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Rosa, the Little Train Engine/Lilla lokomotivet Rosa

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Rosa, the Little Train Engine/Lilla lokomotivet Rosa

At first it seemed as if a small locomotive had burst out of the small cage. But it was only Rosa, the world’s most mischievous and fun Bull Terrier! Here is the true story about the Bull Terrier Rosa. Read about her first days with a woman who very quickly became rather exhausted … 

Barbro Lindgren’s text closely captures a dog’s adventures. Eva Eriksson illustrates Rosa lovingly and with great insight into a dog’s life. An insightful portrait of man’s best friend, first published in 1995.

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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Eva Eriksson


Eva Eriksson, born in 1949, is one of Sweden’s most beloved illustrators with a long line of classics in her bag. Eriksson is best known for her close collaboration with author Barbro Lindgren, but has also worked with many other authors such as Viveca Lärn, Ulf Nilsson and Rose Lagercrantz. She has also written and…

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