Highly treasured children’s rhymes and poems known by every child in Norway.
So strange, a Norwegian children’s classic, contains Inger Hagerup’s most beloved Collections: So Strange (1950), Little Parsley (1961) and That Summer (1971). Hagerup’s rhymes and jingles are catchy with peculiar humor. Nonsense verses alternate with fresh and fine poems about animals, insects, birds, flowers, bakers and shoemakers.
So Strange – collected children’s rhymes has sold 100 000 copies in Norway, and is still in print since first published in 2005.
The Norwegian artist Paul René Gauguin (1911 – 1976) was a painter, graphical artist, sculptor, book illustrator and scenographer, particularly known for his coloured woodcuts. He was the grandson of the French impressionalist Paul Gauguin.