Agnes's Place

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9.8 X 11.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Marit Larsen is a Norwegian songwriter and musician. Agnes's Place, her debut picture book, was first published in Norway and will also be published in Denmark and Italy. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more about the author at

Jenny Løvlie is a Norwegian illustrator. Her previous picture book, The Girls, written by Lauren Ace, was the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. She currently lives in Cardiff, Wales. Learn more about the illustrator at

Jenny Løvlie is a Norwegian illustrator, designer, creative, storyteller, and bird enthusiast. Growing up about as far north as it's physically possible to get on mainland Europe has shaped her creative approach. Using bold colors, textures, and strong shapes, she creates stunning landscapes, people, and animals. She's fascinated by the strong bond between humans and animals and the link between humans and nature.
in Edinburgh, Scotland, Kari Dickson grew up bilingually, as
her mother is Norwegian and her grandparents could not speak English. She holds
a B.A. in Scandinavian studies and an M.A. in translation. She is the
translator of several books from Norwegian with Enchanted Lion, including
Batchelder Award winner Brown and Batchelder Honor
recipients My Father's Arms Are a Boat and The Most
Beautiful Story

"The text and illustrations work in tandem to bring the magic of apartment living and new friendship to life. Shapes, lines and colors create movement and a strong visual throughline, helping readers' eyes navigate detailed illustrations full of the messy, vibrant elements of life. Patterns and textures add another layer of cozy charm...A love letter to new friendships and apartment living." --Kirkus Reviews