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Inventive and magical, the stories of the extraordinary Karlson are an imaginative treat. The extraordinary Karlson lives in an extraordinary house on the ordinary roof of an ordinary house in an ordinary street in Stockholm. He is remarkable in oh-so many ways as he is quick tell anyone. In particular, he has a propeller on his back and can fly. Karlson and Smidge, who lives in the house, soon become firm friends and soon are off and away on an adventure causing entertaining mayhem wherever they go. The World’s Best Karlson is also available.
Smidge is used to Karlson, the funny little man with a propeller on his back, living on the roof. They are firm friends. Now, anytime Karlson pops in, Smidge knows that there's fun and adventure in store.
In this collection of stories, they gobble cream buns, do their very best to frighten the new housekeeper and almost become television stars!
|Publication date:||5th February 2009|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, Classic Fiction, Fantasy / Magical|
Astrid Lindgren was born Astrid Ericsson on November 14, 1907 on a farm called Nas outside the small town of Vimmerby in Sweden. As a child, Astrid loved to read, particularly books which had girls as the heroine. She loved Anne of Green Gables and the Pollyanna books. One of her strongest recollections as a child was meeting two pilots, Captains Sonders and Madicken. One of them tried to land on the roof of her house, or that is the way it looked at the time. After attending public school, she moved to Stockholm and married Sture Lindgren. The Lindgrens had two ...More About Astrid Lindgren