Recent Children’s Deals and Happy Easter Wishes

We are happy to announce that the Hungarian children’s book publisher Kolibri has bought the rights to two books in Tiina Nopola and Mervi Lindman’s Siri series: Siri and Her New Friends and Siri makes a Goal. The Arabic rights to Mervi Lindman’s picture book Memmuli Runs Away to the Circus were sold to the Lebanese publishing house Asala Publishers.

Other recent children’s book deals include Esko-Pekka Tiitinen and Nikolai Tiitinen’s The Drops of Life and Tove Appelgren and Salla Savolainen’s Sleep Now, Vesta-Linnea to Bhashantar in Bangladesh.

Sample translations and reading copies available, please contact the agency!

The Elina Ahlbäck Literary Agency wishes Happy Easter Holidays to everyone!

Mervi Lindman


Mervi Lindman (b.1971) is a much-loved illustrator whose cheerful artworks have been published in 15 different countries to date. Lindman’s illustrations have been regularly appraised by critics and public alike, and she has received several grants to support her art work.