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Britta-Kajsa recievs a small seed that shines like gold. The old man who gives it to her says, “Plant this seed in your garden and water it well every day, and you will see something fun.”

From the golden seed grows a doll, just the kind that Britta-Kajsa always wanted. The doll is called Mirabell. It’s an unusual doll – Mirabell can both talk and eat, but only when Britta-Kajsa sees …

By beloved author Astrid Lindgren, with illustrations by Pija Lindenbaum.

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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Pija Lindenbaum

Author Illustrator

Pija Lindenbaum graduated from the Stockholm College of Arts, Crafts and Design in 1979 and has worked as an artist, designer and author for forty years. Quirky, contemporary and emotionally truthful, she is also one of the country’s most popular and successful picture book authors/illustrators. Her children’s stories are offbeat and sometimes ironic, while her…

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