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Jockum Nordström Illustrator

Fables and other stories/Fabler och andra berättelser

Picture Books

Fables and other stories/Fabler och andra berättelser

Two giants from different centuries meet in this fabulous illustrated book. In a unique arrangement with the Tolstoy Estate, the Swedish artist Jockum Nordström has created brilliant new illustrations for Lev Tolstoy’s fables. Sly foxes, shrewd lions and greedy brothers, tales to laugh at, think about and talk about.

Jockum Nordström is one of Sweden’s most acclaimed artists. He has had several exhibitions across the world and has also created picture books for children, including Sailor and Pekka and Where Are You Going?

Jockum Nordström

Illustrator Author

Jockum Nordström is one of Scandinavia’s leading artists, internationally recognised as much for his exhibition work as his children’s books. Principally working in pencil and collage, Nordström has developed a highly individual illustrative style, playful and sometimes melancholy, drawing on influences from folk art, naive art and surrealism, among others. His books for young people…

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