English Excerpts from ‘Viima’, by Seita Parkkola

I was hired recently to translate excerpts from ‘Viima’ (WSOY, 2006), a Finnish children’s book by Seita Parkkola. The book is just the kind of book I would have liked when I was 10 or 12 years old. It has cruel teachers, an abandoned factory, and children moving around unnoticed through the anonymity of the city. It was recently nominated for the Junior Finlandia Prize, which is like the Newberry Award of Finland.

Viima, by Seita Parkkola

Excerpts from ‘Viima’

More children’s books

~ by lolarusa on November 26, 2006.

One Response to “English Excerpts from ‘Viima’, by Seita Parkkola”

  1. “Viima.” Spooky! The cliffhanger at the end leaves you wanting more.

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