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When Mamma Moo Met Crow/När Mamma Mu mötte Kråkan för första gången

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When Mamma Moo Met Crow/När Mamma Mu mötte Kråkan för första gången

This is the story about the day when Mamma Moo and Crow met for the very first time. It was the first summer day out on the meadow, and the cows were galloping of joy. Mamma Moo made a big jump, and suddenly she stumbled over a little bird that was lying in the grass, half-hidden. Crow was lying all still, feeling depressed. Mamma Moo didn’t get it at all: the sun was shining, summer had come at last, and also, she found out, the next day was Crow’s birthday. How can you feel “deproled” then? Mamma Moo arranges a party for him, with both cake and a surprise for her new-found friend, and finally he comes around to being celebrated by a cow.

When Mamma Moo Met Crow For The Very First Time is a book about making a new friend, and about a very special friendship. A story celebrating the joy of new friendships, but also describing the challenge of getting to know a proud Crow who won’t admit he’s feeling lonely.

Also published in English at Rabén & Sjögren.

Jujja Wieslander

Author Illustrator

Jujja Wieslander is the creator of the much beloved children’s literature double act Mamma Moo and Crow – a beautiful, friendly, inquisitive cow, and her argumentative, know-it-all bird companion. Their deep friendship and vivid personalities have entertained children and adults for three decades. Mamma Moo and Crow originated on the radio and first appeared in…

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Sven Nordqvist


Highly-acclaimed cartoonist, writer, and graphic artist Sven Nordqvist was born in 1946 in Helsingborg. He is the creator of beloved characters such as Mamma Moo and Crow together with Jujja Wieslander, as well as Pettson and Findus. His works have been translated into more than thirty languages, and he has won several awards.

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