Little Ghost Laban

Little Ghost Laban is a ghost that’s afraid of the dark. His father, who’s a very scary – but kind – ghost, has high hopes for his son, but Laban is more interested in helping out around the castle than learning the scaring business. His sister Labolina is tougher material, full of fun and with a very strong voice that keep them all awake at night. Rights & Brands represents Little Ghost Laban for merchandising and publishing rights worldwide, excluding Swedish publishing rights. 

  • 14 books published
  • The First Lilla Spöket Laban book was published in 1965
  • There are 4 films about Laban
  • The character is easily identified by toddlers
  • Laban has moved in at Örebro Castle where everyone can meet him!
  • A classic character for over 50 years
  • The movies are continuously showing on TV and at libraries 
  • TV series available on Netflix
  • Music and songs on Spotify

Awards & Nominations

Awards

  • Litteraturfrämjandets stipendium

    1964

  • Karlstads stads kulturstipendium till Gustaf Frödings minne

    1965

  • Elsa Beskow-plaquette

    1966

  • IBBY Honor List

    1966

  • Byggnadsarbetarförbundets kulturstipendium

    1969

  • Expressens Heffaklump

    1969

  • Litteraturfrämjandets stipendium

    1969

  • Child Study Association Book of the Year, USA

    1971

  • Astrid Lindgren-priset

    1974

  • Landstingets i Värmland Frödingstipendium

    1976

  • Wettergrens Barnbokollon

    1987

  • Sciras hedersdiplom

    1994

  • Årets värmlänningar

    1996

  • Värmlands läns förtjänstmedalj

    2002

  • Årets Värmlandsförfattare

    2003

  • Sandbergs Plats, Kungsgatan vid Karlstad Torg

    2004

  • Karlstad Kommuns Förtjänstmedalj

    2005

  • Royal Medal: Litteris et Artibus

    2006

  • Storytel Awards - Children's audio book of the year 2019

    2020

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