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I Want To Go To School Too/Jag vill också gå i skolan

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I Want To Go To School Too/Jag vill också gå i skolan

I also want to go to school, says Lena, who is five years old. She tries to pretend that she has her own school teacher. But pretending would be so much better if she only knew how school works. And guess what, one morning her big brother Peter says she can go with him and see exactly what it’s like at his school.

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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