• Do you know Pippi Longstocking

    Do you know Pippi Longstocking

    1947 Ingrid Vang Nyman

    A beloved picture-book about Pippi Longstocking when she moves into Villekulla Cottage and meets her new playmates, Tommy and Annika. And now, with Ingrid Vang Nyman’s illustrations revitalised in their original colours.

  • I don’t want to go to bed

    I don’t want to go to bed

    1947 Ilon Wikland

    Every evening when Larry has to go to bed, there’s a terrible racket. He doesn’t want to, you see! But luckily, aunt Lottie lets him look through her glasses so he can see what it’s like when it’s time for the animals to go to sleep …

  • I Want to Go to School Too

    I Want to Go to School Too

    1951 Ilon Wikland

    “I want to go to school too”, says Lena who is five years old. She pretends she has a class teacher of her own. But pretending would be even easier if she only knew what it was like in school. And then, one morning her big brother says to her: “Come on. Hurry up and get dressed. Then you can come with me and find out exactly what it’s like at my school!”

  • That’s My Baby / I Want a Brother or Sister

    That’s My Baby / I Want a Brother or Sister

    1954 Ilon Wikland

    It isn’t all fun having a brother or sister. What if that baby just screams and screams all the time and mummy and daddy love it anyway? Peter is afraid that they love his little sister more than him. He regrets ever having wanted a baby brother or sister. Why didn’t he wish for a tricycle instead?

  • Simon Small Moves in

    Simon Small Moves in

    1956 Ilon Wikland

    “Hello”, said the little boy
    “Hello”, said Bertil a little awkwardly.
    “Who might you be, then?” asked Bertil, “and what are you doing under my bed?”
    “My name’s Nils Karlson Pyssling”, said the little boy, “and I live here – not, under your bed, exactly. Just one floor down…”

  • Noriko-San, Girl of Japan

    Noriko-San, Girl of Japan

    1956 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Brenda Brave Helps Grandmother

    Brenda Brave Helps Grandmother

    1958 Ilon Wikland

    Just one week before Christmas, grandma has a fall and breaks her leg. Dear, oh dear, now what’s going to happen with all the Christmas preparations? Who’s going to go down to the Christmas markets and sell all the peppermint rock grandma has made?
    “I’ll do it!” says Brenda. It’s not for nothing that she’s called Brenda Brave.

  • Sia lives on Kilimanjaro

    Sia lives on Kilimanjaro

    1958 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • My Swedish Cousins

    My Swedish Cousins

    1959 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Circus Child

    Circus Child

    1960 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Christmas in the stable

    Christmas in the stable

    1961 Lars Klinting

    Astrid Lindgren’s “Nativity Story” has become something of a classic and by now has been read by generations of children.

  • Marko lives in Yugoslavia

    Marko lives in Yugoslavia

    1962 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Christmas in Noisy Village

    Christmas in Noisy Village

    1962 Ilon Wikland

    Christmas is so much fun! All the children in A Day at Noisy Village are helping with the preparations. They put out sheaves for all the little birds and walk to the forest where they cut down the Christmas trees – one for the North Farm, one for the Middle Farm and one for the South Farm. There is a delightful smell of gingersnaps and sealing wax in the air and everything is so beautiful and Christmassy.

  • Dirk Lives in Holland

    Dirk Lives in Holland

    1963 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Springtime in Noisy village

    Springtime in Noisy village

    1965 Ilon Wikland

    When spring arrives, all the children in A Day at Noisy Village go wild. They climb on the barn roof, they ride on the bull. They balance along the top of the fence and clomp through the mud. Britta, Lisa and Anna build a cubby house in the meadow. Ollie, Lars and Pip make boats out of bark and sail them along the creek. And little Kerstin – she pulls up all of mummy’s jonquils when she is supposed to go and pick wildflowers. Then, when evening comes, the children burn piles of leaves and dance with excitement around the spring fires.

  • A Day at Noisy Village

    A Day at Noisy Village

    1966 Ilon Wikland

    Once Lars read in the paper that there was going to be a “Children’s Day” in Stockholm. And then Lars thought we should celebrate Children’s Day in Nosy Village as well. “We’re going to put on Children’s Day for Kerstin”, he said. If we amuse Kerstin one entire day, perhaps she’ll stop running after us all the other days when we want to be left alone.”

  • Noby Lives in Thailand

    Noby Lives in Thailand

    1966 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Gerda Lives in Norway

    Gerda Lives in Norway

    1966 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    American title: Randi lives in Norway
    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.

  • Scrap and the Pirates

    Scrap and the Pirates

    1967

    During the TV- and film-recordings about the children on Seacrow Island, a great number of still pictures were taken which have been assembled in the book Scrap and the Pirates. On one occasion, farbror Melker decides to organise a whole day of games for all the children. They go on an excursion to Dead Man’s Creek where two teams, The Sharks and The Hawks become two pirate gangs. But when the pirate gangs are going to be at war with one another, they have to have something to fight for: the famous Mysak Diamond.

  • Matti Lives in Finland

    Matti Lives in Finland

    1968 Anna Riwkin-Brick

    The photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick has worked as a reporter all around the world. She has documented the day-to-day lives of children in many places she has visited. The texts were written by Astrid Lindgren, editor of the publishing house, who was unable to find another journalist for their first book together, Noriko-San, Girl of Japan.