Grandad has come to visit, and will take Maya to nursery today. Maya knows the way. 'First this way and then that way,' she says, pointing the route. 'That's fine, says Grandad, smiling.
'This way,' says Maya, pointing. 'Past the pet-shop, then over the bridge.' Then they have to pick apples and feed the horses. There's a lot to be done on the road to nursery – especially when Maya is showing the way!
Snarveien is a charming picture-book about an everyday activity which can be really exciting and fun!
Ingeborg Eliassen (b. 1953– ) is from the County of Nordland in Northern Norway. She published her first children's book in 1979. Since then she has written plays, poems, song lyrics and monologues which have been enthusiastically received by both critics and audiences.