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Gunilla Bergström Author & Illustrator

Are you a Coward, Alfie Atkins?/Är du feg, Alfons Åberg?

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Are you a Coward, Alfie Atkins?/Är du feg, Alfons Åberg?

Out on the playground, the children can disagree and sometimes fight. The same happens at kindergarten. Alfie is not kinder than the other children. But he hates fights and punches and brawls.

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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