coffee table book’ for 6-9 year olds who will fall under its spell and want to read it again and again.

Published in July 2022 Format: 227 x 294 mm, 64 pages, colour

Rasmus Åkerblom is a journalist and TV presenter whose first book Hidden Wonders of the World - Discover how it alls works was awarded the Carl Linne plaque in 2021 for the best non-fiction book. Maya Jönsson’s watercolour illustrations are intricate and spellbinding and bring to mind the artwork of Tove Jansson.

Other books by Rasmus Åkerblom:

Hidden Wonders of the World (2020)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Humanity’s Long Journeys

Non-fiction

Written and illustrated by Anders Nyberg

A colourful and extensive non-fiction book about humanity’s long-standing curiosity and the desire to explore the world. All from early migration, through exciting expeditions and future space travel. Every spread recounts about well-known and unknown explorers and travellers in all parts of the world: Marco Polo, ibn Battuta, James Cook, Ferdinand Magellan, Mary Kingsley, Amelia Earhart, Thor Heyer­dahl and many more. Read about the travel lust of Alexandra David-Neel who ran away from home at the age of fifteen in the year 1883 to see distant, and remote places in the world. He even renewed his passport at the age of one hundred! Humanity’s Long Journeys is entertaining and full of exciting facts for both old and young. Published in October 2022 Format: 215 x 280 mm, 72 pages, colour

Anders Nyberg is one of our foremost non-fiction author and illustrator. He makes complex concepts accessible with fine details and a lot of humour. .

Other books by the author:

My First Book of Cars (2019)

Amazing Airplanes (2017)

Contact: Mathilde Coffy, Email: mathilde.coffy@bonnierrights.se, Tel: +46 8 696 89 10


Chilren’s Rights Guide Autumn 2022