Finnish children’s and youth books XV has been published!
Two different worlds and first love. Et kävele yksin by Juuli Niemi is one of the nominees for Finland’s Finlandia Junior award.
In some of the Nordic countries the first snow of the winter season has fallen, still that does not mean that the book fall is over just yet. Not at all, that is why we present to you
It’s hard to find your own identity and even harder to get others to approve who you really are. Kesän jälkeen kaikki on toisin by Siri Kolu is one of the nominees for Finland’s Finlandia Junior award.
13 books were nominated to the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize this year. The Icelandic author Arnar Már Arngrímsson won the award for his young adult novel Sölvasaga unglings.
The nominees for the Finlandia junior award are:
Here are the three books from Finnish author Tiina Lehtineva which have somehow affected on her own writing career.
We’ve got debutants. We’ve got well known authors returning. We’ve got authors who try new genres and try to reach new audiences. We’ve got urban fantasy, we’ve got thrillers,we’ve got relationship dramas. In short, there’s plenty to read as autumn arrives.
Ravnenes hvisken (eng: “The Whisper of the Ravens”) is the first book in a new Danish fantasy trilogy by the same name, written by Malene Sølvsten. The first book was published this summer, while the sequel will be out in 2017 and third and finale is due out in 2018. The book is based on Norse…
Kotitekoisen poikabändin alkeet is a delightful coming of age story with a stealthy twist of events, brilliant and unfailing sarcasm and real youth frenzy.