Frode Grytten (b.1960) is one of Norway’s most prominent modern authors. He had his literary debut in 1983 with his poetry collection, Start. His 1999 work, Bikubesong, was awarded the Brage prize and nominated for Nordisk Råd’s Literature Prize. He has written a long line of novels and short story collections. Grytten has also been awarded with a number of literary prizes. In 2008 he published the children’s book, Gabba gabba hey, which was illustrated by Gry Moursund.