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!
Complete English versions are available for all titles. 32 pages. Format 22 × 23 cm.
Sleep Tight, Lukas/Sov godt, Lukas (1)
Lukas finds it hard to sleep. And it doesn’t get any better when the grown-ups try to help. Everybody in the house tries to get Lukas to sleep, even Oscar the dog. Everybody ends up falling asleep themselves instead. Finally Lukas finds his own ways.
What are you doing, Lukas?/Hva gjør du, Lukas? (2)
Little Lukas has no one to play with. He putters around on his own. When he starts to play and build a hut, one by one of the other children wants to join him. The story develops and in the end all the children have joined in on the project. There is a room for everyone in Lukas’ hut.
Lukas and the Sparrow/Lukas og spurven (3)
A big sparrow drama for Lukas. Luckily with a happy ending. A sparrow flies into a windowpane and lies lifeless on the ground. Is it dead? Lukas carries the bird inside the house, and the grown-ups come to help. Their curious cat approaches, creating a dramatic moment. In the end everything works fine – the sparrow is not dead and can fly away.
Lukas and Kim/Lukas og Kim (4)
Lukas’ new neighbour plays in the garden. It looks fun! Lukas wants to get to know her. But how? He builds a castle in the snow, but the girl doesn’t come over to him. He slides on a sledge, but the girl doesn’t come over to him. And then it starts to snow. A lot. The snow transforms the garden into a scary forest. And there is something in the forest…
This exciting and charming book about Lukas and Kim is the fourth book in the critically acclaimed series about Lukas.
Johan B. Mjønes (b. 1976) writes books for children, YA and adults. He has a degree in comparative literature. His professional background also include photographing and lecturing at Aschehoug’s Scholl of Writing.
Åshild Irgens (b. 1976) is a popular illustrator and designer. She has a degree from Oslo National Academy of the Arts.