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My Heart is Laughing

$19.50 NZD

The standalone sequel to the acclaimed illustrated chapter book, My Happy Life (a New York Times Notable Children’s Book).

Rose Lagercrantz explores themes of school, bullying and friendship.

Dani’s been trying her best to stay happy ever since her best friend Ella moved away. But when some girls in Dani’s class start being cruel to her, it starts a chain of rather unhappy events… It would all be okay if only Ella would move back.

This is an early chapter book with line drawings by Eva Eriksson on every page. It is the second book in the My Happy Life series but can be read on its own.


  • Written by Rose Lagercrantz
  • Illustrated by Eva Eriksson
  • Published by Gecko Press
  • Reader Age: 6-8 year


Rose Lagercrantz is a popular Swedish author of books for children as well as for adults. Her first book was published in 1973. She has received many of the top Swedish literary awards, including the August Prize and the Astrid Lindgren Prize.


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