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Children’s Hour: Maja Lunde, Lisa Aisato and Marianne Kaurin in conversation

With Norwegian authors Maja Lunde and Marianne Kaurin, and author/illustrator Lisa Aisato.

Meet three prominent Norwegian authors of literature for children and young adults in a conversation about writing and illustrating books for children. The conversation is moderated by Erle Marie Sørheim.

Maja Lunde (1975) is the most successful Norwegian author of her generation. In 2019, her children’s book Über die Grenze is published by Urachhaus, translated by Antje Subey-Cramer.

Lisa Aisato (1981) is a prize winning and acclaimed Norwegian illustrator and author. She has illustrated Die Schneeschwester written by Maja Lunde, published by btb in 2018, translated by Paul Berf.

Marianne Kaurin (1976) is a prize winning Norwegian author of children’s and YA books. Beinahe Herbst is published by Arctis in 2019, translated by Dagmar Mißfeldt.

In English. Interpretation to German.

Author event at the fair


Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Ehrengast 2019: Norwegen
„Norwegen - Der Traum in uns“
The event is free of charge


Maja Lunde

Author, Oslo

© Sturlason

Lisa Aisato

Author, illustrator

© Niklas Lello

Marianne Kaurin


Erle Marie Sørheim