Maja Lunde

Author of the international bestseller “The History of Bees”, sold to 34 territories.

Maja Lunde (b. 1975) is a Norwegian author and screenwriter. She was born and raised in Oslo where she still lives with her husband and three children. The History of Bees (2015) is her first novel. It recieved massive attention when it was first presented at the London Book Fair (Spring 2015), and was sold to seven languages before the book was launched. With 14 weeks as no 1, and more than a consecutive year on the German top 10 list, was the best selling book in any genre in Germany in 2017. The sequel Blue was launched in the fall 2017, and is sold to 20 territories.

Lunde has written several books for children and young adults. She has also written scripts for film and Norwegian television, including for the children’s series Barnas supershow (“The Children’s Super Show”), the drama series Hjem (“Home”) and the comedy series Side om Side (“Side by Side”). All of these have been great audience successes.

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Language
Foreign publisher
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • CroatianNaklada Ljevak
  • DanishTurbine
  • Germanbtb Random House
  • HungarianCser Kft.
  • KoreanHangilsa
  • PolishWydawnictwo Literackie
  • RussianAST
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • Film rightsMaipo
  • GermanUrachhaus
  • RussianAlbus Corvus
  • Blue
  • Blå
  • Maja Lunde
  • 2017
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • American EnglishSimon&Schuster/Touchstone
  • ArabicDar Al-Muna
  • Braz. PortugueseEditora Morro Branco Ltda.
  • British EnglishSimon & Schuster UK/Commonwealth
  • CzechOmega
  • DanishRosinante
  • FinnishTammi
  • FrenchPresses de la Cité
  • Germanbtb Random House
  • GreekKlidarithmos
  • HungarianCser Kft.
  • ItalianSonzogno di Marsilio Editori
  • ItalianMarsilio Editori
  • LithuanianTyto Alba
  • PolishWydawnictwo Literackie
  • RomanianHumanitas
  • SerbianOdiseja
  • SlovakianSlovart
  • SwedishNatur & Kultur
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • The Most Amazing Thing
  • Den helt sanne historien om hvordan det aller beste ble til
  • Maja Lunde, Hans Jørgen Sandnes
  • 2017
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • Chinese (simplified)Beijing Cheerful Century Co., Ltd.
  • CzechOmega
  • DanishTurbine
  • IcelandicDraumsyn
  • RomanianUnivers Publishing House
  • TurkishFOM Kitap
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • AlbanianAleph
  • American EnglishSimon&Schuster/Touchstone
  • ArabicDar Al-Muna
  • Braz. PortugueseEditora Morro Branco Ltda.
  • British EnglishSimon & Schuster UK/Commonwealth
  • BulgarianPerseus Publishing House
  • Chinese (simplified)The Writer’s Publishing House
  • CroatianNaklada Ljevak
  • CzechOmega
  • DanishRosinante
  • DutchDe Bezige Bij
  • EstonianRahva Raamat
  • FinnishTammi
  • FrenchPresses de la Cité
  • Germanbtb Random House
  • GreekKlidarithmos
  • HebrewModan
  • HungarianCser Kft.
  • ItalianSonzogno di Marsilio Editori
  • JapaneseNHK-Publishing
  • KoreanHyundaemunhak Co., Ltd.
  • LatvianJumava
  • LithuanianTyto Alba
  • PolishWydawnictwo Literackie
  • RomanianHumanitas
  • RussianPhantom Press
  • SerbianOdiseja
  • SlovakianSlovart
  • SloveneUCILA INTERNATIONAL
  • SpanishSiruela
  • SwedishNatur & Kultur
  • TurkishMonokl
  • VietnameseNha Nam Publishing & Communications JSC
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • SwedishNatur & Kultur
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • SwedishNatur & Kultur
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • SwedishNatur & Kultur
  • Battle
  • Battle
  • Maja Lunde
  • 2014
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • DanishTurbine
  • Film rightsFriland
  • GermanUrachhaus
  • SwedishNatur & Kultur

Maja Lunde (b. 1975) is a Norwegian author and screenwriter. She was born and raised in Oslo where she still lives with her husband and three children. The History of Bees (2015) is her first novel. It recieved massive attention when it was first presented at the London Book Fair (Spring 2015), and was sold to seven languages before the book was launched. Her novel Blue was launched in the fall 2017.

Lunde has written several books for children and young adults. She has also written scripts for film and Norwegian television, including for the children’s series Barnas supershow (“The Children’s Super Show”), the drama series Hjem (“Home”) and the comedy series Side om Side (“Side by Side”). All of these have been great audience successes.