Lisa Aisato

Lisa Aisato (b. 1981) is an awarded and highly acclaimed author, illustrator and artist. Her magical and unique style has made her into one of the most beloved artist in Norway. She runs her own gallery in her house at Hvaler islands where she lives together with her family.

Nominated to The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) 2018
Winner of “Ordknappen 2018” for her illustrations in “The Girl Who Wanted to Save the Books”
Nominated to H. C. Andersen Award 2016
Winner of Sørlandet’s Literary Prize 2016
Nominated several times to The Brage Literary Prize, The Critics’ Prize and The Book Bloggers Prize.

Named as one of the 10 best Norwegian writers under 35 by the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet (2015).

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  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • Germanbtb Random House
  • HungarianCser Kft.
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  • Braz. PortugueseCallis
  • Chinese (simplified)Duku
  • CzechOmega
  • DanishRosinante
  • EstonianTammer Raamat
  • GeorgianAcademic Press
  • GermanWoow Books
  • IcelandicDraumsyn
  • ItalianRizzoli Libri
  • KoreanAladin Book
  • LatvianZvaigzne
  • LithuanianNieko Rimto
  • PersianFatemi
  • PolishWydawnictwo Czarna Owca
  • PortuguesePenguin Random House Portugal
  • RomanianUnivers Publishing House
  • RussianAtticus
  • Spanish, CatalanPenguin Random House Spain
  • SwedishBonnier Carlsen
  • TurkishKelime
  • UkrainianThe Old Lion Publishing House
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • MacedonianArs Lamina
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • Chinese (simplified)Shanghai Joint Publishing
  • DanishTurbine
  • English in ChinaShenzhen Book Imp
  • IcelandicDraumsyn
  • MacedonianArs Lamina
  • Bird
  • Fugl
  • Lisa Aisato
  • 2013
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • Braz. PortugueseEditora DSOP
  • DanishTurbine
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • Chinese (simplified)Shanghai Joint Publishing
  • DanishTorgard
  • SwedishBonnier Carlsen

Nominated to The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) 2018
Nominated to H. C. Andersen Award 2016
Winner of Sørlandet’s Literary Prize 2016

Named as one of the 10 best Norwegian writers under 35 by the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet (2015).

The animation movie ODD IS AN EGG, based on her picture book by the same title, was award best animation short at Tribeca Filmfestival in 2017.

In addition to her picture books, Aisato has illustrated several books and for various magazines and newspapers.