Maja Lunde’s first novel The History of Bees is a worldwide success and was the best-selling book in any genre in Germany in 2017 with more than 90 consecutive weeks on the German Bestseller list. The sequel Blue will also be translated worldwide. Lunde has written several books for children and young adults as well as film/TV scripts. Her 2018 children’s book The Snow Sister is one of the biggest literary successes in Norway in decades and was instantly sold to publishing houses throughout the world. Lunde’s books have been translated into 36 languages.