‘A perfect day for a family-outgoing!!!’ It says on a note that someone has blown-off into space. The curious space creatures ask themselves what a family is and decide the go in search of one. A fun story that introduces various forms of families and the variations that make up a family today.
Feel, play, search. Look, smell, poke. Many, round, long. High, low, narrow. Hi doggy, wet muzzle. The first title in ‘Playing by yourself’ series about exploring. A small child discovers the playground and meets with a dog.
written by Sarah Vegna & illustrated by Astrid Tolke
Find out the simple steps to growing wild strawberries. Get the seeds, dig a hole, get your hands dirty … and finally be patient until the strawberries are ready. A playful day in a child’s everyday life and a lovely way to learn about nature.
written by Anja Gatu (9 – 12 years, 200 pages) Nothing can stop Marta once she gets hold of the ball! Not her brother who doesn’t want her to play in the streets. Not having to work to help her mom pay the bills. Not even starting school can stop her from dreaming of a life of soccer. But when the chance to go play in Rio arises, willpower and soccer skills just aren’t enough. Because it costs money, the one thing Marta’s family doesn’t have.
written by Kristina Murray Brodin & illustrated by Bettina Johansson
On the way , kids see a mum walking angry. Why is she angry? are wondering Alvdis and Hamsa. Has her kid been eating too many candies? Or did something break? Perhaps she had an argument? Companion title to WHY IS THE DADDY CRYING? Great books to discuss feelings and what can be done them when they appear.
written by Alexander Jansson & Sofia Jensfelt & illustrated by Bild Silvy Strand Cinderella dreams of adventures and happiness. Far away from her aunt and cousins who make her life miserable. One day the Princess of the kingdom sends out an invitation for a ball, but Cinderella has to stay at home and do her chores. The next day, the whole kingdom is talking about the dancing stranger at the ball. Modern Fairy Tales Series.
written by Anja Gatu & illustrated by Maria Källström
An inspiring story based on the childhood of the internationally acclaimed Swedish football player Kosovare Asllani. Kosse loves playing football, but how can she improve her technique if no one wants to practise with her? Her brothers think she’s too small. Her best friend Emma thinks football is boring. It all changes when Kosse and her classmates are picked to represent their school in a local football tournament. RIGHTS SOLD: Danish.
written by Malin Lilja & illustrated by Matilda Salmén
Mix is building a shed. The neighbour watches from the other side of the fence. “What a great house you’re building, Mix! Would you mind helping me with my car?” At the end of a long day helping others, Mix is happy to return home to her loving mummy. Also in the series MIX DRIVES and MIX AT WORK.
written & illustrated by Jenny Sjödin Recently Elsie has not had anyone keeping her company. Mum is not like she used to be. But one day when Elsie is out hunting snowflakes, she bumps into something big, white and hairy. Something that wants to play! A moving story about losing someone dear and finding comfort.