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Alma Ditches the Dummy/Alma slutar med napp

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Alma Ditches the Dummy/Alma slutar med napp

Today is the day when Alma has to stop using pacifiers! Mum and dad say that Alma is a big girl now. After preschool, they will go to the toy store where she will get to choose whatever she wants! But when they arrive at the store, Alma just wants to go home. Nothing is as good as the pacifier! But suddenly she sees something on a shelf at the top. Something furry and HUGE…

The fourth part of the Preschool Buddies series – fun books for the age 1 to 3 about everyday life at a preschool! Get to know Addi, Maj, Zarah, Mille and Alma – all are different, and all are friends! By the August Prize winning author Ellen Karlsson with illustrations by Laura Di Francesco.

Ellen Karlsson


Ellen Karlsson, born in 1986, is a beloved children’s book author. She made her debut in 2013 for which she, together with illustrator Eva Lindström, won the August Prize in the children’s and youth category. Ellen is the author of the Preschool Buddies, a series aimed at 1-3-year-olds about everyday life and the importance of…

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Laura Di Francesco


Laura Di Francesco, born in Rome in 1976, is educated in decoration and has a degree as a visual artist from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma. Japan caught her interest and for two years she lived there learning the language and being inspired by the country’s traditions, form and design. In 2010, she…

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