Line Dybedal and Line Renslebråten: A HEART FOR CHRISTMAS

Cover of "A Heart for Christmas"

Eit hjarte til jul
Published by Samlaget, 2021

Magic in the Christmas tree forest
Nora’s mum is in the hospital. She needs a new heart to get better. Nora wants nothing more than her mum to be like she was before, but what if her mum becomes someone completely different with a new heart? Imagine if she doesn’t want to know Nora! The thought terrifies her.

At times like this it’s good to have a grandma who knows about a magic Christmas tree forest. Together with her dad and grandma, Nora finds the perfect Christmas tree and a shooting star whizzes through the sky above. Perhaps Nora’s wish for her mum to get better will come true after all….

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Marianne Gretteberg Engedal: THE POLICE BURGLAR

Cover of "The Police Burglar"

Polititjuven
Published by Samlaget, 2021

Cops and robbers
Bill was born into a family of burglars, but he isn’t a burglar anymore. There’s no one in the world Bill likes more than Sausage Sam, and there’s nothing in the world Sausage Sam likes more than sausages. However, just before the school is about to go on an overnight trip to the forest, a police family moves to town. Policewoman Polly joins the class trip, and everything changes for Bill when Polly becomes a police burglar: she steals his best friend – Sausage Sam!

From the reviews: " With THE POLICE BURGLAR Marianne Gretteberg Engedal takes a firm grip on the fresh place in the elite division among Norwegian children's book authors. "
                                              The daily Bergens Tidende
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Rune F. Hjemås: A BROTHER IN OUTER SPACE

Cover of "A Brother in Outer Space"

Ein bror i verdsrommet
Published by Samlaget, 2021

Wonder and excitement at how small we are in the grand scheme of things
Elias is happy that his big brother Mats is coming home on leave from the hospital, but it doesn’t turn out to be quite what Elias had expected. Mats is thin and weak and doesn’t have the energy to do anything Elias had planned. Soon Mats has to return to the hospital and it makes Elias feel sick to his stomach. What if his big brother doesn’t get well again?

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Lasse L. Matberg: VIKING KNITTING – Warm Garments for an Active Life

KNITTING

Cover of "Viking Knitting"

Lasse-strikk
Published by Vigmostad & Bjørke 2021

Viking Knitting is a robust knitting book with a mixture of traditional patterns and new designs.
The patterns and color choices were inspired by the Vikings’ practical and warm garments. The book’s patterns are quite varied: trendy pullovers, patterns influenced by the sagas, seed stitch, Nordic motifs, and cozy sweater-jackets for him and her. The book contains a total of 33 patterns – 18 for men, nine for women, and six for children. These comfortable and elegant garments are adapted for an active lifestyle. Viking Knitting also includes patterns for caps, mittens, scarves, and seat cushions.

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Ida Eva Neverdahl: FLOKE 2

Cover of "Floke 2"

Floke 2 – Inn i Skrømtskogen
Published by Samlaget, 2021

Into the Dark Forest
This is the sequel to Floke – A Calm Kid in a World of Vicious Vikings (2020). Floke is a different kind of Viking hero, a calm kid in a world of vicious Vikings. Now he has an important mission: he must save the world from Ragnarok, the apocalypse; the final destruction of the world. To do so Floke must set out on an epic journey. His perilous travels through the Dark Forest and over the Troll Mountains lead him to Jotunheim itself, the city ruled by the gods’ sworn enemy, the Jotnar giants. Will he manage to save the world from total destruction?

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