Anna Fiske

Trees I have known

The chestnut tree in the courtyard: tall, hard, proud; the birch tree with long swinging arms, the weeping willow, and the tree with a trunk black as coal – these are some of the trees in Anna Fiske's life. And then there are all the pine trees: in the childhood garden, by the sea where they are shaped by salty breeze, in the mountains, in the garden in the new country – it’s important to always have a pine tree in one’s life.

In this picture book for adult readers' enchanting interaction between memories in drawings and in poetical texts, Anna Fiske has created her own genre.

Anna Fiske

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Photo: Sara Fiske

Anna Fiske (b. 1964) grew up in the south of Sweden, but now lives in Oslo. Her one-woman-magazine Rabbel with comics for children has won a number of prizes. She also makes comics for an adult audience.
Her work for children is in the great Scandinavian tradition of children’s literature, i.e. Tove Jansson and Astrid Lindgren.

Grandma and I, part of her autobiographical series about Anna and her grandmother, has been translated into Finnish, (Finnish comics centre) her graphic novel for adult readers Dancing on the carpet has been translated into Swedish (Optimal), and From the Tube to the reclining chair has been translated into Swedish (Nypon).

Other titles

Palle Poodle travels to New York (2016)
Palle Poodle, A Dog's Life (2013)
Grandma and I, Looking after a Poodle (2012)
Grandma and I (2011)
Palle Poodle buys jeans (2006)
Palle Poodle relaxes (2004)
Palle puddel gets up (2003)
The Cleaning Lady (2015)

Comics for adult readers:
The Group (2014)
Dancing on the carpet (2004)

Foreign rights

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Edited November 28, 2017 by No Comprendo Press