Per Nilsson was born in Malmo, Sweden and now lives in Solvesborg,
Sweden, where he is a full-time author. He has written fourteen
books for children and young adults all or which have been
published in Sweden and translated and published in many other
countries. HEART'S DELIGHT is the first of this books to be
published in the U.S. HEART'S DELIGHT won first prize in Raben &
Sjogren's 1992 awards competition for best love story. The book was
also awarded the prestigious Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1997
and the Dutch "The Silver Kiss" in 1999. Several of Per Nilsson's
other books have also garnered prizes and distinctions. In addition
he won the Astrid Lindgren prize, in part for ..".sensually and
tenderly capturing young people's reality to a T." In addition to
writing books, he is the author of a family series on Swedish
Tara Chace is a Norwegian instructor and freelance translator. She lives in Seattle.
"While the stages of the hero's relationship are familiar, his response to the pain of heartbreak is not," said PW in a starred review. " Ages 12-up. (June) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.