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Most Beloved Sister/Allakäraste syster

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Most Beloved Sister/Allakäraste syster

The story of Barbro and her secret twin sister Ylva-li, with magical illustrations by Hans Arnold, has become a classic among picture book lovers.

At the far end of the garden under a rose bush lives Ylva-li, Barbro’s secret twin sister. Down in the underworld, fantastic adventures await the two sisters. They get to play in golden halls, ride at night through The Ghastly Woods on horses accompanied by their very own poodles, Ruff and Duff.

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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