Tag Archives: OLIKA Förlag

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

Mix Builds

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.

Hardback / 186 x 185 / 32 pages / Olika Förlag

Where the Northern Lights Dance

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.

Olika Forlag / Hardback / 42 pages


written by Åsa Mendel-Hartvig & illustrated by Maija Hurme

Lovely simple books about senses and elements/words associated with nature and the environment with lovely art. In the series: LOOK THE WOODS / LOOK THE OCEAN / LOOK THE NIGHT / LOOK THE PARK


Hardback / 32 pages / Olika Forlag

Mix at Work

written by Malin Lilja & illustrated by Matilda Salmén

Mix drives an excavator. She pulls the levers. The bucket makes a nice big hole. Then she pulls the machine to the side and empties the bucket.

Before long, the hole is just the right size. A police car stops by the hole. “Hi, Mix. Could you help me catch some thieves?” the police officer wonders. “No problem,” Mix says.

Hardback / 186 x 185 / 32 pages / Olika Förlag


written by Jesper Lindqvist

If it hadn’t been for the wasp, Silas wouldn’t have noticed that his hand had gone invisible. He wouldn’t either have found out that the school janitor is more than a janitor or that there are ancient tunnels underneath the school yard. If it had been up to Silas, things would go back to .

But it’s not and he is pulled into a whole new world, where danger lurks in every corner.

Paperback / 155 x 215 / 208 pages / Olika Forlag