Amos ja sumupuu (Amos and the Fog-tree) is a children’s picture book written and illustrated by Ilja Karsikas. It is a strong and sensitive story about Amos’ and his grandad’s and father’s adventure in the mysterious Fog-tree. The book puts into words and pictures a child’s conflicting emotions when a parent falls ill with depression.
Amos ja sumupuu in media:
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Ilja Karsikas is an illustrator, designer and picture book author, based in Helsinki, Finland. Ilja has been working as a professional illustrator since 2003 when he graduated from Lahti Institute of Design. His unique illustrations has been published in magazines, posters, stamps, books and record covers and childrens books among others. Ilja’s new book “Amos ja sumupuu” was released on April 2017.
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Human Rights Centre in Finland
Finnish Transport Agency
Publishing houses: Etana Editions, Tammi, Gummerus, Nemo, WSOY
Communication agencies: Both, Dialogi, Dynamo, Pohjoisranta Oy, Revolver, 358
Record companies: Universal Finland, Suomen Musiikki, Fullsteam Records.
Companies: Elisa, Kemira, Wärtsilä, Stockmann, etc.