Opal is an independent publishing house in Sweden. We publish books for children and youth with a clear quality profile. Our books are both fiction and non-fiction, both illustrated and text-only. Each year Opal publishes approximately 45 new titles.
The publishing house was founded in 1973 and has from the beginning been located in Bromma, a city district to Stockholm. Opal has published many successful books, both in Sweden and abroad. One of our writers is Sven Nordqvist who has written and illustrated the books about Pettson & Findus. It is an appreciated independent series of 9 books, translated to around 45 languages. In 2007 Sven Nordquist wrote and illustrated ”Var är min syster” which was awarded with the August prize the same year and is now translated to 15 languages.