The Bouncy Ball

Hoppebolden

A thought-provoking book about all the things we have in common and all the things that separate us, aimed at children 8+.

Søren Jessen is an award-winning Danish author/illustrator of children's books and graphic novels.

The Bouncy Ball

Hoppebolden

A thought-provoking book about all the things we have in common and all the things that separate us, aimed at children 8+.

Søren Jessen is an award-winning Danish author/illustrator of children's books and graphic novels.

Synopsis

Outside the refugee camp, children and adults are throwing stones. Inside the camp, children and adults cry and throw furniture. This is the temporary home of a young girl and her parents.

The girl finds a place where she can gaze at the outside world unseen. But one day, a boy with blue eyes appear at the fence. He does not throw stones like the others. He picks flowers and hand out caramels wrapped in red paper.

Against all odds, not being able to speak the same language, being separated by a fence, the two of them find a common language and a budding friendship starts develop.

Illustrated through-out in Søren Jessen’s compelling line of drawing. 

The Bouncy Ball
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Original Language: Danish
Original Publisher: Forlaget Carlsen
Published: September, 2022
40 pages
Category: Children's Books
Sub-category: Middle-Grade
Genre: Realism
Available material: English sample upon request.

Territories Handled

World Rights (Babel Bridge)