Rani I – Ein nýggj byrjan_EN

Rani I – A new beginning

4. Rani IThe boy Rani moves to a little village with his mother and sister. His parents has divorced, so now Rani has to start all over again in a very different place and make new friends. It isn´t easy, because some of his new classmates seem to dislike him. Therefore, Rani has to struggle to find his feet in a completely new environment, besides coping with missing his dad and griefing over his parents´ divorce. 

Author: Ingun Christensen.

Children´s book * Age: 9+ * 80 pages * Cover illustration: Herdis Jakobsen * Published: June 2014 * Publisher: Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags.


  1. March 2017:
    • Article in the Faroese school magazine in which a libriarian at NÁM (institute under the Ministry of Culture providing service and teaching material for the educational system) informs about the book class sets borrowed the most the last couple of years. With reference to the article the children´s books Rani I og II have been on the TOP 10-list of most borrowed book in 2015 and 2016. Rani I – Ein nýggj byrjan has been no. 1 on the list in 2015 as well as in  2016, whereas Rani II – Vár og vónir has been no. 3 in 2016.
    • The article is availale in Faroese on the following link: Rani I og II_Flokssett_NÁM.
  2. Juni 2014:


  1. Oktober 2015: 
    • Reading of “Rani I – Ein nýggj byrjan” in the national Faroese broadcasting for chrildren. Reciter: Lív Højsted Horsdal.


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