Lisen Adbåge

Lisen Adbåge
January 4, 2016 Carin Bacho

Lisen Adbåge

Lisen Adbåge, born in Linköping in 1982, is an illustrator and author. She published her first picture book, Ellen & Bebis (Ellen & Baby), with Eriksson & Lindgren in 2000. Among her own best-known books there are those about Koko and Bosse.

Lisen has also illustrated other authors’ texts and contributed in several anthologies. Together with Petter Lidbeck she won 2004 the Bokjuryn 1st prize for Kan man…? (Can you…?) and in 2014 she received with Grethe Rottböll the same prize again for Hästfesten (The Horse Party). Lisen was among the 31 illustrators who represented Sweden at the Children’s Book Fair in Bologna in 2013.

In 2016 came Lisen’s and Emma Adbåge’s first common project,  Halsen rapar, hjärtat slår (The Throat Burps, the Heart Beats), for which they were awarded the prestigious Lennar Hellsing prize.

Books by Lisen Adbåge