Bert Diaries

Swedish children's-youth diary novel series by Anders Jacobsson and Sören Olsson

The Bert Diaries are a series of novels written in the form of a diary. They are by Swedish writers Anders Jacobsson and Sören Olsson. The main character is a teenager named Bert Ljung. Ljung lives in Öreskoga, a fictional town in Sweden, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The first book was published in 1987. Bert and his friends also have a pop/rock band, the Heman Hunters.

Bert Diaries
AuthorAnders Jacobsson and Sören Olsson
IllustratorSonja Härdin
Cover artistSonja Härdin
Genrediary novels
PublisherRabén & Sjögren
Published1987–1999, 2005-

A TV series was made in 1994. It is directed by Tomas Alfredson and Svante Kettner. It was followed by a movie in 1995, also directed by Alfredson. In late-July 2016 the recording of a new Bert film was announced.[1]

Between 1993 and 2002, and comic book, FF med Bert, was published[2] Between 1992 and 1999, comic albums were published.[3]

List of booksEdit

Old versionEdit

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  1. "Ny "Bert"-film på gång" (in Swedish). Dagens nyheter. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  2. Seriesamlarna
  3. Seriesamlarna

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