Challenges the norm for children and YA books
Children's books – The Ghost Savior series
Children's books - The Filix Wood Series
Childen’s books – standalones
Rights and awards
Rights for Filix Wood
Rights for The Ghost Saviors
Rights for standalones
Awards & Nominations
2023 – My New Friend Håken shortlisted for Crimetime Award 2023 in category “Best Children’s Crime”
2015 – Hide and Seek – The Children’s Library Award
Petrus Dahlin debuted in 2004 and has now written around forty books for children and teenagers in the genres detective novels, thrillers, fantasy and horror.
Petrus Dahlin is one of Sweden’s most successful authors for children and teenagers. As a child he used to “read” tons of comics magazines, long before he had the skill of reading the texts. To draw comics fanzines was therefore a natural thing to do, and he never had a dream to become an author. The illustrating took him to the field of advertising, marketing and information, which is in some way a type of story-telling where you have a couple of seconds to say something catchy enough to make people listen. However, he found it too shallow and the fascination to scare others, which he had already as a child, led him to become an author.
Since the debut Petrus Dahlin has written around 40 books for children and teenagers in the genres detective novels, thrillers, fantasy and horror. Since 2010 he writes full-time and every year he meets no less than 2 500-3 000 children on his numerous authors visits to schools and libraries. His fan club among the young readers is enormous and his post box is filled with fan mails. For the last ten years he has had at least one title on the top list when the voting for the winner in the “The Children’s Library Award” (a Swedish national website promoting reading) takes place, and 2015 he won with Hide and Seek. Petrus Dahlin is also a member of The Swedish Academy for Children’s Books.
BIBLIOGRAPHY CHILDREN AND YA FICTION
The Ghost Saviors
2023 – The Ghost Saviors 4 – The Angry Ghost (Det arga spöket), children’s book (6-9)
2022 – The Ghost Saviors 3 – The Cuddly Ghost (Det gosiga spöket), children’s book (6-9)
2022 – The Ghost Saviors 2 – The Scared Ghost (Det rädda spöket), children’s book (6-9)
2022 – The Ghost Saviors 1 – The Trapped Ghost (Det instängda spöket), children’s book (6-9)
2021 – Filix Wood 3 – The Power of the Shadows (I skuggornas våld), children’s novel (9-12)
2020 – Filix Wood 2 – The Night of the Greedy Dogs (Filix Wood 2 – De giriga hundarnas natt), children’s novel (9-12)
2019 – Filix Wood 1 – Survival of the Weakest (Filix Wood 1 – Bara den svagaste överlever), children’s novel (9-12)
Petrus Dahlin is one of Sweden’s most popular children’s and YA authors and has written over 40 books, one of the popular series is about Charlie Chipped (Kalle Skavank). Please ask for full biography.
“One of Sweden’s best horror author for children.”
Dagens Nyheter / SWE
“Writing responsive and taking the children seriously.”
Bibliotekstjänst / SWE
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