The Lost City

Original title: Kadonnut kaupunki

Published: 2019

Publisher: Otava

Class/genre: Middle-Grade

Pages: 200

Book 2: The Lost City

Hugo and Lydia are looking for a boy they met on a beach. Suddenly they get pulled into the ocean by beautiful mist horses. They find themselves in Marepolis, an ancient lost city under the water.

Mila Teräs

MILA TERÄS has written several books for children, young adults and adults, and been nominated for the prestigious Finlandia Junior and Topelius prizes. She often incorporates fantasy and historical elements into her realistic work.

Mila Teräs has been nominated for several prizes, like for the prestigious Topelius Prize in 2006 & 2013, and for the Anni Polva Prize in 2013. She was shortlisted for IBBY honors list 2007, and her and Karoliina Pertamo’s previous collaborations were nominated for the most renowned children’s literary prize in Finland, the Finlandia Prize, in 2014 and 2015.

Two books from Mila Teräs’ middle-grade Telma series have been translated into German. She has written for kids, youngsters and adults.


Mila Teräs

The Fox Who Painted the Sky

2017, Picture Book

Mila Teräs

The Duskspinner

2015, Picture Book

Mila Teräs

The Witch Mirror

2016, Middle-Grade

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