The Planet Rescue Club                                                 The Black Swans

The Planet Rescue Club The Black Swans

Ruth Lillegraven

Original title: Klodeklubben Dei svarte svanane
Publisher: Det Norske Samlaget, 2020
Genre: Detective series for children, 6- 9 years
Pages: 94 pages

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The Planet Rescue Club
is an ambitious suspense series about the environment and climate change for children (6–9 years). Illustrations by Jens Kristensen.

In the first book we meet Vanja, Sivert and Mo, who live in a small village in Western Norway. But mysterious things can happen even in a small place.

In the first book, The Black Swans, a boat crashes into the quay outside the factory. Vanja, Sivert and Mo discover an oil spill in the fjord and the white swans are now covered with oil. Does the oil come from the boat or is somebody intentionally polluting the fjord? Can it be the wealthy factory owner who is dumping the oil? Or is his mysterious assistant Luke responsible?

When the adults don’t believe what the children tell them, «The Planet Rescue Club» is being founded and Vanja, Sivert and Mo take matters into their own hands.

The Black Swans is the first of several volumes. Each volume has two pages with facts in the very end of the book.

Foreign rights

Turbine, Denmark

Ruth Lillegraven

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Photo: Agnete Brun

Ruth Lillegraven (b.1978) debuted with the poetry collection Big Bad Poems in 2005. Since then she has published a novel, three further poetry collections and her work is translated into several languages. She has also published six books for childre, among them I am I am I am and Into the Forest and the play Cally. Her work has been nominated for several awards, and won, among others, The Brage-Prize and Nynorsk Literature Prize. Her latest novel, Deep Fjord is a great success with multiple international sales, as well as filmrights to Nordisk Film.

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