Alice Isn’t Swimming
The stories about 8-year-old irresistable Alice, with her rich inner life, are strong, poetic, and intense, filled with humor, often dark.
WINNER OF THE 2016 MINISTRY OF CULTURE’S LITERARY PRIZE FOR CHILDREN AND YA
WINNER OF THE 2016 MINISTRY OF CULTURE’S ILLUSTRATOR PRIZE FOR CHILDREN AND YA
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 CRITICS’ PRIZE FOR BEST CHILDREN & YA
Summer vacation is finally here, and Alice and her family are on their way to their summer house. Mom and dad agrees that it’s a shame that Alice still hasn’t learned to swim. They decide that Alice has to practice every day, but Alice doesn’t want to do so. She’s afraid of seahorses. And by the way, somebody has to stay ashore to watch the towels.
This is Torun Lian’s third book in the successful and very charming series about Alice Andersen. The 8-year-old irresistable Alice, with her rich inner life are strong, poetic and intense stories filled with humor, often dark.
Illustrated by the internationally acclaimed and award winning artist Øyvind Torseter.