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Andri Snaer Magnason

Andri Snær Magnason is one of Iceland's most celebrated young writers. He has written poetry, plays, fiction, and non-fiction, and in 2009 he co-directed the documentary Dreamland, which was based on his book Dreamland: A Self-Help Manual for a Frightened Nation. In 2002 LoveStar was named "Novel of the Year" by Icelandic booksellers and received the DV Literary Award and a nomination for the Icelandic Literary Prize. LoveStar was also shortlisted for the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award. His children's book, The Story of the Blue Planet—now published or performed in twenty-six countries—was the first children's book to receive the Icelandic Literary Prize, and was also the recipient of the Janusz Korczak Honorary Award and the... Read More

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The Story of the Blue Planet
Written by Andri Snaer Magnason, Illustrated by Aslaug Jonsdottir, Translated by Julian Meldon D'Arcy
Triangle Square | Trade Paperback | November 2013
$9.95/9.95(Canada) | 978-1-60980-506-7 (1-60980-506-2)

Brimir and Hulda are best friends who live on a small island on a beautiful blue planet where there are only children and no adults. Their planet is wild and at times dangerous, but everything is free, everyone is their friend, and each day is more exciting than the last. 
 
One day... Read more






The Story of the Blue Planet
Written by Andri Snaer Magnason, Illustrated by Aslaug Jonsdottir, Translated by Julian Meldon D'Arcy
Triangle Square | Hardcover | November 2012
$12.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-1-60980-428-2 (1-60980-428-7)

Brimir and Hulda are best friends who live on a small island on a beautiful blue planet where there are only children and no adults. Their planet is wild and at times dangerous, but everything is free, everyone is their friend, and each day is more exciting than the last. 
 
One day... Read more






LoveStar
Written by Andri Snaer Magnason, Translated by Victoria Cribb
Seven Stories Press | Trade Paperback | November 2012
$16.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-1-60980-426-8 (1-60980-426-0)

"Orwell, Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams are felt on every page, though Magnason is never derivative. His satire and insightful social commentary sweeten the pot and the sheer wackiness of Magnason’s oversized imagination is invigorating."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

LoveStar, the enigmatic and obsessively driven founder of the LoveStar corporation, has unlocked the key to transmitting data... Read more





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