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Jockum Nordström Author & Illustrator

Sailor Gets Sick/Sailor blir sjuk

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Sailor Gets Sick/Sailor blir sjuk

Sailor gets sick. Pekka has to get medicine for him at the pharmacy. It’s boring to be sick. But fun to get well.

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

Illustrator Author

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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