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Gunilla Bergström Author & Illustrator

Alfie Atkins and His Secret Friend/Alfons och hemlige Mållgan

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Alfie Atkins and His Secret Friend/Alfons och hemlige Mållgan

Mållgan is Alfie’s secret friend who appears exactly when Alfie wants him to. He is so secret that only Alfie can see him. One day Mållgan wants to play, and they do something that is forbidden – they borrow dad’s nicest pipe. And suddenly the pipe is gone! Where did it go? And what will dad say?

Gunilla Bergström

Author Illustrator

Gunilla Bergström (1942 – 2021) was the beloved creator of Alfie Atkins, one of the most popular and timeless picture book characters in Swedish history. Alfie Atkins is no hero; in fact, some would even call him a bit of a coward. However, Alfie’s cowardice might be exactly why he has such a strong appeal…

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