Cross My Heart and Hope to Die
AWARDED GOLD BEST ILLUSTRATIONS CHILDREN’S BOOK 2021
The GRAFILL’s Visual Prize The Year’s Most Beautiful Books (the Norwegian Designer’s Guild)
AWARDED THE 2020 MINISTRY OF CULTURE’S GRAPHIC NOVEL PRIZE
WINNER OF THE 2020 PONDUS PRIZE
NOMINATED FOR THE 2022 “BOKSLUKERPRISEN”
NOMINATED FOR THE 2021 CHILDREN’S BOOK PRIZE (Bergen Library)
A graphic novel with LGBT topic for age 9 and up.
How do you know that you’re in love?
Nothing is as it used to be when Tuva and her friends start seventh grade. While one of them now has a boyfriend and another hates everything about falling in love and having boyfriends, Tuva finds it hard to choose side. Besides, Tuva plans to fall in love herself. Then Miriam shows up. Can you fall in love with a girl and at the same time like the most popular boyband.
A heartwarming graphic novel about friendship, falling in love for the first time and figuring out what is cool when you start seventh grade.
Film with Nora Dåsnes talking about Cross My Heart and Hope to Die here.