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Emma AdBåge Author & Illustrator

The Cut/Såret

Picture Books

The Cut/Såret

Emma AdBåge is a master at capturing life in a schoolyard: the games, the friendships, the group dynamics. The Cut is about being in the center of things, about being visible and suddenly being the one that everybody wants to talk to. It’s exciting and wonderful to get all that attention, but what happens after that, when the Cut heals? Who cares about a little scar?

Emma AdBåge is one of our most beloved picture book creators and she has received many awards. In 2018 she won the August Prize for her popular picture book The Pit.

Emma AdBåge

Author Illustrator

Emma AdBåge’s stories and illustrations make everyday emotions and experiences both immediately recognisable and richly interesting. Her stories and drawings are observant, succinct, humorous and perceptive. With their carefully drawn lines and gentle colours, AdBåge’s illustrations combine small details with bold characters, whose bodily postures and facial expressions give a distinct insight into what they…

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