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Lena Sjöberg Author & Illustrator

What If…/Tänk om...

Picture Books

What If…/Tänk om...

If I were a spider and you my spider baby

I would rock you gently in my web so soft and maybe

We could build a playhouse in the bathroom ventilators

And hide in pipes and faucets and in small toy alligators.

Lena Sjöberg has written wonderful verses about animal life, and how it would be if we changed places. If you were a little piglet, a whale calf, or a wasp mother … what could you do then?

What If … is an irresistible book about security, insecurity, and being close. A truly cozy book, and a declaration of love, to play and to the relationship between young and old.

Lena Sjöberg

Author Illustrator

Lena Sjöberg is an author and illustrator who has created almost thirty books, both fiction and non-fiction. She frequently writes in verse, taking a warm-hearted, humanist, humorous approach to the theme of the emotional bonds between children and adults. Each book is designed as a total work of art. The small details in her illustrations…

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