Children and Young Adults_BEST SELLERS

Roskifte alle sammen teller hd

Kristin Roskifte

Everybody Counts (Alle sammen teller)

Rights: Magikon forlag | |
So far sold to: Burmese, Catalan, Czech, Chinese Complex, Chinese Simplified, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English (World), Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Greenlandic, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (EUR), Portuguese (BR), Russian, Sami (Lule), Sami (North), Sami (South), Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (EUR), Spanish (LAT), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Everybody Counts is a seek-and-find book, a counting book, and a picture book about humanity. Every single one of us has a unique story, but we are all part of the same group – the world.

Winner of the 2019 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize, and Gold Award, Most Beautiful Books of the Year, Visuelt / Grafill..White Ravens 2019. Also included in the dPICTUS platform’s ‘100 Outstanding Picturebooks’ selection, spring 2020. Nominated for the 2019 World Illustration Awards and the 2018 Brage Prize

Hole garmanns sommer

Stian Hole

The Garmann Series (Garmann-serien)

Rights: Cappelen Damm Agency | |
So far sold to: (Titles in the series): Belarus, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Faroe Islands, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Palestinian Territory, Poland, Quatar, Republic Of Korea, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, USA

The picture book series about Garmann has won both hearts and awards:
Garmann’s Summer (2006) – Winner of the 2007 BolognaRagazzi Award, the 2009 Mildred L. Batchelder Award and the French Prix Sorciere for best album of the year 2008.
Garmann’s Street (2008) – Winner of the Nordic Association of School Librarians Children’s Literature prize in 2009.
Garmann’s Secret (2010) – Winner of the 2010 Brage Award.

Njie snart sover du hd

Haddy J. N'jie

A Dream For Every Season (Snart sover du. Et års godnatt)

Rights: Oslo Literary Agency | |
So far sold to: Armenian, Braz. Portuguese, Catalan, Bulgarian, Chinese (simplified), Croatian, Danish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Romanian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, World English (US)

A beautifully illustrated good night story about the seasons of the year as they sleep and waken to life again.

Children sleep. Grown-ups sleep. Animals sleep. And the seasons sleep as well. When winter is awake, the other three sleep. And when winter is ready for sleep, spring wakes up from his dreams. Summer wakes after spring, and autumn follows after summer, and finally it is winter’s turn again. – Winner of The Mrs. Pepperpot award 2016.

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Jenny Jordahl

What Happened to You? (Hva skjedde egentlig med deg?)

Rights: Cappelen Damm Agency | |
So far sold to: Canada, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Republic Of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland

What Happened to You? is a powerful, brave and thought-provoking graphic novel about friendship, being an outsider and living with eating disorders. Jenny Jordahl delivers an important and absorbing story for children and young people aged 9 and older.
Winner of the 2020 Brage Prize. Nominated for the 2020 Ministry of Culture’s Prize for best children’s graphic novel and for the 2021/2022 Avid Reader Award “Bokslukerprisen”

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Øyvind Torseter

Mule Boy 1-5 (Mulegutten 1-5)

Rights: Cappelen Damm Agency | |
So far sold to: (Books in the series): Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Republic Of Korea, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Mule Boy is a series of graphic novels that blend myth, adventure and social commentary, in text and images by award-winning Øyvind Torseter. Mule Boy’s skewed and somewhat alienated universe enables us to see ourselves and our society with fresh eyes.

Mule Boy (Mulegutten, 2015) – Nominated for the 2016 Nordic Council’s Children’s Book Prize and the Deutche Jugendliteraturpreis
Other titles in the series: Mulysses (2017) | The Handyman (2018) | Mulanosaurus Rex (2021) | The Drone Catcher (2023)

Lunde snososteren hd

Maja Lunde

The Snow Sister (Snøsøsteren)

Rights: Oslo Literary Agency | |
So far sold to: Albanian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese simplified, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian. Film rights: Anonymous Content

Bringing you the Magic of Christmas!
The History of Bees-author Maja Lunde and award winning illustrator Lisa Aisato have created an unforgettable story in 24 short chapters which reflects the feeling of Christmas you recognize from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and stories by H.C. Andersen.

Winner of the Polish award Child Friendly World and the Estonian Babel Tower Award “Best Translated Children’s Book”

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Jørn Lier Horst

Detective Agency No. 2 - Series (24 titles) (Detektivbyrå nr 2-serien (24 titler))

Rights: Salomonsson Agency | Julia Angelin: |
So far sold to: (Books in the series): Catalonia, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Norway - North Sami, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Spain, Sweden

Set in the idyllic small town of Riverton, the Detective Agency No. 2 series follows the adventures of our main protagonists Tiril and Oliver – not to mention their dog Ocho! Together the two young detectives collect evidence, search for connections, and join the at times perilous hunt for criminals. Concluding each book is an afterword in which readers can put their own sleuthing skills to the test.

2 million copies sold in Norway alone!

Øvreås torseter brune

Håkon Øvreås

Brown - Black - Blue (Brune - Svartle - Blåse)

Rights: Gyldendal Agency | |
So far sold to: (Books in the series):Azerbaijan, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, The Netherlands, Palestina, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA (World English Rights). Film rights: The Netherlands, Column film

Brown was published in 2013 to great critical acclaim. – Winner of the Nordic Council Literature Prize for Children and Young Adults 2014, The Dutch Zilveren Griffel (Silver Pen) 2015, The German Luchs des Jahres (Best Children and YA Book) 2016, the Norwegian Ministry of Culture’s Literature Prize 2013 (Best Children’s and Young Adults Book) and the Trollkrittet Prize 2013 (Norwegian children’s/YA book writers’ debut prize).
In 2015 came the sequel Black and in 2018 the last book in the trilogy, Blue.

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Maria Parr

Waffle Heart - Tonje Glimmerdal (Vaffelhjarte - Tonje Glimmerdal)

Rights: Saga Literary Agency | |
So far sold to: Azerbaijan, Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Catalonia, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, France, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, India (Hindi), Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sami, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA

Waffle Heart (2005) is a modern classic about friendship, sold to 32 languages. – Winner of The Dutch Zilveren Griffel and The French Prix de Sourciere. Nominated for 2005 The Brage Prize (The Norwegian Publishers’ Association Prize)

Tonje Glimmerdal (2012) is a masterpiece, reminiscent of both Heidi by Johanna Spyri, and Ronja the Robber’s Daughter by Astrid Lindgren. Sold to 25 languages.

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Ingunn Thon


Rights: Oslo Literary Agency | |
So far sold to: Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Georgian, German, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, World English

Meet 10 year old OLLIS, short for Oda Lise Louise Inger Sonja, a new irresistible character in Norwegian children’s literature! Things have turned upside down at Ollis and Mama’s house. A tiny, sweet little brother has moved in – but also Mama’s irritating, neat-freak boyfriend. Things aren’t like they used to be anymore.

Black and white illlustrations by Nora Brech.
Winner of Målprisen 2017, for excellent prose in new Norwegian Nominated for the Cilip Carnegie Medal 2021, “Premio Strega 2018, Ministry of Culture’s First Book Prize 2017, the ARK Children’s Book Prize 2017 and the “Boksluker” Prize 2017

Gaarder det er vi som er her nå

Jostein Gaarder

It Is We Who Are Here Now (Det er vi som er her nå)

Rights: Oslo Literary Agency | |
So far sold to: Arabic, Bengali, Braz. Portuguese, Catalan, Chinese complex and simplified,Czech, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish

From the author of international bestseller, Sophie’s World!
It Is We Who Are Here Now is a literary and personal account that deals with topics ranging from nature, ecology and sustainability to relationships, religion, aging, love, life and death. Jostein, who has always been invested in nature and climate, tackles our most important challenge: how are we going to take care of ourselves, each other and the planet we live on?

Skåber til ungdommen

Linn Skåber

Being Young (Til ungdommen)

Rights: Northern Stories | |
So far sold to: Croatia, Danmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey Theatre rights have been sold to Norway, Denmark and Slovenia

Being Young was the best selling YA book in Norway 2018. It received fantastic reviews, as well as The Riksmaalsociety children and YA prize for 2018. It was also nominated to the Booksellers Award 2018, and the prestigious YA prize Uprisen in 2019. With more than 65 000 copies sold, the book has definitely reached a large YA audience.
Linn Skåber has interviewed young people and asked them about their lives – about everything from acne to peace and loss. What’s the best thing about being a young person? What’s the worst? What would you change about it?
The book is beautifully illustrated by Lisa Aisato.