A Fish for Luna

Lisa Aisato

Nominated to The Ministry of Culture’s Literary Prize for Children and YA 2014

Nominated to The Brage Prize 2014

Nominated to The Book Blogger’s Prize 2014

When Luna one night opens the window she finds a big fish slowly gliding between the houses. Luna decides to help the fish to find it’s way back home. But she doesn’t understand what the fish is saying. It talks very strangely, keep on saying words like “Maan”, “Karoo”, “Yue”, “Ay”, “Kuu”, “Tsuki” and “Luna”.

Lisa Aisato’s picture books is unique in style and original in exploring human life, always told from a child’s perspective.

The book has the same magic as Aisato’s hero, Shaun Tan, that the world is both stranger and less scary than you think. Aftenposten

A beautiful picture book […] Lisa Aisato confirms that she’s definitely among the most interesting picture book artists in Norway. Dagbladet

Masterful and poetic […] Lisa Aisato confirms her position as one of Norway’s very best picture book artists. Barnebokkritikk

Rights sold to

  • Language Foreign publisher
  • Chinese (simplified)Shanghai Joint Publishing
  • DanishTurbine
  • English in ChinaShenzhen Book Imp
  • IcelandicDraumsyn
  • MacedonianArs Lamina

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Additional info

  • En fisk til Luna
  • 2014
  • Gyldendal
  • Children, Picture Book
  • 40 pages