The Sports elf on the move and flies in the air - Maggi mjói does not eat food - siggi seat saves teeth - Nenni níski wants to have everything - solla stirða does not reach the toes - Halla hrekkjusvín goes loose - Goggi mega doesn't want to fall asleep - Glanni glæpur does nothing. by Magnús Scheving Lazytown, 1999. There is no question about Magnús Scheving, a play writer and Sports...
Magnús Scheving’s third story about the Sports elf and his teammates, Latibær í Vandræðum (Latibær in trouble) has been published. In fact, there are two versions with the same name but different lengths of text. One is intended for reading to young children (3-6 / 7 years old) and is accompanied by a coloring book. It is marked “For younger”. The other appeals to slightly older kids aged 7/8 – 11/12 and is marked “For the elderly”. It is accompanied by a sports book with a description of 40 exercises in words and pictures.
The book tells the story of the Sports elf who leaves Latibær to meet his friends Eðvard and Peggý pílu. But just when the sports elf takes a break, the unscrupulous fellow Rikki ríki comes to town and promises its inhabitants gold and green forests – but not everything is as it seems.
Latibær í Vandræðum is a standalone sequel to Áfram Latibær! and Latibær á Ólympíuleikum.
The publisher is Æskan.
Latibær í Vandræðum is 103 pages. in a large edition.
The Advertising Agency Hið opinberaa! designed a cover and folded pages (also in the attachments).
K-prent took care of the layout and film work.
Printing house Oddi hf. printed the book and bound it.
Film processing and printing of the Coloring book of Latibær and the Sports book was handled by Svartlist á Hella.
Pictures drawn by Halldór Baldursson.