Lisa Aisato

Winner of the 2019 Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize

#1 bestseller

“Life Illustrated” is a wonderful and unpretentious book, as a perfect gift to absolutely anyone as a box of chocolates.


A celebration of life
Warm-hearted and sharp, funny and moving, this highly anticipated book went straight to #1 on the Norwegian bestseller list.
Lisa Aisato’s previous books in collaboration with various authors, amongst them titles like The Snow Sister by Maja Lunde and The Girl Who Wanted to Save the Books by Klaus Hagerup have been sold in more than 30 territories.

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.

Rights sold to

  • Language Foreign publisher
  • Braz. PortugueseEditora Morro Branco Ltda.
  • CatalanB de Blok (PRH Spain, Catalan)
  • Chinese (simplified)Thinkingdom Media Group
  • DanishStraarup & co.
  • EstonianRahva Raamat
  • GermanWoow Books
  • ItalianRizzoli Libri
  • KoreanGilbut
  • PolishWydawnictwo Literackie
  • SpanishB de Blok (PRH Spain)
  • SwedishBonnier Carlsen
  • TurkishEpsilon

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Additional info

  • Livet. Illustrert
  • 2019
  • Kagge
  • Children, Fiction, Picture Book
  • 197 pages