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Gunilla Bergström Author & Illustrator

Good Night, Alfie Atkins/God natt, Alfons Åberg

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Good Night, Alfie Atkins/God natt, Alfons Åberg

“Go to bed and sleep well!” says dad. Alfie gets a hug and the light goes out. But Alfie is mischievous tonight, he doesn’t want to sleep. Dad has read him a story, but it’s not enough. Now dad has to get a glass of water and look for lions in the closet. And then Alfie must have his teddy bear…

Good Night, Alfie Atkins was first published in 1972 and is now considered a modern classic.

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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