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Jo Nesbo - Author

Jo Nesbø is the most successful Norwegian author of all time, selling millions of his adult novels worldwide and becoming widely recognised as one of Europe's foremost crime writers. His debut children's book, Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder, sold more copies in his native Norway than any other children's debut, and rights have been sold in more than 25 countries, including the US.

Revealing Questions for Jo Nesbø:

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. In a climbing wall at Ton Sai, Thailand

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Laziness

Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Imagination

Q. Who is your favourite fictional hero?
A. Batman

Q. Who is your favourite fictional villain?
A. Joker

Q. What is your favourite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Rock climbing and guitar playing.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Bananas.

Q. What are your 5 favourite songs?

Q. Who are your favourite authors?
A. Knut Hamsun, Vladimir Nabokov, Jim Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Henrik Ibsen, Charles Bukowski, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. No. I never do. I probably should, but there are too many books, and I´m such a slow reader and with a limited life span.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Know your story and then tell it, not the other way around.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Are you insane?

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jo Nesbo

Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The End of the World. Maybe.
Jo Nesbo
With crazy inventions, disappearing socks, half-men half-frogs, a moon chameleon invasion and, of course, plenty of super-sonic bottom burps, this is the gang's most explosive adventure yet! Can they stop an alien invasion in its tracks, or is this actually...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/04/2014
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder
Jo Nesbo
Fuelled by farts, this is fast-paced and a delightfully ridiculous adventure from a debut children's writer but a well established and bestselling adult author Jo Nesbø who has been fairly compared to Stieg Larsson, the creator of The Girl with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2014
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The Great Gold Robbery
Jo Nesbo
Best-selling Doctor Proctor is back in a swift moving, smart talking new adventure. This time inventive scientist Doctor Proctor together with his young friends Nilly and Lisa are after a Russian billionaire who has robbed all the gold bars from...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/10/2013
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The End of the World. Maybe.
Jo Nesbo
May 2012 Book of the Month. With crazy inventions, disappearing socks, half-men half-frogs, a moon chameleon invasion and, of course, plenty of super-sonic bottom burps, this is the gang's most explosive adventure yet! Can they stop an alien invasion in its...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/04/2012
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: Time-Travel Bath Bomb
Jo Nesbo
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Best-selling Doctor Proctor is back for a second hilarious adventure following his amazing success with fart powder. Now he's trying his hand at time travel. Chuck a bath bomb into...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/04/2012
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder
Jo Nesbo
A Richard and Judy Children's Book Club selection 2011 - Fluent Readers. Short-listed for Best Norwegian Children's Book 2007. Fuelled by farts, this is fast-paced and a delightfully ridiculous adventure from a debut children's writer but a well established and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/04/2012
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: Time-travel Bath Bomb
Jo Nesbo
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Best-selling Doctor Proctor is back for a second hilarious adventure following his amazing success with fart powder. Now he's trying his hand at time travel. Chuck a bath bomb into...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 28/04/2011
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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder
Jo Nesbo
A Richard and Judy Children's Book Club selection 2011 - Fluent Readers. Short-listed for Best Norwegian Children's Book 2007. Fuelled by farts, this is fast-paced and a delightfully ridiculous adventure from a debut children's writer but a well established and...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/03/2010
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