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The Wild Baby/Mamman och den vilda bebin

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The Wild Baby/Mamman och den vilda bebin

The wild baby wants to try everything that is difficult and dangerous. He hangs from the ceiling lamp, makes a fire by the house, and disappears into the forest. His gentle and patient mother tries to keep up as best she can!

An essential book for anyone who is, has, or has been a baby.

Barbro Lindgren and Eva Eriksson’s classic series about the wild baby have become generational favourites!

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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