GREAT JOBAL FROM KROKJALA - Book 1
THE BEWITCHED BAG
(Stor-Jobal från Krokjala - Skräcksäcken)

Emil Maxén

Inspired by places and cultural landscapes along the Indalsälven river, as well as by old folk tales, the film Dunderklumpen and medieval fabel animals, the illustrator Emil Maxén has created a horror series for all ages with the roots in the unfruitful soil of Sweden’s middle North.

The big-nosed hermit and half-troll Stor-Jobal survives by plundering deserted houses in the godforsaken countryside of Inälvsdalen. Everyone in the countryside fear him. One day he happens to steal a spellbag with the power to mix together all the animal materia you put into it. With the help of the enchanted bag, Stor-Jobal is soon on his way to become a rich and powerful man in the village, but not without some complications …

71 pages

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New Swedish Books from The Swedish Art’s Council

When the first book about Stor-Jobal was published the Swedish Art’s Council presented it in their prestigious editon of New Swedish books. Note, go to page 74 in the pdf.

http://www.e-magin.se/paper/4rgg30ns/paper/1

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