• Mardie / Mischievous Meg

    Mardie / Mischievous Meg

    1960 Ilon Wikland

    In the big red house, down by the river lives Mardie. Her mummy and daddy live there too and her little sister Lisbet and a black poodle called Sasso and a kitten called Goodie. Oh, and Alma. Mardie’s real name is Margaret, but she only gets called that when she needs to be reprimanded. And that’s quite often, actually, because she’s got a whole lot of preposterous ideas and never thinks before she does things. Not until afterwards …

  • Mardie to the Rescue

    Mardie to the Rescue

    1976 Ilon Wikland

    The Junedale Jig, that’s Lisbet – at least that’s what Mr Nilsson calls her. And Lisbet, she follows her big sister through thick and thin, no matter what adventures Mardie comes up with. Like the time Mardie is going to watch the May Fire. She wants to be so beautifully dressed that the whole town will be stunned. Although mummy has said she is not allowed. Well, it turns out as one might have expected. “You’re nuts, Mardie”, says Lisbet.

  • The Runaway Sleigh Ride

    The Runaway Sleigh Ride

    1983 Ilon Wikland

    Finally the snow is falling over Junibacken! Mardie and Lisbet are playing wild games in the snow. Yes, even Daddy has to join in and throw snowballs because it’s all so wonderful. But the next day, Mardie gets sick, so Lisbet has to go without her to buy Christmas presents with Alma. And suddenly Lisbet is standing there on the runners behind a sleigh, heading straight into the forest…

  • Allas vår Madicken

    Allas vår Madicken

    1983 Ilon Wikland

    Includes the two books about Mardie (Meg).
    (Not available in English)

  • När Lisabet pillade in en ärta i näsan

    När Lisabet pillade in en ärta i näsan

    1991 Ilon Wikland

    Lisbet follows her big sister everywhere, because Mardie has so many good ideas. But Lisbet gets quite a lot of bright ideas herself, actually. For example, she is very good at sticking things into places they shouldn’t be – like that time when she stuck a pea into one of her nostrils, just to see if it would fit …

    (Not available in English)

  • Jullov är ett bra påhitt, sa Madicken

    Jullov är ett bra påhitt, sa Madicken

    1993 Ilon Wikland

    Mardie thinks the Christmas holidays are almost as wonderful as Christmas itself. Her little sister Lisbet agrees. They help with the Christmas preparations, bake ginger snaps, and make toffees and decorations. In the evenings they write long wish-lists for Santa. One morning when they wake up they discover that the river is frozen. Finally, they can go sliding on it!

    (Not available in English)

  • Alla mina barn

    Alla mina barn

    2007

    A thick lovely gift book, full of giggle, wild pranks and wonderful adventure. A book where most of Astrid Lindgren’s most beloved characters emerge with a chapter each; Pippi Longstocking, Emil, Mardie, The Brothers Lionheart, Karlsson on the Roof, Simon Small, Mio, Seacrow Island, Kalle Blomkvist, The Noisy Village Children, Brenda Brave, Ronja the Robber´s Daughter, Rasmus and Lotta on Troublemaker Street.

    (Not available in English)