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Tiny Toot and the Seahorses (1)

Maria Mac Dalland

Come on a journey with Tiny Toot, Gato and Nisse! Tiny Toot is a small girl who lives together with her brother, mum and dad, and her cat, Gato. In Tiny Toot's room, there is a mouse hole in the wall and her small friend, Nisse, lives in th...

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I search and search and search...

Rasmus Bregnhøi

A boy "wakes up" in his room, surrounded by stuffed animals, toys, posters, and pictures. His favourite toy, the two "Wellie Sisters", are standing at the foot of the bed, but they disappear through a hole in the wall where the mirror had b...

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Omnia's House

Cecilie Eken, Maren Tjelta Thu

Omnia's house has room for everyone. In fact, the house offers everything a child could possibly want: community, fun, a place where you can use your imagination and play and learn.Omnia greets all the different children who come knocking o...

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The Golden Porcupine

Mikkel Sommer

News travel fast that the needles of the golden porcupine have magical powers. When you get a golden needle, you can make a wish and it will come true. The porcupine generously lets all the eager animals take a precious needle, so they can ...

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Anthony and Grandma pay a Visit in Heaven to ask for Sunny Weather

Thomas Brunstrøm, Thorbjørn Christoffersen

Tomorrow is Anthony's birthday and he is a bit worried. On the telly, they say that it is going to rain and then they would have to cancel the big garden party which is planned. Anthony thinks of ways to influence the weather, but Grandma g...

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Jamie Penguin saws in something that isn't his

Rasmus Bregnhøi, Sabine Lemire

Jamie Penguin is brilliant with a saw and Jamie Rabbit turns out to be good at finding material that you can saw in. But sometimes she forgets to ask for permission...Another wonderfully detailed picture book with lovely everyday stories wh...

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Sally's Dad on Slippery Slopes

Thomas Brunstrøm, Thorbjørn Christoffersen

Sally's dad takes the whole family along on a skiing holiday. He is looking forward to showing Sally how brilliant he is at skiing. Sally feels more like hanging out with her friend, Svend, who is also there with his family. Sally's dad doe...

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Birk's Old and New Friends

Tomas Lagerman Lundme, Hanne Kvist

Birk and Thorbjørn are friends, even if they are quite different. They often play together. Also today, when they decide to build a den. They are having a good time. Until someone turns up who thinks that building a den and being friends m...

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Book of Mess

Jørgen Stamp

In this book, everything is very messy. The Dog, Giraffe, Bear and Badger families are very very busy. They have to put on their clothes, they have to cook, they have to put together a jigsaw puzzle ... and many other things. But they clear...

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Captain Bubblebeard and the Curse of the Cat Island

Sofie Lind Mesterton

Captain Foam Beard still wants to be the most dangerous pirate on the thirteen seas. And this time a very special island appears in her binoculars. An island with a very special treasure. But the Foam Fleet is not the only ship that anchors...

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Charlie the Motorcycle

Sabine Lemire, Jenz Koudahl

Charlie the Motorcycle loves to cruise without a destination in mind – just him and the road. He likes that much better than going to the garage for check-ups. One day his motor stops running when he is in the middle of nowhere with only ...

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The Day the Farts Disappeared

Line Meyer

Professor Gut Flora creates both big and small farts, slimy and dry farts, bomb farts and stinky farts every single day in her fart laboratory. And she is really good at it. There is just one problem… even when Flora does her very utmost ...

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Donna finds a friend

Merete Pryds Helle, Charlotte Pardi

Donna and her brother Little Wee are fully integrated into the family and are enjoying the safety and comfort of their "pack". Up until now, Lillian Betty's father has worked from home and the puppies have therefore been able to have a lie-...

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The Worst

Annette Bjørg, Signe Kjær

Frida is a bit clumsy. She pushes over the glass with milk, ruins the pearl necklace of the new girl and hits the neighbour's green house with the football. It is hard to be Frida, because she doesn't do it on purpose. Fortunately, Grandmot...

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Peacock

Ane Bjørn

It's carnival time and Momo is scouting for a fancy dress costume. The shop is full of super heroes. Knights. Robots, Astronauts. Dad gets excited about a flying dinosaur with wings you can move up and down. But Momo does not see it at all....

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Sausage does not want to go to Daycare (4)

Oliver Zahle, Siri Melchior

Today, Sausage does not want to go to kindergarten. In the end, Dad lets her stay at home, but it turns out to be rather hard work playing with Dad for a whole day...The Sausage series is a cute story about a little girl and her Dad; about ...

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Magic Sight

Ane Bjørn

If you close one eye and cover it with two fingers, you will get magic sight: this is the frame in which Ane Bjørn places her tale of a refugee family and a little girl’s insistence to see the beauty of the world in the middle of its hor...

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Eddie helps out (4)

Thomas Brunstrøm, Thorbjørn Christoffersen

Dad complains how hard it is to be an adult. There are so many practical things at home that need to be taken care of. Eddie frankly can’t see what the problem is. It all seems rather easy peasy. So he offers to help out a bit, while dad ...

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Emil's paint book

Inger Tobiasen

Emil has a paint book. He paints a red strawberry. A yellow lemon. And a blue car. Emil loves to paint. This is a robust board book series made for small, eager hands. The books are ideal for language training and vocabulary enhancement. Th...

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Fanni models a robot

Inger Tobiasen

Fanni uses her creative little fingers to model a robot out of playdough. She names him Folmer. But are robots alive? Is Folmer alive? And what does it take to make him come alive?The book is part of a series of five books where Inger Tobia...

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Something happens to an Animal: Anna rescues a Bumble Bee (1)

Rasmus Bregnhøi, Peter Nordahl

Anna with the red beanie loves to sit by the big window and look out into her garden. And she loves animals. One day a bumble bee flies through the garden door and it cannot get out again. Anna has to rescue it.There are now four books in t...

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Fanni's Red Book (4)

Inger Tobiasen

A bird takes Fanni’s red strawberry. To catch the bird and the strawberry, she draws a motorcycle, and races off. On her way, she passes many things, all of them with red in colour. Eventually, she ends up in her grandfather's big strawbe...

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Gregory's Garden

Christine Lund Jakobsen, Zarah Juul

Gregory loves his beautiful garden, which he keeps firmly closed with a big gate. What he really wants is peace. One day a creature with green fingers knocks on his door to ask for a favour and soon after several more come knocking. Gregory...

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How would You Catch a Monster?

Thomas Knappe

How would You Catch a Monster? is a multiple-choice book that caters for children’s fascination with choosing one favourite. A small monster hunter is preparing for a quest to catch monsters. The focus is not on the narrative or the actua...

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Inventions, Knitted Beanies and a Mean Cat

Rasmus Bregnhøi

The friends we make are not always the most obvious ones - this is one of the universal messages in this beautiful picture book about the mouse and cat that make best friends despite all odds.Rasmus Bregnhøi is one of the best illustrators...

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Little Tree

Jacinta Madsen

It is spring and Little Tree is about to burst into leaf when a small girl comes jumping through the forest. She pulls Little Tree out of the soil and brings it home, so they can live together in the city. The girl is full of good ideas and...

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Me and my Friends

Ina Victoria Haller, Lea Letén

In the book, we follow a small child during its day at kindergarten. We meet all the friends of the child and their differences and similarities both on the outside and on the inside are highlighted. At the end of the book is a mirror that ...

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Pete the Reading Tortoise

Carl Quist-Møller

Pete is a lazy tortoise and one day when Fox, Hare, Mouse and Badger take him along to the library, Pete simply lies down and falls asleep. When he wakes up, he’s been left behind and he is alone with a whole lot of books. But what is he ...

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Sun over Inner City (1)

Sophie Souid, Emilie Rubæk Holm

Sun would really like a pet and especially a dog. Mum says that they are not allowed to have pets in their flat. But Sun has the same relationship to rules as she has to the dentist. And new shoes that at too tight… So, if she is not allo...

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The Tree

Bárður Oskarsson

The characters in this pearl of a book are animals with recognisable human traits and feelings and Bárður Oskarsson lets them juggle some of life’s ethical and existential question without offering any easy answers. With his subtle humo...

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