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The Tomten

The Tomten

by Astrid Lindgren, Viktor Rydberg
Not every troll in Sweden is troublesome. In the snowy softness of the long winter night, nearly all is quiet at the lonely little farmhouse. Through the hazy watercolors, light as a dream, the Tomten moves silently on his nightly rounds. Capturing the serenity of a pastoral winter, Lindgren retells in tranquil prose a favorite Swedish poem where a friendly troll leaves soundless tracks and whispers promises of a coming spring.
Ages
3, 6, 8, 4, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.9
Publisher
Paperstar Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Classics, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

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Astrid Lindgren
Viktor Rydberg

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