I, Mauri Kunnas (Minä, Mauri Kunnas)

The beloved children’s author celebrates 30 years of drawing

Illustrator, comic book artist and author Mauri Kunnas (born 1950 in Vammala) is already an institution in Finland, and his whimsical humour appeals to children and adults around the world. His illustrated children’s picture books have been translated into almost 30 languages. How did a small-town kid who liked to play at Robin Hood become a successful, world-famous author? This long-awaited biography of Finland’s most popular picture-book author and illustrator is a celebration of imagination. The reader travels with the artist on a fun and unusual trip to learn the origins of beloved drawn characters and lively tales.



184 pages / 210 x 290 mm / 2009 / Four-colour illustrations