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Jockum Nordström Author & Illustrator

Where Are Sailor and Pekka?/Var är Sailor och Pekka?

Picture Books

Where Are Sailor and Pekka?/Var är Sailor och Pekka?

Sailor and Pekka are on their way to the corner store to bet on the races. On the way, they meet Mrs. Jackson. They accompany her to the market instead, where they compete against each other at one of the shooting stalls! Who wins the box of chocolates?

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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