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Maria Turtschaninoff

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Maria Turtschaninoff was born in 1977 and has been writing fairy tales since she was five. She is the author of six novels about magical worlds, has been awarded the Finlandia Junior in 2014, the Swedish YLE Literature Prize, the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland Award and has twice won the Society of Swedish Literature Prize. She was also nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2013 and 2017 and the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal.
    1st February 2013

    Open Very Carefully

    What would you do if you were settling down for a quiet bedtime story and you realised that a crocodile had fallen into ... More

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    14th January 2016

    Maresi

    Maresi came to the Red Abbey when she was thirteen, in the Hunger Winter. Before then, she had only heard rumours of its... More

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    24th January 2018

    Naondel

    In the opulent palace of Ohaddin, women have one purpose - to obey. Some were brought here as girls, captured and enslav... More

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