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Big feelings for little children – Angry is the fourth book in Lotta Olsson and Emma AdBåge’s series about feelings.

With masterful precision, without a single superfluous word or pencil line, Lotta Olsson and Emma AdBåge convey how a seemingly tiny event can turn into great drama. I am Angry is a book that takes children’s feelings very seriously.

Stupid tower, stupid blocks!
Stomps and kicks and hits and knocks
Feels like something’s seething.
Like a dragon’s fire-breathing.

How can you get so angry when you were so happy just a moment ago?

Lotta Olsson


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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