Marianne G. Engedal: THE SAUSAGE BURGLAR

Cover of Marianne Engedal: The Sausage Burglar

Pølsetjuven
Published by Samlaget, 2019

Exciting about an unwilling burglar
Bill is a nine-year-old boy, born into a family of burglars. But Bill doesn’t want to be a burglar. One day he has to steal from his own friend, Sausage Sam. “But I don’t want to steal from Sausage Sam,” yells Bill, “He’s my friend!” What does he get in response? “A real burglar has to be able to steal from anyone at all!”

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Lars Fiske: FULL SPEED WITH GRANDFATHER

Cover of "Full Speed with Grandfather"

I farta med farfar
Published by No Comprendo Press, 2013

Lars Fiske’s grandfather was one of the founders of one of the first automobile factories in Norway, but in grandfather’s car, it was grandmother who was most often the driver.

Full speed with grandfather is set in the last century, when the car was still new and unusual in Norway. It’s about a day when the family is on a road trip from morning to evening. The book is illustrated throughout, in widescreen, with action packed spreads, old cars and lots of details to enjoy and talk about.

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Stein Erik Lunde / Øyvind Torseter: MY FATHER’S ARMS ARE A BOAT

Eg kan ikkje sove no/My Father's Arms are a Boat

Eg kan ikkje sove no
Published by Samlaget, 2008

The boy in this winter night story cannot sleep; therefore it’s good to have daddy there to answer all his questions. Like are the red birds sleeping? Do the foxes eat their food? And most importantly: is mummy sleeping? In this starry and quiet picture book, we meet a confident father and an anxious boy who take care of each other in the vast winter night. From 4 to 10 years.

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Johan B. Mjønes/Åshild Irgrens : THE LUKAS SERIES

Cover of Mjønes/Irgens: Sleep Tight, Lukas

LUKAS-serien
Published by Aschehoug 2016-2018

Lukas is a small, boy, with a kind and curious heart. Through his perspective he sees the everyday events – little things that can be big and dramatic to a four year-old. The charming tales of Lukas´ world fill readers with wonder and questions. It’s easy to grow fond of Lukas – and once you get to know him, you might even want him as a friend!

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Lars Mæhle/Lars Rudebjer: THE DINOSAUR BUNCH SERIES

Cover of "The Dinosaur Bunch 1: The Egg"

Dinosaurgjengen: Egget, Svømmekonkurransen, Reisen
Published by Kagge Forlag, 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!

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Sivert N. Nesbø/Susanna Kajermo: HAUK

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Hauk
Published by Samlaget, 2019

Waking up alone
Hauk wakes up all alone in a big bed. Before, Daddy was sleeping in his bed too, but now he is nowhere to be seen. What happened to Daddy? Where is he? When is he coming back? Hauk is staying at his grandparents’ home together with his big sister, Inga. His grandparents live in a house by the lake. Why don’t they answer when Hauk asks about Daddy?

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Kari Stai: YESPER AND NOPER – THE STORM

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Jakob og Neikob – Stormen
Published by Samlaget, 2019

Yesper and Noper are in climate trouble
The two best friends, Yesper and Noper are out pruning their garden when Screwloose zooms past on her way to the factory.
“Can you really build anything imaginable there?” ask Yesper and Noper.
“Anything at all in the blink of an eye!” replies Screwloose.

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