Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

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Sigrún Eldjárn

Barna– og ungmennabækur Children – YA Hungarian Swedish Sænska Ungverska

Sigrún Eldjárn has written and illustrated high on fifty children's books. She was the first author to receive the IBBY Iceland Prize Sögusteinn for her literary career in 2007, having received up to that point several awards and recognition for her work, among others the Reykjavik Children's Literature Prize three times and nominations to the H.C. Andersen Award and The Nordic Council Children's Literature Prize. Sigrún Eldjárn received the Cross of the Order of the Falcon for her contribution to culture for children in Iceland.

Works in translation

  • Sigurfljóð í grænum hvelli (Victoria in a Jiffy) 2019

Sweden (pionier press)


  • Silfurlykillinn (The Silver Key) 2018

Film rights: Bergmyndir


  • Týndu augun (The Lost Eyes) 2003

Hungary (People Team Millenium) transl. Patat Bence