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Lisa Bjärbo AuthorEmma AdBåge Illustrator

Meanwhile in my World of Make-Believe/Samtidigt i min låtsasvärld

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Meanwhile in my World of Make-Believe/Samtidigt i min låtsasvärld

What do you dream about? What do you think about when you’re eating breakfast on a grey Thursday morning? When your thoughts suddenly fly away and you find yourself somewhere entirely different. Meanwhile in my World of Make-Believe is a wonderful celebration of the joys of daydreaming and the imagination (and of everyday life, which isn’t too bad either.) Lisa Bjärbo and Emma AdBåge are two of Sweden’s most popular creators of children’s books, each with several books and awards to their credit. This book is their first collaboration.

Lisa Bjärbo


Lisa Bjärbo, born in 1980, is a journalist and author. She released her first youth novel in 2010. Since then, there have been a series of funny and sad contemporary books about everyday life, relationships and feelings for children and young people of different ages.

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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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