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Pernilla Stalfelt Author & Illustrator

The Hair Book/Hårboken

Picture Books

The Hair Book/Hårboken

Hair can grow almost anywhere … Pernilla Stalfelt was awarded the 1997 Elsa Beskow Plaque for The Hair Book with the justification: “Concretely, drastically and consistently, Pernilla Stalfelt tackles the problem of hair. The facts are presented matter-of-factly, the imagination takes over and with the help of humour she brings out unexpected aspects of the subject. In text and image, she rabbles wildly with the overly educational and creates a hair-raisingly funny work of art.”

Pernilla Stalfelt

Author Illustrator

Pernilla Stalfelt is one of Sweden’s most innovative creators of picture books, taking on subject matter close to home but which breaks traditional boundaries. She is best known for her non-fiction series that includes The Hair Book, The Poo-Poo Book, The Death Book, The Love Book, As Alike as Two Peas, The Scary Book, and…

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