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Annica Hedin AuthorKarin Cyrén Illustrator

Behind the Store/Bakom affären

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Behind the Store/Bakom affären

“A forest grows behind the store.
It’s hard to see, but it’s really there.
Can you see it?”

A big parking lot in front of a grocery store. Asphalt, cars, pollution. But maybe there’s something else there too? If you look carefully …

Come along into the forest that nobody else can see and look for the animals that live there. A celebration of nature, play and imagination. The joy of discovering things you didn’t know existed!

A great interactive story to read with children age 2 and older, by popular picture-book creators Annica Hedin and Karin Cyrén, winner of The Snöbollen (Snowball) Award 2020, for best picture book of the year.

Annica Hedin


Annica Hedin grew up in Kvibille in the Halland countryside, but has been living in Stockholm for 25 years. She works as a freelance writer and has previously written a long series of textbooks for primary and middle school children. She debuted as a picture book author in 2018.

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Karin Cyrén


Karin Cyrén is an illustrator and writer who grew up in Stockholm where she still resides today. She graduated from Konstfack, the University of Arts, Crafts and Design, in 2011 and has been working as a professional artist ever since. Her Bachelors of Arts project at Konstfack was reworked and later published, which earned her…

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