Winner of the 2019 Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize
Coffe table book
Warm-hearted and sharp, funny and moving, this highly anticipated book went straight to #1 on the Norwegian bestseller list, a total of 120,000 printed copies in Norway. The Danish edition was launched March 2020, and already printed in 5 print runs before the end of the year. The German edition was launched fall 2020 and was out of stock after a short period in sales. By December 2020 three print runs was ordered.
For the first time since it was first awarded in 1947, a book of illustrations is the winner of this highly prestigious prize, the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize.
Lisa Aisato’s previous books in collaboration with various authors, amongst them The Snow Sister written by Maja Lunde and The Girl Who Wanted to Save the Books by Klaus Hagerup have been sold in more than 30 territories.
“Life Illustrated” is a wonderful and unpretentious book, as a perfect gift to absolutely anyone as a box of chocolates.
A celebration of life
No one illustrates a person’s fears, hopes and dreams as beautifully as Lisa Aisato. In Life Illustrated she has collected all her best work; classic illustrations as well as new drawings, and written a gripping text about this life we all have to master. All of life’s phases: love, sorrow, doubt and great joy are portrayed and illustrated in Aisato’s unique style which touches us to our inner most being.
Format: 24cm X 27cm