Marvin Halleraker

High above the houses

Adolf the crane-operator has moved into the big crane on the harbour, high above the houses. Here he lives alone with his work and his fluegelhorn.

One day, Ramona comes to clean. Afterwards, he can think of nothing else but her. A kitten in peril and an imposing journalist complicate his plans, but fate gives him a second chance at love.

Spectacular pictures and a charming story make this an exceptional picture book showcasing Marvin Halleraker, one of Norway’s finest illustrators, in his authorial debut.

“High above the houses” has already been nominated for sevaral literary awards: Brageprisen (publishers union´s award), U-prisen 2008 (young adults), Årets bok 2008 in Stavanger kommune.

The foreign rights of “High above the houses” are so far sold to
Ireland (Gaelic).

Marvin Halleraker

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Marvin Halleraker is a prizewinning artist. “High above the houses” is his authorial debut.
Other Mangschou books featuring his illustrations is “Sharp teeth” (Skarpe tenner) (Winner of Best Illustrations and Best Non-fiction Book, Norwegian Department of Culture )
and “Loving Fathers” (Fint å ha far)

Foreign rights

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Edited December 22, 2017 by Hagen Agency