Mari Kanstad Johnsen
The Ball

Elling has a new basketball! He loves playing with it. But suddenly he hears a sound. Kim and Coco hear it too. It’s quite close, but also rather distant. Could it be coming from … the ball?

Illustrated and narrated by Mari Kanstad Johnsen.

Mari Kanstad Johnsen

Mari Kanstad Johnsen
Photo: Auigon Johnsen

Mari Kanstad Johnsen works as an illustrator and artist. She made her debut as a children book’s illustrator with Barbiedoll Nils and the Pistol Problem in 2011. Her debut as an author came with Scary Holiday in 2013.

She received a Special Mention in the BolognaRagazzi Award 2017 for I’m Out of Here.

Her books have been translated into French, Spanish and Swedish.

Rights sold to

France (Cambourakis)
Spain (Pablo Curti)

Other titles

I'm Out of Here (author: Lene Ask), 2016 - Sold to Italy and Argentina (World Spanish Rights)

Scary Holiday, 2013 - Sold to Sweden and Argentina (World Spanish Rights)

Barbie-Nils and the Pistol Problem, 2011 (author: Kari Tinnen) - sold to France and Argentina (World Spanish Rights)

Foreign rights

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Edited November 23, 2018 by Gyldendal Agency