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Ingmar and the Sea

Mari Teede

  • Illustrator: Marja-Liisa Plats
  • Tänapäev
  • 2023, 128 pp
  • ISBN: 9789916173954
  • storybook, fiction
  • Age: 8+
How can your whole life already be decided for you, leaving no option but to come to terms with it? When your parents get divorced, then they’re the ones who decide that you’re going to live with your mom, not your dad. They decide you’re going to move from your wonderful apartment to a beat-up old house by the sea where your grandpa used to live. They decide you’re going to go to a totally new school where you don’t know anyone. Ingmar finds consolation on the shore, where the softly lapping waves, sea birds, polished bits of glass lying in the sand, and paths winding through the reeds look different every day. Alas, he thinks, it’s all still not enough to feel safe and happy once again.