Winner of the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize 2018
Winner of MGIP Book Award 2017
Winner of the Silver Award from ICMA (International Creative Award for Books) 2017
Bob is intrigued by what might be on the other side of the tree. Only once has he been by the tree to have a look, but he didn’t dare go further. Bob’s friend Hilbert claims that he’s been on the other side of the tree several times. He even says that he’s flown around the world using his own wings, despite him being a dog. Bob isn’t quite sure what to believe…
Oskarsson’s approach to both illustration and storytelling is rather freewheeling. His ability to convey the complexities of human perspective and emotions through captivating, witty illustrations is why his work is being so widely translated. Some of his work can be read in English, Swedish, Danish, Slovenian, French, German, Polish, English, Norwegian and Icelandic.