The Tomten, Adapted by Astrid Lindgren From A Poem by Viktor Rydberg

The Tomten, Adapted by Astrid Lindgren From A Poem by Viktor Rydberg

Book - 1961
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This classic story of the Tomten's nocturnal visits to all of the residents of wintry farm has been reminding children of the promise of spring for decades.

"The friendly troll Tomten will be a welcome visitor. . . . Highly recommended."-- School Library Journal (starred review)

"Wiberg's lovely, full-color paintings convey the hushed atmosphere of night in the Swedish countryside and also the sweet charms of the Tomten. . . . The gentle story with its eye-filling scenes is an apt choice for a bedtime read-aloud."-- Publishers Weekly

"A picture book of rare distinction."-- The Chicago Tribune

An ALA Notable Book
A Parents' Choice Paperback Award Winner
Publisher: New York : Coward-McCann, 1961
ISBN: 9780698115910
Branch Call Number: L
Characteristics: 1 vol : ill
Additional Contributors: Wiberg, Harald

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