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