Jo Nesbø

Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder

Doctor Proctor #1

Doctor Proctor is a crazy professor. Well, almost. Actually, he is an aging inventor waiting for his big break. When he teams up with his next-door neighbor Lisa and her peculiar friend Nilly in making the world’s most powerful farting powder, it seems like his dream is about to come true. But in the background lurk the ruthless twins Truls and Trym Thrane. The drama that is sparked on Cannon Avenue will have repercussions that stretch beyond the imaginable, involving a wild chase through the sewer system of Oslo, anacondas, and NASA. With a great deal of humor and witty dialogs, Jo Nesbo chisels out his wonderfully weird characters and lets his imagination run wild in this delightful children’s book début reminiscent of Roald Dahl.

Through a fantastic story that contains an equal amount of suspense, laughs and colorful characters, Jo Nesbø offers a deftly veiled moral to his young readers: all in all, Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder is a story about the importance of being yourself, and how the required courage is bestowed through creativity and imagination.

Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder was shortlisted for Ark’s Children’s Book Award (Arks barnebokpris) for ‘Best Children’s Book’ 2007 and was selected for The Richard and Judy Children’s Book Club in 2011.

Hilarious and original /.../ An unforeseeable and irresistible way to face the world as only Roald Dahl has done so far.

-Roberto Denti

This terrific book will make you laugh, and cherish your friends, and value fair play.

–James Patterson

In this well-knit crossover debut for young audiences, a popular Norwegian author crafts an airy farce from elements both familiar and offbeat. /.../ Readers will have blasts of their own cheering on the sturdy protagonists [in] this rib-tickling tale.

Kirkus Reviews, US

This book will have no trouble enticing fans of Captain Underpants and the Wimpy Kid.

School Library Journal, US

A hilariously funny, totally crazy, and exceptionally brilliant book. Five laughs a page, brilliantly set, with some fantastic characters. And I can't wait for the next book by Jo Nesbo, the most explosive one yet!

The Guardian, UK

Jo Nesbø

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Jo Nesbø (b. 1960) is a musician, songwriter, and economist, as well as one of the leading crime writers in the world. He is recognized for having widened the scope of the thriller with his unusual literary qualities and ambitions, his psychological insights and his in-depth knowledge of life in a modern, globalized world. His books have garnered countless international awards, sold 36 million copies, and been translated into 50 languages. In addition to the Harry Hole series he is the author of stand-alone novels Headhunters, The Son, Blood on Snow and Midnight Sun, as well as several children’s books in the Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder series.

Rights sold to

Albania, Dituria
Brazil, Martins Fontes
Bulgaria, Emas
Catalonia, La Galera
China, Dolphin Media (Simplified Chinese)
Croatia, Fokus
Czech Republic, Jota
Denmark, Alvilda
Estonia, Varrak
Finland, WSOY
Germany, Arena
Greece, Metaixmio
Hungary, Kolibri
Iceland, Forlagid
Indonesia, Gradien Mediatama
Israel, Kinneret Zmora
Italy, Salani
Korea, Sakyejul
Kvensk, Kvensk Institut
Latvia, Zvaigzne ABC
Lithuania, Alma littera
Netherlands, Lemniscaat
Norway, Aschehoug
Poland, Czarna Owieczka
Portugal, Planeta
Russia, Azbooka-Atticus
Serbia, Odiseja
Slovakia, Iron Libri
Slovenia, Didakta
Spain, La Galera (World Spanish)
Sweden, Bonnier Carlsen
Turkey, Pegasus
UK & Commonwealth, Simon & Schuster
US & Canada, Simon & Schuster
Vietnam, Tre Publishing

Other titles

The Thirst
Police
Phantom
The Leopard
The Snowman
The Redeemer
The Devil’s Star
Nemesis
The Redbreast
The Cockroaches
The Bat
Blood on Snow
Midnight Sun
The Son
Headhunters
A.Y.W.D.N.E (Animals You Wish Did Not Exist)
Can Doctor Proctor Save Christmas?
Doctor Proctor and the Great Gold Robbery
Doctor Proctor and the End of the World. Maybe
Doctor Proctor and the Time-Travel Bath Bomb

Foreign rights

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Awards

Nordic Noir Thriller of the Year Award, Sweden, 2017
Shortlisted for the Book of the Year Award, Sweden, 2017
Shortlisted for The European Crime Fiction Star Award, Germany, 2016
The Riverton Honor Prize, Norway, 2016
The IcePick Award (Best Translated Crime Novel), Iceland, 2015
Boréales Honorary Award (for his entire literary work), France, 2017
Shortlisted for the Ark’s Book of the Year Award, Norway, 2015
Shortlisted for LovelyBooks’ Der Leserpreis (Best Crime & Thriller of 2015), Germany, 2017
Shortlisted for the Brage Prize (Best Crime Novel), Norway, 2017
St. Petersburg Reads Award (Best International Author of the Year), Russia, 2014
Shortlisted for The IcePick Award (Best Translated Crime Novel of the Year), Iceland, 2014
Martinus Readers’ Choice Award (Best Foreign Author of the Year), Slovakia, 2014
Martinus Readers’ Choice Award (Best Novel of the Year), Slovakia, 2014
The Peer Gynt Prize (for his international success and for putting Norway on the map of international literature), Norway, 2013
Shortlisted for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards (The Bestseller Dagger), UK, 2012
Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger (Best Translated Crime Novel of the Year), UK, 2012
Shortlisted for the Edgar Award (Best Novel of the Year), US, 2010
Shortlisted for the Macavity Awards (Best Mystery Novel), US, 2010
The Great Caliber Award of Honour (for his entire authorship), Poland, 2010
The Danish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award (Best Crime Novel of the Year), Denmark, 2009
Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger, UK, 2009
The Norwegian Book Club Prize (Best Novel of the Year), Norway, 2008
Shortlisted for the Ark’s Children’s Book Award (Best Children’s Book), Norway, 2008
The Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize (Best Novel of the Year), Norway, 2007
The Norwegian Book Club Prize (Best Novel of the Year), Norway, 2007
Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger, UK, 2007
The Finnish Academy of Crime Writers’ Special Commendation (Excellence in Foreign Crime Writing), Finland, 2007
Shortlisted for the Ark’s Children’s Book Award (Best Children’s Book), Norway, 2007
Best Norwegian Crime Novel Ever Written (Awarded by the Norwegian Book Clubs), Norway, 2004
William Nygaard Bursary, Norway, 2002
The Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize (Best Novel of the Year), Norway, 2000
The Glass Key (Best Nordic Crime Novel of the Year), The Nordic Countries, 1998
The Riverton Prize (Best Norwegian Crime Novel of the Year), Norway, 1997

Edited October 06, 2017 by Salomonsson Agency