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written by Murray Brodin & illustrated by Bettina Johansson

Just like in the previous titles Hamsa and Alvdis explore feelings – this time they witness someone’s older brother being scared and ask questions of what can cause fear. An important series that presents emotions from the point of view of children.

Paperback / 185 x 185 / 36 pages / Olika Forlag 


written by Johanna Ivarsson, Karin Salmson, Emil Åkerö & illustrated by Maija Hurme

Children think big thoughts and ask big questions. The mutual aspect of the many holidays in a year, both religious and cultural ones, is to give an opportunity to think together. An inclusive handbook that reminds us about the mutuality in our holidays and what it means to be human!

Paperback / 180 x 270 / 270 pages / Olika Förlag


Jesper Lundqvist & Daniel Sjo

‘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.

210mm x 210mm / 64 pages/ Olika Forlag


Elinaa Garp & Moa Graaf

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.

Olika Forlag/ 180mm x 180mm/28 pages

World except Swedish

We Grow Strawberries

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.


Hardback / 180  x 180 / 32 pp / Olika Forlag 



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.

Paperback / 200 pp / Olika Forlag



Why is the Mummy Angry?

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.

Hardback / 185 x 185 / 36 pp / Olika Forlag



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.

Hardback / 200 x 240 / 40 pp / Olika Forlag


OVER HERE! KOSSE SAYS (Soccer Stars 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. Also in the series WHAT A GOAL KOSSE.


Hardback / 155 x 215 / 84 pages / Olika Forlag