A Fish for Luna

Lisa Aisato

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

Nominated for the 2014 Critic’s Prize

Nominated for the 2014 Brage Literary Prize

Nominated for the 2014 Book Blogger’s Prize

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 its 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.

Rights sold to

  • Language Foreign publisher
  • Chinese (simplified)Shanghai Joint Publishing
  • CzechOmega
  • 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