Simplified Chinese rights to Kirsi Kunnas’ IT HAPPENED IN TUMPKIN LAND sold!
Simplified Chinese rights to Kirsi Kunnas’ IT HAPPENED IN TUMPKIN LAND (Tapahtui Tiitiäisen maassa, WSOY 2018), illustrated by Christel Rönns, have sold to Daylight Publishing House. The book is a collection of Kunnas’ most beloved jewels of Finnish children’s poetry.
Kunnas (1924 – 2021), known for her brilliance and linguistic virtuosity, is a Finnish national treasure, loved by young and old alike. Her poetry is characterized by joy, playfulness, wonder, courage and open-mindedness. All these attributes also applied to Kirsi Kunnas herself.