Children and young adults
Novel (Vol. I in a series)

Gudrun Skretting

Anton and Other Accidents
Anton og andre uhell

Gudrun Skretting’s debut novel is a funny and heartwarming story about family, friendship, love and misunderstandings.

12 year old Anton gets some information he could easily have lived without.
He is an accident – a result of broken rubber. Anton needs to find a way to restore balance in the universe and create a meaning out of his existence. His idea is to do something selfless that is really worthwhile. With help from his best friend, Ine, he decides to find a girlfriend for his dad. That is not as simple as it sounds.

Winner of the 2016 Ministry of Culture’s First Book Prize
Winner of the 2016 Norwegian Children & YA Author’s Association First Book Prize

Skretting anton og andre uhell hd

‘Glorious children’s book debut (…) Anton and Other Accidents is a winner.’


‘Hilarious entanglement comedy.’


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