The Most Beautiful Story
By Brynjulf Jung Tjønn (Author), Øyvind Torseter (Illustrator), Kari Dickson (Translator)
In an intricate tale of tragic loss and fervent hope, a loving sister seeks help from a compassionate, magical entity who uses the wonder of story to revive memories of a lost sibling.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Mildred L. Batchelder Award 2022 (Honor Title), Notable Children's Books 2022
- Age: Younger
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9781592703500
Published by Enchanted Lion Books. Originally published in Norwegian in 2016 as “Den Finaste Historia."
From the 2022 Batchelder Committee: This carefully crafted picture book is an intricate tale of tragic loss and fervent hope as loving sister Vera seeks help from a compassionate, magical entity who uses the wonder of story to bring the memories of a lost sibling back to life.
“Thought-provoking narrative entwined with emotive illustrations create an enchanting story that can be appreciated by children of all ages” said Marie LeJeune, chair, Batchelder Committee.