MARI AHOKOIVU 
(b. 1984) is a Finnish Illustrator and a comic artist.  She draws comics and illustrations for adults and for kids and has been published in Finland as well as abroad. She lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ihme ilmat, children's book by Laura Ertimo (Into, 2019)
Ihme ilmat, children's book by Laura Ertimo (Into, 2019)
Gulliga lillebror , children's book by Moa Eriksson Sandberg (2019 Rabén & Sjögren) (
Gulliga lillebror , children's book by Moa Eriksson Sandberg (2019 Rabén & Sjögren) (
Unpublished project 2018
Unpublished project 2018
Unpublished project 2015
Unpublished project 2015
Nuppuset 12, Children's picture book (Petomies 2016)
Nuppuset 12, Children's picture book (Petomies 2016)
Poster for Oulu roller derby club 2016
Poster for Oulu roller derby club 2016
Horror sketch  2017
Horror sketch 2017
OKSI graphic novel (Asema 2018)
OKSI graphic novel (Asema 2018)
Published in English by 
Levine Querido (2021)
Publication date: 
October 26, 2021
ISBN: 978-1-64614-112-8

400 pages, full colour
English translation by 
Silja-Maaria Aronpuro
Published in Finnish by
Asema kustannus (2018)
ISBN 978-952-5909-31-9
376 pages, full colour

In Finnish with English subtitles, 
English subtitles by 
Silja-Maaria Aronpuro

OKSI is a story about mothers and daughters, stars and myths. It mixes sci-fi and fantasy with Finnish mythology.  It's explores the relationships between mothers and daughters through the Finnish myth of bear aetiology.
Foreign rights sold by
Ferly Agency

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS
HÄXOR ÅKER BUSS
(witches ride the bus)

Written by Ebba Forslind & Illustrated by Mari Ahokoivu
First published in Swedish 2021 (Rabén & Sjögren)


IHME ILMAT! (weird weather!)
Climate changes, why don’t we? Weird Weather! answers children’s tough questions about climate change, and tells how we can all fight against it.

written by Laura Ertimo & Illustrated by Mari Ahokoivu
First published in Finnish 2019 (Into)
Rights sold to over ten countries by
 Elina Ahlback Literary agency
AIKA MATKA! 
Standalone sequel to the bestselling WEIRD WEATHER.

The children find clues about the great changes that life has undergone in the past and how life has continued after major catastrophes. Through their journey, they come to see the roots of the current situation, understand why solving it is so tricky and learn how the human species has overcome previous crises to survive to this day.

written by Laura Ertimo & Illustrated by Mari Ahokoivu
First published in Finnish 2021 Into
Foreign rights: 
 Elina Ahlback Literary agency
WEBCOMICS
Sound OFF is a slice of life type of comic about a sound hating puffer fish. It follows a life of a little puffer fish who suffers from misophonia, also known as “hatred of sound”.
You can follow Sound OFF from:
TAPAS
WEBTOONS
INSTAGRAM
FACEBOOK
TWITTER

EVENTS
7. DECEMBER 2021
WEBINAR (in Finnish): 
Lasten ja nuorten sarjakuva – tänään ja huomenna
Järjestäjinä Lastenkirjainstituutti ja Suomen kirjastomuseo.

18.-21. NOVEMBER 2021
MEDIA
9.taide podcast
(In Finnish)
Podcast about comics, art and comics art.
Together with Pii Anttonen, Jesse Matilainen and Emmi Valve
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