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Gunilla Bergström Author & Illustrator

Happy Alfie Atkins/Lycklige Alfons Åberg

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Happy Alfie Atkins/Lycklige Alfons Åberg

Alfie is bored. So is dad. They have no desire for anything anymore. Because now Christmas is over. “Why can’t it be fun a l l – t h e – t i m e?” complains Alfie. “I wonder that as well,” says Dad.

Does Christmas always have to end? Alfie and dad don’t want it to be normal everyday life again. But grandma insists!

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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