28 pages, hardcover
21.0 x 21.0 cm
Ages 6-7 years old
The Max and Meta books celebrate the truly brilliant and diverse world of nature that children live in today. They entertain, inform and delight readers about the colours, sounds, senses, forces of nature – and much more! The first books in the series cover topics like the Moon, Gravity and Time. Max and Meta explore the natural world around them with curiosity and silly stunts. With a snap of her fingers, Meta can do magic tricks, like time travel and transporting our two heroes to new places. The books are written for children aged 6-7.
Lars-Ole Nejstgaard is a cartoonist and illustrator of children’s books, several of which have been adapted for film. He is also the political illustrator for a number of magazines and yearbooks – and has exhibited at the Comics Art Museum in Brussels. He is a member of Cartooning for Peace founded by the UN and Plantu from Le Monde.
Troels Gollander is one of Denmark’s most popular writers of science literature for children and young adults and is the prize-winning author of more than 100 natural science books for grade 1-9 pupils. He was a science teacher for many years and now writes about the subject he loves. He often speaks at schools and libraries to inspire children’s interest in the fantastic world of the natural sciences. With his motto “Making the complex simple” Troels Gollander makes science accessible to everyone.
1 book, more underway
21,0 x 24,0 cm
Published in Danish and Icelandic.
Silja is a little girl who likes to play a monster.
But even monsters get their teeth brushed, says her dad. But Silja doesn’t want that and one day, she turns into GoodSilja and eats her dad. No more toothbrushing.
Author of the Silja books and Danish translator of Mouse Guard and ApocalyptiGirl. Árni represents several Danish creators internationally.
Lars Jakobsen is a Danish documentary filmmaker, author, artist and graphic designer. He has worked with a wide range of graphic styles, and amongst other things done illustrations for the fashion industry, advertisements, movies, cartoons and comics. He is the founder and organizer of the Art Bubble comic book festival. In Denmark, he is well known for his humorous comic strip Ganske Vist. He is also the artist behind the adventures series Mortensen’s Escapades, which in recent years has stepped out into the world.
10 books (535 Sunday pages)
52 pages each
17.0 x 24.0 cm
Published in Danish
Ages 15 and up
Eks Libris satirizes everything in the swank world of literature: the authors, the publishing houses, the bookstores, the librarians, and – the readers. Created in 2009, the weekly comic strip the size of an American Sunday strip has been immensely popular and has so far had its entries reprinted in ten book collections.
A 1983 graduate from the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen, Sussi Bech is an award-winning cartoonist living in Denmark. Her most popular graphic novel is Nofret – 13 volumes so far – which stars a young Egyptian girl in the land of the pharaohs and combines her adventures with historically accurate depictions of ancient Egypt. Sussi Bech has won several awards for her work.
A creator of children’s books and graphic novels – notably the adventures of Kurt Dunder – Frank Madsen is an award-winning cartoonist and four times Best Danish Comics Author nominée. Author of the weekly satirical cartoon Eks Libris since 2010.
Frank has also written the popular picture books for children Snus Mus about a mouse detective, with illustrations by Sussi Bech. The books were published in Chile in 2018 and more are in production.
Book 2 in production
23.0 x 23.0 cm
Ages 4 and up
Wordless stories about everyday events that turn into small adventures.
In book 1, Beetle and Bear go for a walk at night, so Beetle can pee before he goes to sleep.
We follow their walk in the cosy and imaginative city, looking for just the right tree.
Peter Hermann is a Danish artist who loves to mix elements of comic books and children’s books, drawn in a loose and colourful style.
He was educated at the Kubert School in the USA and at Designskolen Kolding in Denmark.