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The World's Best Karlson

Written by Astrid Lindgren

Adventure Stories Classic Fiction Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers

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Karlson, the extra-ordinary little man who lives on the roof and can fly is in trouble! This time, he’s been spotted somewhere in mid-air and the newspapers are offering a reward for his capture! How can Karlson stay safe? Helped by Smidge, Karlson manages to outwit his potential captures and the two of them enoy some riotous excitement. Karlson Flies Again is also available.

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The World's Best Karlson Synopsis

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 flood the bathroom, celebrate Karlson's birthday, and prompt a newspaper to offer a reward when Karlson is mistaken for a spy!

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ISBN: 9780192727732
Publication date: 05/02/2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192727732
Publication date: 5th February 2009
Author: Astrid Lindgren
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Classic Fiction, Fantasy / Magical

About Astrid Lindgren

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 ...

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