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Juan and Rosalia – A Love Story/Juan och Rosalia. En kärlekshistoria

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Juan and Rosalia – A Love Story/Juan och Rosalia. En kärlekshistoria

This is the story of Rosalia who loves to dance, and Juan who loves Rosalia. Every day, Rosalia dances to the tune of the orchestra under the big tree in the square. Juan is longing to get to know her, but he keeps wondering how to catch her attention. One day, when Juan comes to the square, Rosalia is nowhere to be found. Has something happened to her? Juan is exasperated and decides to go looking for Rosalia. Now, where was it she lives again?

Juan and Rosalia – A Love Story is a delightful tale about a first big love.

Barbro Lindgren is the undisputed queen of Swedish picture books and she was awarded the ALMA prize in 2014. Eva Eriksson is one of Sweden’s most beloved illustrators. They have once again combined their talents to create a truly magical picture book!

Barbro Lindgren


Barbro Lindgren is one of Sweden’s most important, deeply-loved and prolific writers. Her output of over a hundred titles for differing age groups includes picture books, poetry, plays, absurdist stories, and more realistic fiction for young adults. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages and to date she is the only Swedish…

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Eva Eriksson


Eva Eriksson, born in 1949, is one of Sweden’s most beloved illustrators with a long line of classics in her bag. Eriksson is best known for her close collaboration with author Barbro Lindgren, but has also worked with many other authors such as Viveca Lärn, Ulf Nilsson and Rose Lagercrantz. She has also written and…

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