News

 

30 november 2018

Opening exhibition KunZt Zwijndrecht, Netherlands
about 30 years of making books with a lecture of Marit Törnqvist

 

29 october 2018

Marit Törnqvist is the winner of the Boekenpauw 2018, Belgium, for her illustrations in The island of happiness!!!

10-20 october 2018

Marit visits Myren - Internationell Barnlitteraturfestival in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

26-29 september 2018

Marit Törnqvist is lecturing on Bookfair Gothenburg, Sweden

20th of june 2018

Dutch award 'silverpencil' for 'The Island of Happiness!!

6 – 7 – 2018

Celebration 30 years Marit Törnqvist and 30 years Monique Hagen in the Childrens Bookstore Rozengracht, Amsterdam. Exhibition with original bookcovers from 30 years.

11th of june 2018

Exhibition Marit Törnqvist illustrator 30 years! Rozengracht 34, Kinderboekwinkel Amsterdam

17-5-2018

Marit Törnqvist nominated for the ninth time for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. This time also for her work with books for refugee children.

September 2016

Marit guest on the Bookfair of Gothenburg on 22 and 23 september.

May 2016

Marit is doing a lot of workshops in refugeecamps, the photo's are from Vida Vättern in Sweden.

12 februari 2016

In March The red bird by Astrid Lindgren with illustrations of Marit Törnqvist and God natt Alfons Åberg by Gunilla Bergström, is published in Arabic as a 'welcome' for 30.000 Syrian refugee-children that arrive in Sweden. Maybe can they find some hope and relax after the terrible things they have experienced.
Marit was the initiator of this project. In coöperation with Migrationsverket, Saltkråkan, Rädda barnen, Rabén & Sjögren, Junibacken and more.

10 februari 2016

FABIANS FEEST (Fabians party) Now published in Sweden! Rights sold to Japan and Denmark. In the Netherlands were already 51.500 copies sold out it is reprinted.

20 januari 2016

MARIT TÖRNQVIST on the SHORTLIST of the Hans Christian Andersenaward 2016. For more information: KLICK HERE

18 september

TOMS CHRISTMAS FISH, now available! Published by Floris Books, Edinburgh.

22 june 2015

From now you can buy canvas-prints with Marit Törnqvists pictures on familydesign in Stockholm, for more information: familydesign.se

21 may 2015

Floris Books is publishing Tom's Christmas Fish, with the text of Rita Törnqvist- Verschuur. This book was a big succes in 1989 and is reprinted now with a new lay-out.

28 march 2015

Rights of Bigger than a dream sold to Korea, Japan, China, Denmark, Sweden, Germany.

27 march 2015

Fabians party-app (made by Marit Törnqvist and YipYip Rotterdam) nominated for the GEKKO 2015, Netherlands.

25 march 2015

Fabians partytranslation rights sold to Sweden and Denmark!

26 februari 2015

Grösser als ein Traum (Bigger than a dream) winner of DUDO 2014, prize of the 'Junge Jury' på Konrad-Duden Schule in Germany.

8 january 2015

Marit Törnqvist nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Prize 2016!

The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international recognition given to an author and an illustrator of children's books. Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is the Patron of the Andersen Awards.

12 december

FABIANS FEEST (PAULS PARTY) sold in more than 50.000 copies within a few months!
About the fantasy of a child that meets the rationality of his mother.

Brilliant reviews in all newspapers!
A co-production is planned in 2015.
For foreign rights:

Luciënne van der Leije, Rights Manager
rights@singel262.nl
Phone: +31 20 55 11 262

The Fabians feest-app was downloaded more than 15.000 times during the childrens books week in october 2014. It is now available in the Netherlands but can easily be translated to other languages

BIGGER THAN A DREAM winner of the BOEKENLEEUW 2014, the most important children’s book award in Flanders and the SILVER GRIFFEL in the Netherlands. Rights sold to Sweden, Germany, Japan, Danmark & China.

WHITE RAVEN for BIGGER THAN A DREAM!
The White Raven label is given to books that deserve worldwide attention because of their universal themes and/or their exceptional and often innovative artistic and literary style and design.

MARIT TÖRNQVIST NOMINATED FOR ASTRID LINDGREN MEMORIAL AWARD 2015!

MARIT TÖRNQVIST winner of the Löfska Cultural Prize, Sweden.

MARIT TÖRNQVIST NOMINATED FOR THE HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD 2014. More information: IBBY- Nederland, Toin Duijx
IBBY-Nederland@planet.nl

EXHIBITION PIRANHASOEP & PANNENKOEKEN AT WG-KUNST, AMSTERDAM

About the exchange with children in the jungle of Surinam. Read more...

WHAT NOBODY EXPECTED AWARDED WITH GOLDEN PLAQUETTE
At the Bienále Ilustrácií Bratislava (BIB) Marit Törnqvist is awarded with a Golden Plaquette for her illustrations in What nobody expected.
For more information about the book:

Luciënne van der Leije, Rights Manager
rights@singel262.nl
Phone: +31 20 55 11 262