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Apple Feelings/Äppelkänslan

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Apple Feelings/Äppelkänslan

It starts so well, a day off, with games, apples and crackers. Then there is coffee and cuddles on the couch. It’s wonderful to be tickled, to just be together. But then, from nowhere, comes “time to go to bed” and suddenly, a swell of anger, nice playtime turns into a fight. How did this happen? How can you get so angry when you had such a nice time?

Nobody can show strong feelings and stupid fights like Emma and Lisen Adbåge, but also how it feels to land in a soft embrace when the anger has gone away.

Lisen Adbåge


Lisen AdBåge is an illustrator and author who debuted in 2000 and has since written and illustrated several award winning and critically recognized books. Together with her sister Emma AdBåge she has authored and illustrated two books in rhyme, one of which awarded them the Lennart Hellsing Prize in 2017. Her own work Samtidigt som…

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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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