Lilly and the Sun Keeper
Nominated for the 2020 ARK Children’s Book Prize
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, 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 about 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 season series by the success duo Maja Lunde and Lisa Aisato. The first book in the series, 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 29 territories and film rights to Hollywood. The third and the fourth book are planned to be published in 2022 and 2024.
Format: 24cm X 27cm
To be published October 2020