Bjørn Ousland
Northward - With Nansen to the North Pole

Midsummer Eve 1893, the canons sound at Akershus fortress and the ship Fram sails into Oslofjord. The ship is on its way to the North Pole and Fridtjof Nansen is on board.

Ousland presents the relationships onboard the Fram during the three-year expedition to the polar ice, and the dramatic attempt to reach the pole itself by ski and sled. The book includes everything from text and illustrations to cartoon strips, making Northward a fast-paced non-fiction book guaranteed to appeal to young readers.

Bjørn Ousland

Bjørn Ousland
Photo: June Witzøe

Bjørn Ousland is a cartoonist and illustrator. He has received several awards for his children's book illustrations and for his cartoons, which have been published abroad.

Rights sold to

Russia (Paulsen Co. Ltd.)

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Foreign rights

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The Norwegian Ministry of Culture's Special Prize for Children and Youth 2014 was awarded to Bjørn Ousland for his polar series.

Edited December 19, 2017 by Cappelen Damm Agency