New sales for Little Mouse series and The Little Shop of Nightmares

Rahva Raamat has acquired the Estonian rights to The Little Mouse series by Riikka Jäntti. Their 6-book-offer included the upcoming part Little Mouse’s Summer which will be published in 2020.

“A mischevious little mouse and such a patient, loving and down to earth mother. You deserve to read all the books to yourself and to all the children in your life.”
 Dea Oidekivi, Publisher, Rahva Raamat AS, Estonia

English materials available for books 1-5. Click here to request samples


In Sweden, Hegas has bought rights to the first 2 books of Magdalena Hai’s hilarious horror series: The Little Shop of Nightmares. Teemu Juhani’s colorful illustrations make the story come to live, and the story takes readers to a mystical little shop where 9-year-old Nina works. Perfect for early readers!

Click here to request reading materials for The Little Shop of Nightmares.

Rights sold (Little Mouse): 
FINLAND, Tammi (orig.)

AUSTRALIA, Scribble/Scribe
CHINA, Beijing Yuntu Tech
ESTONIA, Rahva Raamat
NEPAL, Kathalaya
NEW ZEALAND, Scribble/Scribe
UK, Scribble/Scribe


Rights sold (Little Shop of Nightmares)
RUSSIA, The Teenbook Publishing/KompasGuide

About author

Magdalena Hai

Magdalena Hai is an award-winning author, lover of cross-genre fiction and all things strange. Her fiction often combines elements of sci-fi, fantasy and horror.

Her Little Shop of Nightmares series has been sold to 30 territories around the world. Among Hai's many accolades are winning the Finlandia Prize for children's and YA literature and the Finnish Literary Export Prize, and being nominated  the Nordic Council Children & Young People's Literature Prize.

Besides being an author, Hai teaches writing and is an active member and editor in the publishing co-operative Osuuskumma.

About author

Riikka Jäntti

Riikka Jäntti, a 2003 graduate of University of Industrial Art of Helsinki, now part of Aalto University, is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author who has created art for both nonfiction and fairy tale books for children. Her first children’s book was published in 2005. Jäntti is best known for the adorable Little Mouse series that has publishers in 20 territories, including Australia, Nepal, and China!

In her illustrations, she uses pen and ink as well as watercolor and gouache. In 2009 Jäntti won the first-ever Tieto-Lauri, an award for children’s and juvenile non-fiction, for her illustrations in Viidakkotanssi (Jungle Dance). The book was written by Markku Löytönen about the explorer Rafael Karsten in Ecuador.