Maja Lunde (b. 1975) is a Norwegian author and screenwriter. She was born and raised in Oslo where she still lives with her husband and three children. Lunde has written five books for children and young adults. She has also written scripts for Norwegian television, including for the children’s series Barnas supershow (“The Children’s Super Show”), the drama series Hjem (“Home”) and the comedy series Side om Side (“Side by Side”). All of these have been great audience successes. The History of Bees (2015) is her first novel for adults. It recieved massive attention when it was first presented at the London Book Fair (Spring 2015), and was sold to seven languages before the book was launched.
On The History of Bees:
"Maja Lunde has written an exceptional and important novel which will awaken both joy and anxiety in the reader."
(Arne Hugo Stølan, VG)
Selected bibliography & translations
|Year||Norwegian title||English Title||Rights sold to||Foreign publisher|
|2016||Snill, snillere, snillest. Verdens kuleste gjeng 3||The World's Coolest Kids - Kind, kinder, kindest||
|2016||Baluba på leirskole. Verdens kuleste gjeng 4.||The World's Coolest Kids - School Camp Frenzy||
|2015||Sceneskrekk. Verdens kuleste gjeng 1||The World's Coolest Kids - Stage Fright||
|2015||Bienes historie||The History of Bees||
|2015||Kokkekaos. Verdens kuleste gjeng 2||The World's Coolest Kids - Masterchef Chaos||
|2012||Over grensen||Border Crossing||