Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas
by Nora Surojegin, Finland.
Illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, Finland.
On a gloomy Finnish winter's day, little Otto finds a postcard of the night sky saying The Light of Christmas. Otto travels through dark forests and skis toward the fells of Lapland in search of this special brightness, and along the way he meets the mighty Kekri, king of the forest, Niiu, a beautiful leaf fairy, a hungry badger, a friendly bear and the infamous Ironworm. Will he find the mysterious light, and will Christmas brighten Otto's winter?
Hardcover, 102pp. 2010/2016