Cross My Heart and Hope to Die
Nominated for the 2022 International Angoulême Comics Festival Awards (France)
Nominated for the Max und Moritz Preis 2022 (Germany)
Awarded “GOLD Best Illustrations Children’s Books 2021” and “Diploma Graphic Novels 2021” The Year’s Most Beautiful Books (the Norwegian Designer’s Guild’s Visual Prize)
Awarded the 2020 Ministry of Culture Graphic Novel Prize
Awarded the 2020 Pondus Prize
Nominated for the 2021 Best Graphic Novel
Nominated for the 2021/2022 Avid Reader Award “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.