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Nordic Tales / COMMISSION

By UllaThynell
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So excited to reveal this book illustration project that kept me busy the entire last fall: Nordic Tales from Chronicle Books – traditional folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark.

The book will be released in August 2019 (and you can already preorder it on Amazon). :)

Publisher: Chronicle Books (USA)
Illustrations: Ulla Thynell
Graphic design: Maggie Edelman


Illustrations are a mixture of traditional and digital media.
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ThePsych0naut's avatar
I love the surreal minimalism in your art
Baureal's avatar
I guess there won't be a french traduction of your book ?...
UllaThynell's avatar
Unfortunately I don't think there will be any translations for the book, at least I haven't heard of any such plans yet! To be clear - this is not my book, the publisher just hired to make custom illustrations for it. :) "Nordic Tales" is part of the ongoing "Tales" book series by Chronicle Books (USA). The stories in the book are old versions of actual folk tales.
AppleSin's avatar
OMG I want this! so cool illustrations and I love everything nordic <3
UllaThynell's avatar
Thanks so much! :heart:
HelevornArt's avatar
Absolutely amazing, I love this to bits! :heart: Congratulations for the wonderful and original work!
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vya's avatar
Oh my god, congrats!!! It looks amazing! :heart:
UllaThynell's avatar
Thank you so much!!
toedeledoki's avatar
What an absolutely stunning cover! :heart:
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Kirschpraline's avatar
Aww, oh my, this looks amazing and I love nordic tales - I'll definitely buy it <3
UllaThynell's avatar
Thank you so much! <3 <3
Minakosplay's avatar
Congratulations, it's beautiful !
IDW-Chen's avatar
Super excited to read!
JuliaHyde's avatar
A M A Z I N G!
I love folklor myths and stories! And this style is sooo cute!
UllaThynell's avatar
Thank you for the heads up: I look forward to receiving this beautiful book in August! 
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