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Brenda Brave Helps Grandmother/Kajsa Kavat hjälper mormor

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Brenda Brave Helps Grandmother/Kajsa Kavat hjälper mormor

A week before Christmas grandma falls over, breaking her leg. How on earth will all the Christmas preparations go? Who will sell grandma’s hard candies at the Christmas market? “I will,” says Brenda! It is not for nothing that she is called Brenda Brave.

On market day, she arrives early at grandma’s stall – there are candies to be sold!

Astrid Lindgren’s classical story published anew in a new edition. With the beloved illustrations by Ilon Wikland!

Astrid Lindgren


Sweden’s most beloved children’s author Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) is also considered to be one of the most important writers for children throughout the world. Her work has been translated into more than 100 languages, and shortly after her death the Swedish government inaugurated the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) to recognise outstanding international achievement in…

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Ilon Wikland


Ilon Wikland is a Swedish artist who has illustrated the largest number of Astrid Lindgren’s books. In 1944, Wiklund escaped the second Soviet occupation of Estonia with a classmate’s family and arrived in Sweden as a refugee. Almost a decade later, she met the author of Pippi Longstocking, who was about to publish Mio My…

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