Geir Gulliksen

Joel and Io

A book about young love.

One day Joel meets Io. Io is slightly older, but Joel still thinks they should play together. Io does not agree. She wants to get to know the other girls, she says. Nevertheless, they play together a little, and Joel is in love. But suddenly Io has to move!

The book is illustrated by Anna Fiske.

Nominated for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize 2015.

Geir Gulliksen

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Photo: Nils Vik

Geir Gulliksen (b 1963) is an author and editor of fiction and general literature at Forlaget Oktober. The daily Aftenposten has named Gulliksen "One of the finest Norwegian poets of his generation".

Anna Fiske (b. 1964) one-woman-magazine Rabbel with comics for children has won a number of prizes. She also makes comics for an adult audience.

Rights sold to

Denmark (Turbine), Faroe Islands (Bókadeildin)

Foreign rights

Oslo Literary Agency
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Edited December 22, 2017 by Oslo Literary Agency