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Jockum Nordström Author & Illustrator

Sailor and Pekka and Sunday/Sailor och Pekka och söndagen

Picture Books

Sailor and Pekka and Sunday/Sailor och Pekka och söndagen

Sailor is in a hurry. Mrs. Jackson is going to sing in church and he doesn’t want to miss it. She has a wonderful singing voice! But Pekka the dog wants some food first. “We can eat at the pool hall,” says Sailor. But well there, things happen …

In Jockum Nordström’s praised and beloved children’s books about Sailor, former seaman, and his best friend Pekka the dog, Nordström mixes collages and drawings in stories about everyday adventures elevated by absurdism and curiosity.

Jockum Nordström

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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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