Children and Young Adults
Graphic novel

Maja Lunde
Hans Jørgen Sandnes

Valemon, The Polar Bear Prince

A story about love, greed, and courage, told with humour and suspense, by the author of the international bestsellers History of Bees and The Snow Sister.

The adventurous girl Liv and her family lives in a drought-ridden kingdom ruled by a greedy and unhappy queen. When Liv meets a mysterious white bear in the forest she goes with him to his ice kingdom in the mountains. But the queen’s evil spell is closing in on Liv and the white bear. Liv must stand up and fight for what she believes in, for everyone she loves, and for the world.

Illustrated by Hans Jørgen Sandnes.

For readers of all ages.

Based on a folktale in the same tradition as Beauty and the Beast.

The animated film, scripted by Maja Lunde, is in development.

Lunde sandnes valemon foreløpig omslag

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