Nikolaj Vigrim

Biography

Nikolaj lives in Auckland, New Zealand with his long suffering partner, their four children and a cat that thinks she's a tiger. His work as a yacht captain takes him away for long periods to far flung corners of the globe. It's a full on job but when possible Nikolaj escapes into a fantasy world of teleporting clouds and flying cats to write stories for his children. He used to write these out long-hand but more recently has been tapping them out on an i-pad and publishing them online. While his children are rapidly growing up, the younger two are firm fans and always demand a bedtime story when Dad is home.

Nikolaj has also published a series of books Emily Taylor-Abducted, Emily Taylor-The Slave Girl, Emily Taylor-The Apprentice and Emily Taylor-Yellow for readers 12 years and up based on a drawing by his daughter Lulu. They are published under the pen name Vi Grim.

Where to find Nikolaj Vigrim online


Books

Harry's Pocket Book of Clouds
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Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Haven't the foggiest which cloud is which? A bit hazy about frontal systems? Can't tell a cumulonimbus from a lenticular? Never heard of a mammatus? After years of research the penguins have put together this handy pocket guide to the clouds you might see in your local patch of sky. Grab a copy and go lie on your back in the middle of your local playing field...
Blackcat's Big Book of Cats
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Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
The Penguins present 'Blackcat's Big Book of Cats,' a guide to the suburban cats you will find in your neighbourhood.
Princess Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Princess Rose arrives in Sofie's dreams, gives her a glimpse of her world, then begs to be rescued.
Mr Farty Pants
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Price: Free! Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Mr Farty Pants is born with a bang, trumpets his way through life and finishes with a even bigger bang!
Strange Happenings at No.4
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Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
During our holiday on Granny Wig's farm, me and Lizzy find a nest fill of brightly coloured eggs. We hide it in my guitar and sneak it home. Back at No.4, we put the nest in the wardrobe, and soon forget about it. Strange things start to happen around the house; our carpet starts to grow, Mum's words get jumbled and Dad sprouts some hair.... Remembering the eggs, we find that they have hatched!
Cabo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
When Cabo the guide dog puppy arrives No.4, no one knows quite what they have let themselves in for. He charms everyone and even makes friends with Diva, the cat. It is a year of tears and laughter, chewed phones and nasty smells...
Lucy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Lucy falls in love with Gregorio Raviolli, the presenter of the TV game show, 'The Big Hammer' and sends him a bottle fill of love and kisses. A couple of weeks later the bottle returns from across the sea. It's fill of pasta.... Suitable for 10 years and up
Harry the Cloud
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Harry the Cloud is in big, serious trouble. He has been flying in the wrong direction at the wrong altitude, and been the wrong colour at the wrong time of day. Cloud 9 and the other members of the cloud council banish him to Antarctica. He is escorted there by the Thunderheads, Cumulo and Nimbus, who threaten to Zap him if he tries to escape.....
The Adventures of Blackcat
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Price: Free! Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
When Louise sellotapes some wings on her cat she doesn't know what she's started. Blackcat and his intrepid companions set off on adventures that take them to the ends of the world and beyond... Suitable for readers 7 years and up

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