Welcome to 'Aunt Stella's House'


This Christmas we have a very special present for you and your children. A magical fairytale written by the talented Danish author Cecilie Eken.

‘Aunt Stella’s House’ is a book for reading aloud, full of play, cosiness and magic moments.

Emma and Carl have to be looked after by Aunt Stella in the run-up to Christmas. She lives in a forest in a big house full of exciting artefacts from all over the world. Here, the two children enter a fairytale universe, where nothing is quite normal.

Read a new chapter every day of 'Aunt Stella's House' from December 1st-25th in the countdown to Christmas.

Find today's chapter here

Welcome to 'Aunt Stella's House'


This Christmas we have a very special present for you and your children. A magical fairytale written by the talented Danish author Cecilie Eken.

‘Aunt Stella’s House’ is a book for reading aloud, full of play, cosiness and magic moments.

Emma and Carl have to be looked after by Aunt Stella in the run-up to Christmas. She lives in a forest in a big house full of exciting artefacts from all over the world. Here, the two children enter a fairytale universe, where nothing is quite normal.

Read a new chapter every day of 'Aunt Stella's House' from December 1st-25th in the countdown to Christmas.

Find today's chapter here

“She realised something was wrong. What she had believed to be the oak tree turned out to be two trees next to each other. From a distance, their silhouette looked like one tree, because the fog blurred everything. Emma turned around and around, but she could no longer be sure which direction she had come from.”

“A thick carpet of brown leaves covered the forest floor and continued onto what might or might not be a path. After they had walked some distance along it, they came to a clearing. In front of them was the biggest tree they’d ever seen. Its trunk was broader than Aunt Stella’s front door, and its branches stretched out high above their heads.”

Meet author Cecilie Eken