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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 ... More

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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... More

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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... More

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