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Peter and Petra/Peter och Petra

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Peter and Petra/Peter och Petra

Peter and Petra is Astrid Lindgren’s classic fairy tale about the very small children Peter and Petra who want to go to school. For an entire autumn, they attend the beginner’s class at a school near the park where they live under a large fir tree. They each get a small, small bench and they become best friends with the boy Gunnar. When he greets them in the park, they show off their skating skills.

With illustrations by Kristina Digman.

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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