PRANKENSTEIN by Kaisa Paasto and illustrated by Mari Ahokoivu sold to Poland!

We are back from Bologna book fair and are happy to report that Publishing House Greg has snapped up the Polish rights to PRANKENSTEIN by Kaisa Paasto and illustrated by Mari Ahokoivu! This deal was closed by Anna Kappauf at Elina Ahlback Agency.

Publishing House Greg is a children’s books publisher publishing children’s and YA titles from the classics to more contemporary titles as well as educational books for children.

PRANKENSTEIN was creating a nice buzz during Bologna book fair – the funny and heartwarming story, fresh black-and-white illustrations, and relatively short text with appeal for reluctant and first time readers seemed to tick many boxes of what editors were looking for across all territories!

And we have a full English sample translation for you to read!

Download the English materials for PRANKENSTEIN here!

Tammi, 2024, 112 pp.

Reading material:
Full English translation
Finnish edition

Rights sold:
FINLAND: Tammi (orig.)
Poland: Greg

About author

Kaisa Paasto

Kaisa Paasto spent her childhood in the north of Finland and now lives in Espoo with her husband, two children, bunnies and a shih tzu. Kaisa has a master’s degree in Comparative Literature and has previously worked as translator, content specialist and entrepreneur. Apart from the Anni books she has published domestic thrillers for adults by Storytel Original.

About author

Mari Ahokoivu

Mari Ahokoivu is a Finnish illustrator and a comics artist. She’s been drawing professionally for over 10 years, mainly drawing graphic novels and comics for children, including Sanni & Joonas and Lola Olifante. Ahokoivu loves everything cute and scary. She lives and works in Copenhagen. 

Mari Ahokoivu won the Puupäähattu Comic Book Award 2023, and together with Laura Ertimo, they won the Tieto-Lauri Award 2022 and were nominated for the Finlandia Prize 2021 for WHERE DID THE ANIMALS GO?!