Nina E. Eide/Inger Lise Belsvik: LEMMINGS – A HEARTBEAT IN THE MOUNTAINS

Cover of "Lemmings"

Lemen – fjellets hjerte
Published by Mangschou Forlag, 2020

The lemming is a small hamster, with a thick sausage-like body, with short legs, and tiny ears. It is easy to recognize as they have a very characteristic appearance, with yellowy-orange fur speckled with black spots on their heads and along their backs. During the “lemming years” the furious lemmings are everywhere in the mountains. There are millions. But suddenly they are all gone, and many years can pass before you see a lemming again. Why?

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Sigrid Agnete Hansen: SEEN THIS?

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Ser du dette?
Published by Samlaget 2020

A powerful debut about a nude photo in the wrong hands
Anna has just moved to a new home with her parents. Back to the village where her dad grew up, where Anna’s grandma still lives. But rumours travel faster than a car can drive. A rumour doesn’t care about kilometres, speed limits or travel itineraries. A rumour just wants to get where it’s going. And once it arrives, it will try to reach out to as many people as it possibly can…

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Eili Harboe: THREE METRES WITH A KNIFE

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Tre meter med kniv
Published by Samlaget 2020

A strong first novel about being a girlfriend, a daughter and a sister
Lykke wants to be held in the arms of Simeon from the swimming pool. She wishes her sick mother could actually see her. She tries to be friendly to her foster sister, Lena. But although Simeon is sometimes so nice, he can also be mean. And mum, who can sometimes be so fun, can also disappear, far far away. And what’s Lena’s deal, when she turns so utterly silent?

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Hilde Myklebust and Akin Duzakin: YLVA AND THE WILD GOATS

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Ylva og villgeitene
Published by Samlaget 2020

A poetic tale about an intrepid girl coming face to face with nature
Ylva and her dad are out walking to their summer house down by the sea. But they are not the only ones on the steep mountainside. The wild goat, Blackbeard, and his flock also call the area home. The sea eagles do, too.

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Tor Arve Røssland: ABSOLUTE BUD

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Absolutt Pode
Published by Samlaget 2020

A collection of the popular Bud novels
Tor Arve Røssland’s children’s books about Bud are very popular and have become modern classics in the genre. This fantastic collection is being published to celebrate Røssland’s 20th anniversary as an author. Inside you can read Bud’s first novels: Young Bud, Bud Loses his Footing, Bud Gets a Runny Nose and Anti-Bud. The collection even includes two new Bud tales to boot, illustrated by Øyvind Torseter.

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Latest rights sale

  •  Åsmund H. Eikenes: A SINGLE DROP. THE SPECTACULAR SCIENCE OF BODY FLUIDS (non-fiction, 2018), sold to  France, previously to USA (World English)
  •  Terje Tvedt: THE NILE. THE RIVER OF HISTORY (non-fiction, 2012/2020), sold to Germany and the Netherlands, previously to UK.
  •  Bjørn Berge: NOWHERELANDS (non-fiction, 2016), sold to Brazil, previously to Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, the Netherlands, South Korea, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, USA.
  •  Lars Mæhle/Lars Rudebjer: THE DINOSAUR BUNCH-series (picture books, 2019-2020), sold to Hungary, previously to Denmark, China,  Estonia, Finland, Iceland.
  •  Maria Parr : WAFFLE HEART (children’s novel, 2005), sold to Albania, previously to Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Catalonia, Czech, China, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Island, France, Russia, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Serbia, Japan, Ukraine, Portugal, UK, USA, Iceland, South Korea, Sami language, Italy, India (Hindi), Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Georgia, Macedonia, Latvia, Romania, Spain, Turkey.
  •  Dag Øyvind Engen Nilsen: THE PSYCOPATH-TEST (non-fiction, 2019), sold to USA (World English)