Svein Nyhus in 2005
23 January 1962 |
|Occupation||Illustrator, 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.
- Drømmemaskinen ("The Dreammachine", 1995),
- Pappa! ("Daddy!", 1998),
- Verden har ingen hjørner ("The World Has No Corners", 1999),
- Lille Lu og Trollmannen Bulibar ("Little Lu And Bulibar The Wizard", 2001),
- Ingen ("Nobody", 2002) and Jeg! ("Me!", 2004),
- Opp og ut ("Up And Away", 2008) and
- Sånt som er ("Things That Are", 2010).
His books have been translated into several languages; In 2004 he illustrated Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns, a picture book written by Princess Märtha Louise of Norway. In 2013 Svein Nyhus illustrated What Does the Fox Say?, a children's picture book based on Ylvis's YouTube hit The Fox. The book debuted before Christmas at number one on the New York Times Best Seller list.
- Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Svein Nyhus". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 January 2010.
- www.billboard.com 2013-12-19: Ylvis Hits No. 1 on Children's Best Seller List With 'Fox' Book
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