First sales for WHERE ARE YOU!

We are happy to give you a small positive update today!

Estonian rights to children’s science series, WHERE ARE YOU?, have been acquired by Avita – the largest educational publisher in Estonia.

WHERE ARE YOU is the first title of a Mini Science series for 2-6 year-olds, that helps children understand the world of science in small easily digestible bits. We follow Plop, a little creature who guides us through space to the Earth and from there to the human DNA and finally to the world of atoms.

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Laura Ertimo – is a geographer and author of several non-fiction titles who specializes in the interaction between phenomena, people and nature.Her previous children’s book about climate change WEIRD WEATHER (Into 2019) has sold to already 14 countries.

WHERE ARE YOU has adorable illustrations by Sanna Pelliccionigraphic designer and biologist. Look at the sample pages below.




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About author

Laura Ertimo

Laura Ertimo is a geographer and author. She has previously worked in publishing of geography-related non-fiction and maps, and now she writes full time, specializing in children’s non-fiction. A recurring theme in her work is the holistic worldview, the interaction between phenomena, people and nature.

In 2020, she received the prestigious Tietopöllö Award for her work as a Non-Fiction writer. Her children's title WHERE DID THE ANIMALS GO, illustrated by Mari Ahokoivu, was nominated for the 2021 Finlandia Award and has also won the Tieto-Lauri award!

About author

Sanna Pelliccioni

Sanna Pelliccioni is a Finnish illustrator, graphic designer and children’s author living in Helsinki with her Finnish-Italian family. An awarded illustrator, Pelliccioni has been e.g. honoured with being the only Finn named on the IBBY honour list 2022. Pelliccioni utilizes many different techniques in her illustrations, some of her favourites are collage and mixed techniques. She studied Arts and Illustration in Bologna and Macerata, Italy, and Graphic Design at the Pekka Halonen Institute in Finland.

She loves illustrating picture books and poems and making graphic design for book covers and her own books. She also writes for children and young people and concerning the themes of books she’s especially interested in equality, indigenous people, myths and taboos, forest and nature. Pelliccioni is mostly known for her Onni-poika picture book series which started in 2007 and contains 15 books so far.

​Pelliccioni collaborates with authors writing for children and young people and works with many Finnish editors. Some of her books have been translated to Chinese, Korean, Arabic, English and Swedish, Turkish and Estonian.