12 rights sold for THE LITTLE SHOP OF NIGHTMARES SERIES!

Magdalena Hai and Teemu Juhani’s quirky and hilarious early reader’s series The Little Shop of Nightmares has now been sold to Romanian publisher Editura Univers which is the 12th deal for this wonderful series!

We are also very glad to introduce the 3rd part of the series – being published in Finland this summer  – that will feature a well-meaning but horribly clumsy snowman. Materials for the 3rd book: Sticky the Horrible Snowman are coming soon!

Click here to request full illustrated English pdfs for the 2 first parts!

„The Little Shop of Nightmares is a great series that could become a classic.  It has funny, expressive and detailed illustrations and fascinating stories. Recommended to children of all ages who love to be scared and to laugh at the adventures of little Nina among vampires, ghosts and other creatures.”
– Diana Crupenschi, Editura Univers, Romania

We are very excited to be the Czech publisher of this slightly scary but absolutely lovely series. We can’t wait to invite our smallest readers to the charming fantasy world of the Little Shop of Nightmares.
Jana Michalikova, Editor, Euromedia, Czech Republic

We are very happy to discover The Little Shop of Nightmares. It is a fun series ideal for children who have recently begun to read independently. With its hilariously captivating narratives and quirky illustrations, the books present a whole exciting world for the target audience.
Piret Veigel, Publisher, Postimees Publishing, Estonia

The Little Shop of Nightmares by Magdalena Hai and Teemu Juhani is a new early readers’ series about a strange little shop and its employees – who are even stranger.

Book 1: The Terrible Tickling Powder
WSOY 2018, 64 pp.
Full English PDF

Book 2: The Lost Teeth
WSOY 2019, 64 pp.
Full English PDF

Book 3: Sticky the Horrible Snowman
WSOY Summer 2020, 64 pp.
English materials are available soon!

Click here to request reading materials!

Rights sold (LITTLE SHOP OF NIGHTMARES SERIES):

FINLAND:
WSOY (orig.)

CZECH REPUBLIC:
Euromedia (Book 1-2)
DENMARK:
Vild Maskine (Book 1-2)
ESTONIA:
Postimees Publishing (Book 1-2)
GERMANY:
Egmont Schneiderbuch (Book 1-2)
HUNGARY:
Cerkabella (Book 1-2)
LATVIA:
Latvijas Mediji (Book 1)
NETHERLANDS:
De Vier Windstreken (Book 1-2)
NORWAY:
Fontini (Book 1-2)
ROMANIA:
Editura Univers (Book 1-3)
RUSSIA:
Teenbooks Publishing / Kompas Guide (Book 1-2)
SWEDEN:
Hegas (Book 1-2)
TURKEY:
Epsilon (Book 1-2)

Magdalena Hai


Magdalena Hai is a lover of cross genre fiction and all things strange, and her fiction often combines elements of sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Besides writing Hai teaches writing and is an active member and editor in the publishing co-operative Osuuskumma.

Teemu Juhani


TEEMU JUHANI (born 1987) equals Finnish illustrator, comic artist and graphic designer currently based in London, UK. Born and raised in a land of snow and northern lights, he grew up reading comics, holding pencil in his hand and dreaming of superhuman powers. Teemu has studied graphic design and illustration at Karelia University of Applied Sciences in Finland and Academie Minerva in the Netherlands. Currently he’s working as a freelance illustrator and designer and creating his first children’s book and graphic novel.