Laura Djupvik and Øyvind Torseter: MY BROTHER

Bror min
Published by Samlaget, 2021

In this beautiful picture book, we are introduced to a girl and her father in a grief-stricken period of their lives, with each of them mourning in their own way. Dad disappears into himself, while the girl begins to dream about her departed brother. When the daughter eventually convinces her dad to join in with her make-believe, something big and unexpected happens.

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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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Martine Grande: EAGLE

Cover of "Eagle"

Ørn
Published by Samlaget, 2021

From a little chicken to a mighty eagle
Sam is happiest of all when he is sitting in his room with his best friend Eagle, a happy little budgie. After all, bullies roam the streets outside.

“You mustn’t ever fly away from me,” says Sam.
“Cheep,” chirps Eagle.
“Exactly,” says Sam.

One day, Sam sees a girl outside his window, whizzing around on a scooter. Who is she? Maybe she wants to be his friend?

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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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Frode Grytten/Mari Kanstad Johnsen: BEDTIME

Cover of "Bedtime"

Leggetid
Published by Samlaget, 2020

A colourful and imaginative bedtime tale
Daddy says it’s bedtime, but his little girl wants them to carry on reading. Just one more book before she goes to sleep! She wishes that someone would write a book about her for once. Up on the bookcase there isn’t a single story about her!
Together they patch together a book about the girl. Will there be a slime monster in the book? Perhaps she will climb up the world’s tallest mountain? Maybe she will travel backwards in time to meet her Grandpa? Or go into the future to meet herself as a grown-up?

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Johan B. Mjønes/Åshild Irgrens : THE LUKAS SERIES 1-5

Cover of Mjønes/Irgens: Sleep Tight, Lukas

LUKAS-serien
Published by Aschehoug 2016-2020

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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Hilde Myklebust and Akin Duzakin: YLVA AND THE WILD GOATS

Cover of "Ylva and the Wild Goats"

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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Lars Mæhle/Lars Rudebjer: DAD AT KINDERGARTEN – A NEW SERIES

Cover of "Dad at Kindergarten 1: Shrinking Shock"

Pappa i barnehagen
Published by Kagge Forlag, 2021

Dad at Kindergarten is a series of children’s books about all the mishaps that occur when Tina’s dad starts at kindergarten. There are stories of pranks and wild antics, childishness and games. Stories that are just as silly and nutty as kids would have them. In these books, everything is topsy-turvy. The adults behave like children and the kids are the ones who have to take control. Dad at Kindergarten is a hilarious book series that children are bound to love!

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Lars Mæhle/Lars Rudebjer: THE DINOSAUR BUNCH SERIES 1-6

Dinosaurgjengen: 1 Egget,
2 Svømmekonkurransen, 3 Reisen,
4 Skattejakten, 5 Bestevennen, 6 Sjøuhyret
Published by Kagge Forlag, 2019-20

Get to know all about dinosaurs big and small in THE DINOSAUR BUNCH series
Reggie Rex is a slightly anxious six year-old who lives together with his family in the big boggy forest. Reggie is always being reluctantly dragged along on adventures by his best friend, Tim Troodon. Tim is six years old too, but nothing frightens him. And then there’s Grandma Rex. Sometimes she can be deadly!

NEW: Book 6: THE SEA MONSTER
This is the sixth title in the popular series THE DINOSAUR BUNCH. Reggie wakes up and realises that Grandma Rex has tried to eat Tim … again. Outdoors, something heavy and white has arrived: Snow, and lots of it! The lake has frozen over, and Mum Rex arranges an ice fishing competition. The first prize is a huge can of mackerel in tomato sauce. But who knows if there are scary creatures lurking underneath the ice? Only one thing is certain: plenty of surprises lie in wait for Reggie and Tim.

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