The Darkenstar is a fantasy adventure or ages 10-13, dealing with themes of creativity, loss, and the challenges of adapting to a new language and culture. The original Swedish edition has received excellent reviews and has been read in hundreds of classrooms across the country, with positive results. As one teacher wrote after using it in Swedish year six (ages 12-13), “The Darkenstar is superb. It has made my students want to read.”
Download the teacher’s guide for years 6-8 here. (British school system, ages 11-13)
Would you like a free pdf copy of The Darkenstar for classroom use? Please fill out the following form, and the file will be sent to the provided e-mail within 1-2 days. If you are interested in ordering a class set (3.50 GBP or 4.50 USD/hardback book plus shipping for 10+ books), or if you would like to receive a physical sample copy free of charge, please indicate this under “comments/questions”. Ordering instructions will be sent or questions answered within 1-2 days.
An epub version can be downloaded here:
UK readers can order individual copies of the hardcover edition here.
US and international readers can order them here.