Lilly and the Sun Keeper
Nominated for the 2020 Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize
Nominated for the 2020 ARK Children’s Book Prize
Dagbladet, 5 out of 6 stars
Easy to love!
… reads like a Hollywood thriller.
An adventurous tale of love, fear, courage, and joy, and about the hope for a new spring
Lilly has a vague memory of the sun. Her world is always dark and rainy, and nothing will grow in the wet soil. But her grandfather is hiding something, and Lilly needs to know what. In the forest, where no child should go, Lilly finds a secret path and a whole new world opens. What is Grandpa’s secret? And what has really happened to the sun? Lilly discovers something that will change everything for everyone.
Lilly and the Sun Keeper is an adventurous tale of losing everything, facing your greatest fear, and about finding love and happiness.
Lilly and the Sun Keeper is the spring book and second title in the quartet series about the year’s seasons. The winter book The Snow Sister, was the most sold book in Norway in 2018, awarded the Polish literary prize “Child Friendly World”, nominated for several awards and shortlisted for “Best Translated Children’s Book 2019” in Estonia. It is printed in 250.000 copies, sold to 30 territories and film rights to Hollywood. The summer book and the autumn book are scheduled for publication in 2023 and 2024. All are stand alones.
Format: 24cm X 27cm