Joel and Io. A Love Story
Nominated for the 2015 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
A book about young love.
Joel meet Io, who is the oldest. Joel wants to plays with her, to be friends. Io does not agree. She wants to get to know the other girls, she says. Nevertheless, they play together for a while, and Joel is in love. Suddenly, Io unexpectedly moves away one day.
Geir Gulliksen and Anna Fiske’s bed time story, the picture book Wondering Iben, was nominated for the 2012 Norwegian Book Prize (Brage).