Svein Nyhus

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Who is Svein Nyhus?

Svein Nyhus is a Norwegian illustrator and writer of children's books.

Svein Nyhus was born in Tønsberg as the twin brother of caricaturist Egil Nyhus. He took his education at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry from 1981 to 1985.

Svein Nyhus has illustrated his own texts as well as books by his wife, Norwegian poet Gro Dahle. His own books include Drømmemaskinen, Pappa!, Verden har ingen hjørner, Lille Lu og Trollmannen Bulibar, Ingen and Jeg!, Opp og ut and Sånt som er. In 2004 he illustrated Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns, a picture book written by Princess Märtha Louise of Norway. His books have been translated into several languages.

In 2013 Svein Nyhus illustrated What Does the Fox Say?, a children's picture book based on Ylvis's YouTube hit The Fox.

Illustration from Svein Nyhus' picture book Pappa!, 1998

Cover of the Chinese edition of Svein Nyhus' picture book Verden har ingen hjørner, 1999

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Born
Jan 23, 1962
Tønsberg
Nationality
  • Norway
Profession
Lived in
  • Tønsberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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