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Cover by Vigmostad Bjørke

'The Tales of Estragon', praised as a new era in children's literature, joins our collection.

May 4 2018

Winje Agency is delighted to announce we are expanding our Children’s book catalogue with the award-winning author Gaute Heivoll’s The Tales of Estragon. A truly unique series chronicling the seven deadly sins – as told by rats. With its burlesque humour and gothic illustrations reminiscent to Edward Gorey’s pen-and-ink drawing. The first book in the series The Rat Catcher from Sorø transcends age and gives a timeless depiction of human vices. Heivoll has, since this publication, been praised by critics for establishing a new era within children’s literature, and likened to iconic writers such as Roald Dahl, Samuel Beckett, and H.C. Andersen. Please find more information about the book here.

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February 26 2019

Congratulations II

Skogen den grøne (The Green Forest) by Ruth Lillegraven, has been nominated to this same prestigious prize, however in TWO categories.

Praise to Mari Kanstad Johnsen also for her brilliant and moving illustrations.

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February 26 2019


This strong and beautiful children book by Ragnar Aalbu is nominated to The Ministry of Culture’s prestigious Prize for Best CYA – Literature in 2018. Winner to be announced early March.

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