Sunday Story Hour – Norwegian & Icelandic
Storyteller is Rán Flygenring.
The whole family is welcome to a Norwegian – Icelandic Sunday Story Hour at the Children´s Library at the Nordic house. The artist, illustrator and writer Rán Flygenring reads in Icelandic from the book Birds(Fuglar) that she co-created with Hjörleifur Hjartarson. In Norwegian she will read from the book The King of the forest – everything you need to know about moose by Line Halsnes. (Skogens Konge – alt du trenger å vite om elgen). After the reading, Rán will invite guests to take part in drawing exercises involving birds and elgs that she has specially made for this story hour!
Rán has a Norwegian and Icelandic root, born in Oslo and grew up in Reykjavik. She works as an independent illustrator and author, sometimes in Reykjavík and sometimes around the world. She has published nearly 20 books in Iceland and Germany, both independently and in collaboration with other authors and the books have been translated in many different languages. She has also done “fast drawings” during conferences and meetings, used drawing analyzation in strategic planning and equality matters. She is also a painter and has painted murals, stamps, and beer cans. She founded a Puffin hotel – as an art project, has drawn city planning solutions and directed videos. Rán has received various awards for her works.