Malin H. Hellebø/Camilla Kuhn: ANIMALS AND THEIR SMOOTHEST MOVES

Cover of Hellebø/Kuhn: Animals and their Smoothest Moves

Dyras beste sjekketriks
Published by Samlaget, 2019

Did you know that that the angora goat’s best pick-up line is peeing on its own face? That spiders seduce their mates with some catchy music and a steady beat? That penguins propose with pebbles? Or that a stag uses its antlers as a tool to impress their fussy females? In this book, Malin Hellebø and Camilla Kuhn focus on all the weird and wonderful ways animals seduce their partners.

The book discusses everything from mammals to amphibians to insects and is an entertaining and fact-packed introduction to the remarkable world of nature.

Author Malin Hellebø and illustrator Camilla Kuhn

Malin Hellebø (b. 1989) is a qualified musician, but for several years has been in charge of the popular children’s TV program “Animal Friend”. 
Camilla Kuhn (b. 1975) has written and illustrated several books for children.

Mats Eldøen/Sindre Goksøyr: IF I HAD A TAIL

Cover of Eldøen/Goksøyr: If I Had a Tail

Viss eg hadde hale
Published by Samlaget, 2019

Imagine you woke up one day with wings instead of arms. Or that you could suddenly change colour like a chameleon, to blend into your surroundings. In If I had a tale, the author Mats Eldøen and illustrator Sindre Goksøyr play with the idea of how the world might have turned out if we had a few more of animals’ skills.

This book is best read somewhere with a lot of open space, so you can discover for yourself what it’s like to have eight legs like a spider, or an elephant’s ears. By the way, do you know what an elephant actually uses its ears for? Find out in this fascinating non-fiction book.

Author Mats Eldøen and illustrator Sindre Goksøyr

Mats Eldøen (b. 1983) is an actor and director who has produced a long line of children’s shows, with over 300 performances worldwide. He is an experienced improvisation artist and has taken part in multiple TV programs. Eldøen is the associate head of arts at the Oslo-based theatre.
Sindre Goksøyr (b. 1975) is an illustrator, cartoonist and artist. He has worked on several book projects and exhibitions.

Lars Mæhle/Lars Rudebjer: THE DINOSAUR BUNCH: THE EGG

DINOSAURGJENGEN: EGGET 
Published by Kagge, 2019

Exciting dino series for children from 5 and up.

Get to know all about dinosaurs big and small in THE DINOSAUR BUNCH. Rasmus Rex is a slightly anxious six year-old who lives together with his family in the big boggy forest. Rasmus is always being reluctantly dragged along on adventures by his best friend, Trym Troodon. Trym is six years old too, but nothing frightens him. And then there’s Grandma Rex. She isn’t nearly as sweet and elderly as she looks. Sometimes she can be downright deadly!

THE DINOSAUR BUNCH (1) THE EGG

Early one morning, Rasmus Rex rudely awoken by his friend, Trym Troodon. Trym has big news: His mum’s egg is about to hatch! Rasmus and Trym decide to take a shortcut through the boggy forest to get there in time. But is this very wise? On the way they meet some fairly fear dinosaurs. And when they come out the other side, a surprise is waiting for them…

THE DINOSAUR BUNCH (2) THE SWIMMING COMPETITION

Rasmus Rex is visiting the beach with his family and his best friend, Trym. Rasmus isn’t such a good swimmer, so when his big brother Robin challenges Rasmus and Trym to a swimming competition, it can’t possibly go well. All these rumors about a sea monster in the water don’t help either. It turns out to be an exciting competition, with plenty of Dino-surprises the whole way through. 

In THE DINOSAUR BUNCH, Lars Mæhle and Lars Rudebjer have created a whacky dinosaur universe for little ones, jam-packed with fun and funniness. This is the first book in a colourful series that follows the big and small happenings in the lives of Rasmus Rex and his friends. The books are perfect for reading aloud and are suitable for young children who have just started to read on their own. At the back of each book there are lots of facts about all the dinosaurs featured in the story.                                                                                               

English translations are available. 48 pages. Format 20 x 25 cm.                                                                    

Book 3, TRAVELLING BEYOND THE MAP and book 4, THE TREASURE HUNT are due for release in Sept. 2020.

Translation rights sold to: Iceland.

Lars Mæhle (b. 1971) has written a number of books for children and young adults and fiction. Lars Rudebjer (b. 1958) has illustrated more than 40 children’s books widely translated.

Anne-Linn & Anders Kumano-Ensby: MAKE IT ON YOUR OWN OUTDOORS

NON-FICTION FOR CHILDREN

'MAKE IT ON YOUR OWN OUTDOORS' coverKlar deg selv i naturen. En hakkespettbok
Published by Spartacus Forlag, 2017

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had to make it on your own? If you were stranded on a deserted island or the family car broke down in the middle of nowhere. What if you got lost in the woods and could not find the way home?

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Erna Osland/Anna Fiske: AWAKE? A GOOD-NIGHT STORY ABOUT ANIMALS THAT DO NOT SLEEP AT NIGHT

'Awake' coverVAKEN? Ei godnattbok om dyr som ikkje søv om natta
Published by Samlaget, 2017

A playful and informative story about animals that are awake at night. A brother and sister sneak out of the house when it becomes dark. Their mother is on night duty. The children use their flashlights to look for animals that crawl and creep, climb and run, swim and fly. Each chapter tells what the brother and sister find and about each individual nocturnal animal.

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Erna Osland and Per Ragnar Møkleby: WHEN IT RAINS IN AFRICA: A BOOK ABOUT WEATHER AND CLIMATE CHANGE

'When it Rains in Africa' coverNår det regner i Afrika
Ei bok om vêr og klimaendringar
Published by Samlaget, 2015

A fact book for children all about meteorology. What creates the weather? Where does the wind come from? Why does hail come down at the speed of a racing car and why does it even rain in the first place?

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