David Sundin

David Sundin (b. 1976) is a Swedish comedian, screenwriter, actor and television show host, not to mention a silver medalist in the Swedish Championship in Puns. Having thoroughly charmed the grown populace of Sweden, Sundin finally set out to entertain the pickiest audience of all: kids. In 2020, he made his children’s books debut with The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read. This unruly, mischievous and utterly entertaining book became the most sold children’s title of 2020.

Awards

Swedish Bookseller's Award (Children's book of the year) Sweden – Boken som inte ville bli läst The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read 2021
Adlibris Award (Best Children’s, Ages 0-6) Sweden – Boken som inte ville bli läst The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read 2020
Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards (Best Children’s) Sweden 2020
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David Sundin winner of the Swedish Booksellers’ Award

David Sundin’s The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read has been awarded with the Swedish Booksellers’ 2020 Award for Children’s Book of Year. The non-profit association is comprised of book retailer employees, and has since 1951 on an annual basis voted forth the “Swedish author, who with their book has bestowed them with the greatest sense of entertainment and personal satisfaction.”

 

 

 

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‘The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read’ No. 1 in Sweden

David Sundin’s immeasurably popular The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read is No. 1 also on week 12’s official Swedish bestseller list for children’s books.

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New Author: David Sundin

David Sundin (b. 1976) is a Swedish comedian, screenwriter, actor and television show host, not to mention a silver medalist in the Swedish Championship in Puns. Having thoroughly charmed the grown populace of Sweden, Sundin finally set out to entertain the pickiest audience of all: kids. In 2020, he made his children’s books debut with The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read. This unruly, mischievous and utterly entertaining book became the most sold children’s title of 2020.

The Storytel Awards 2020

The nominees for 2020’s Storytel Awards have been announced. Previously known as the Grand Audiobook Prize, the Storytel Awards have been handed out to the best audio books in Sweden since 2007. The awards are split into five categories: Suspense, Fiction, Non-fiction, YA, and Children’s books.

Among the nominees for the Suspense award are: Kristina Ohlsson’s Storm Watch, Anders Roslund’s Sweet Dreams, Stina Jackson’s The Last Snow, Lars Kepler’s The Mirror Man, and Hans Rosenfeldt’s When Crying Wolf.

Simona Arhnstedt’s Hearts on the Line meanwhile features on the list of Fiction nominees, and Björn Natthiko Lindeblad’s I May Be Wrong on the Non-fiction list.

David Sundin’s audiobook adaptation of his bestselling debut, The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read, is in the running for the Children’s books’ award. In its audio form, the book is called The Audiobook That Did Not Want To End.

Fans will be able to vote for their favorites till February 28, after which a jury will pick a winner among the three candidates with the most votes in each category.

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Björn Natthiko Lindeblad, David Sundin and Lars Kepler winners of the Adlibris Awards 2020

Adlibris, the leading book retailer in the Nordic countries, has announced the winners of its Adlibris Awards 2020. A total of 30.000 people participated in the vote this year, crowning nine winners in as many categories. Björn Natthiko Lindeblad and I May Be Wrong triumphed in the non-fiction category, claiming the title of “Non-fiction Book of the Year.” David Sundin’s debut and instant classic, The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read, won in the “Children’s Books Ages 0-6” category. Lars Kepler lastly won the coveted title of “Crime Novel of the Year” with their The Mirror Man.