The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren

This classic picture book The Tomten was adapted by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking, from a Swedish poem by Karl-Erik Forsslund.

The story introduces the Swedish gnome known as "The Tomten," who guards the family farm late at night while farmer and his family are fast asleep.

Late at night, when all is dark and quiet, the Tomten wakes up and gets to work!

Astrid Lindgren (1906-2002) was known for creating memorable characters, most famously the prankster Pippi Longstocking. She received many awards in her lifetime, including Hans Christian Andersen, and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for Pippi Longstocking in 1973.

Hardcover, 32 pages

  • SIZE : 10.6" x 8.1"
  • AGES : 4-8
  • ORIGIN : Published by Floris Books, Edinburgh, Scotland; Printed in Malaysia
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