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I Don’t Want To Go To Bed/Jag vll inte gå och lägga mig

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I Don’t Want To Go To Bed/Jag vll inte gå och lägga mig

Lasse is five years old and never wants to go to bed. One evening he visits Aunt Lotten in the floor above and gets to look into her glasses. They are the world’s most remarkable glasses. You can see as far as you like with them! In them, Lasse gets to see how the baby animals do at bedtime.

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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