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Happy/Glad

Picture Books

Happy/Glad

Laughter bubbles up from the belly
The best, best, best day!

Happy takes place in the park and shows us the joy of swinging, playing and being together. The feeling grows, we can see it in the rhythm of the words and pictures, where body language, facial expressions and movements are sometimes spelled out, sometimes subtle.

Lotta Olsson

Author

Lotta Olsson, born in 1973 in Helsingborg, has lived in Stockholm since the 1990s, and she started her writing career early. Her debut took place in 1994 with an acclaimed collection of sonnets: Shadows and Reflections. Five years later, her first children’s book, Prata persilja, was published, illustrated by Maria Jönsson. At this point, she…

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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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