David Sundin

The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read
  • The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read

  • The bestselling Swedish children's book of 2020, translated by B. J. Woodstein, with graphic design by Alexis Holmqvist


    Stop what you're doing! Don't you know that this book does NOT want to be read? Not now and not ever.

    Because if this book is read all kinds of strange and magical things might happen. Silly things and secret things... Alligators might appear, the book might try to fly away, and before you know it you'll be having all kinds of unexpected fun. How AWFUL.

    Don't let this book be read. You're not prepared.

    Or are you?

David Sundin is a Swedish comedian, screenwriter, actor and television show host, as well as a silver medalist in the Swedish Championship of Puns. Having charmed the adults of Sweden, Sundin set out to entertain the pickiest audience of all: children. In 2020, he published his children's debut The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read. which swiftly became the bestselling children's book of the year in Sweden.

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