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Barbro Lindgren AuthorEmma AdBåge Illustrator

Knutte’s House/Knuttes hus

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Knutte’s House/Knuttes hus

Knutte is tired of his mother’s nagging and decides to move to a house where it’s more peaceful. Once there, Knutte goes out and sits on the step and dreams that a cat will arrive: and it does! Then a dog turns up, and then a pig, a rhinoceros and a procession of other animals. All of them want to live with Knutte, but how many is there room for? And how long will Knutte cope without his mother?

Knutte’s House is an irresistible picture book by two of Sweden’s most beloved picture book creators, who between them have created books adored by generations of younger readers.

Barbro Lindgren


Barbro Lindgren is one of Sweden’s most important, deeply-loved and prolific writers. Her output of over a hundred titles for differing age groups includes picture books, poetry, plays, absurdist stories, and more realistic fiction for young adults. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages and to date she is the only Swedish…

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Emma AdBåge

Author Illustrator

Emma AdBåge’s stories and illustrations make everyday emotions and experiences both immediately recognisable and richly interesting. Her stories and drawings are observant, succinct, humorous and perceptive. With their carefully drawn lines and gentle colours, AdBåge’s illustrations combine small details with bold characters, whose bodily postures and facial expressions give a distinct insight into what they…

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