Mari Ahokoivu (b. 1984) 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.
2022, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)
2021, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)
2020, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)
- 26.04.2022 Three new Children’s deals!
- 04.04.2022 I’LL BECOME A RESEARCHER sold to Latvia! First international sale for this Children’s Non-Fiction title!
- 02.03.2022 WHERE DID THE ANIMALS GO sold to Hungary!
- 01.02.2022 Estonian rights sold for WHERE DID THE ANIMALS GO
- 27.01.2022 German rights sold for the award-winning WHERE DID THE ANIMALS GO
- 26.01.2022 ‘Where Did the Animals Go – Travelling Through Time With Lotta and Kasper’ wins the Tieto-Lauri prize for Children’s and YA nonfiction!
- 08.12.2021 German rights for WEIRD WEATHER now pre-empted!
- 10.11.2021 ‘Where Did the Animals Go – Travelling Through Time With Lotta and Kasper’ nominated for Finlandia Prize for Children’s and Youth Literature
- 12.04.2021 Now 16 rights sold for WEIRD WEATHER!
- 05.02.2021 EALA Spring 2021 Children’s Rights Guide
- 19.01.2021 LITTLE SHOP OF NIGHTMARES series sold to Lithuania, WEIRD WEATHER to Denmark!
- 16.12.2020 Latvian rights sold for WEIRD WEATHER! Turkish for ENCHANTED PLANET EARTH!
- 20.04.2020 MARESI is now sold to 24 territories! Excellent reviews for LITTLE MOUSE’S SUMMER, AGNES and ENCHANTED PLANET EARTH!
- 02.04.2020 WEIRD WEATHER will be published in the United States on Earth Day 2021!
- 09.01.2020 New year’s sales for WEIRD WEATHER and MONSTER NANNY trilogy!
- 11.12.2019 10th foreign sale for WEIRD WEATHER! Slovak rights to IKAR!
- 06.12.2019 3 new children’s deals: Weird Weather, Princess Rascal and Monster Nanny!
- 20.11.2019 3 New children’s non-fiction deals: Weird Weather, What is Night and What is Water!
- 30.10.2019 Weird Weather sold to Hungary!
- 24.10.2019 Frankfurt Children’s Deals: Weird Weather, Agnes, Little Shop of Nightmares