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Five Norwegian books among this year's White Ravens

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“The White Ravens” offers 200 notable children’s and young adult books, selected by the International Youth Library in Munich.
The books come from 54 countries and are published in 38 languages.

Among the 200 selected books five are from Norway:

Dåsnes ubesvart anrop 9788203366154

Nora Dåsnes
Ubesvart anrop
(Missed Calls)
Aschehoug, 2021
Graphic novel

Foreign sale: France
Foreign rights

Grytten leggetid

Frode Grytten
Mari Kanstad Johnsen
Det Norske Samlaget, 2020
Picture Book

Foreign sales: China, Denmark, France, Germany, South Korea
Foreign rights
See the author/illustrator present the book

Krag dette blir mellom oss

Alexander Kielland Krag
Dette blir mellom oss
(That Stays Between Us)
Gyldendal, 2020
This title was not only published in book form, it was also posted on Instagram under @dbmo_2020, and became Winner of Fast Company World changing ideas 2021.

Foreign sale: Denmark
Foreign rights

Mathismoen jordahl villegreier 9788241951169

Ole Mathismoen & Jenny Jordal
Ville greier – om dyr og natur og sånt
(Wild Stuff: about animals and nature and things)
Ena / Vigmostad & Bjørke, 2020
(Series: Aftenposten Junior. Grønne greier)
Comic, non-fiction

Foreign rights

Sharif hør hera 9788202648121

Gulraiz Sharif
Hør her’a!
(Listen Up!)
Cappelen Damm, 2020

Foreign sales: Denmark, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands
Foreign rights
See the author present the book
See the author in conversation with Crown Princess Mette-Marit (in Norwegian)

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See the complete White Ravens catalogue here

Books from Norway provides you with English-language information about all genres of Norwegian literature. The information is provided by the rightsholders and NORLA.

Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway was Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website for information about the project.

Frankfurt 2019