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Jakob Wegelius

Jakob Wegelius

  • 5 stars across 3 books
Jakob Wegelius is a Swedish writer and illustrator who lives and works in the small village of Moertfors. In Sweden, he was awarded the August Prize for Best Children's Book and the Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize for The Murderer's Ape, which is also an International Youth Library White Raven selection.
7th September 2017

The Murderer's Ape

Sally Jones is not only a loyal friend, she's an extraordinary individual. In overalls or in a maharaja's turban, this ... MoreThe Murderer's Ape

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1st November 2018

The Legend of Sally Jones

This is the story of a gorilla like no other. This is the story of a fantastic voyage across the world, from the Congo... MoreThe Legend of Sally Jones

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7th October 2021

The False Rose

When Sally Jones and The Chief discover a curious rose-shaped necklace hidden onboard their beloved Hudson Queen, it's t... MoreThe False Rose

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