Ævar Þór Benediktsson


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Ævar Þór Benediktsson

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Since 2014, Ævar has been one of the most popular authors in Iceland. He has won several awards for his work, including the Icelandic Children's Book Awards, The Bookseller's Awards and a special award, by the Ministry of culture and education, in recognition of his contribution to work on the Icelandic language.
He was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize for Children and YA Books in 2016 (for The Robot Attack) and in 2017 (for Your Very Own Fairy Tale) and was finalist and first International Selection of the DeBary Outstanding Children’s Book Awards 2016 (for Dinosaurs in Reykjavik). In 2017 Ævar was chosen as one of the Aarhus39 - a collection of the 39 best emerging writers for young people from across Europe. On top of that
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Average rating: 4.36 · 235 ratings · 13 reviews · 20 distinct works
Þín eigin þjóðsaga

4.20 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2014
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Þín eigin goðsaga

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Risaeðlur í Reykjavík

4.27 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Þín eigin hrollvekja

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Vélmennaárásin

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Þitt eigið ævintýri

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Gestir utan úr geimnum

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Ofurhetjuvíddin

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Þitt eigið tímaferðalag

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4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010
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Þín eigin hrollvekja

Hún er komin út! Skellið ykkur út í næstu búð og nælið ykkur í eintak. Útgáfuboð 29. október, þar sem öllum er boðið. Plaköt, bókamerki, drauganammi og hrekkjavökubúningakeppni. Sjáumst þar!

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“Risastór stjarna, miklu stærri en við getum ímyndað okkur, sprakk í þúsund, milljón mola. Rykið úr henni þeyttist á methraða út um allt og lét ekkert stoppa sig – svolítið eins og Íslendingar á útsölu!”
Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Gestir utan úr geimnum

“Það er alltaf ljótt að gera grín að fólki – jafnvel þótt það sé bara að reyna að lyfta ketti.”
Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Þín eigin goðsaga

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

“Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.”
Kurt Vonnegut

“Risastór stjarna, miklu stærri en við getum ímyndað okkur, sprakk í þúsund, milljón mola. Rykið úr henni þeyttist á methraða út um allt og lét ekkert stoppa sig – svolítið eins og Íslendingar á útsölu!”
Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Gestir utan úr geimnum

“Það er alltaf ljótt að gera grín að fólki – jafnvel þótt það sé bara að reyna að lyfta ketti.”
Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Þín eigin goðsaga

“If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

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Þessi hópur er vettvangur fyrir umræðu um bækur og allt sem viðkemur þeim. Hér verða líka fréttir af nýjum bókum og spennandi lestrarefni í Borgarbóka ...more



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