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Gunilla Bergström Author & Illustrator

Alfie Starts School/Börja skolan med Alfons Åberg

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Alfie Starts School/Börja skolan med Alfons Åberg

Alfie Atkins is six years old and he’s starting school, big-boy school with a teacher and a proper classroom. He’ll learn all the letters of the alphabet and how to tell the time. Alfie knows quite a few letters already, but tying his shoelaces and saying bye to Dad are a little more difficult…

There’s so much to learn when you start school and this book will help you with all the tricky things that are good to know!

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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