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Lotta Makes a Mess

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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Lotta is the little sister who can find trouble anywhere. She and her young siblings get into all sorts of scrapes. In this funny and engaging tale, a very cross Lotta runs away from home and moves in with the old lady next door. But Lotta soon begins to realise that, actually, nowhere is quite as good as home sweet home. A collection of utterly engaging tales from one of the world's best-loved children's authors, re-issued with new illustrations from Mini Grey to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Pippi Longstocking. Perfect for reading alone or for sharing.

A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery Living Dangerously

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren It's one year on since Master Detective Kalle Blomkvist solved the case of the great jewel robbery, and once again his sleepy little town is shaken by a dreadful crime. Mysterious circumstances surround the discovery of a dead body, and super sleuth Kalle must use all of his cunning to solve his first ever murder case.

Seacrow Island

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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The day the Melkerson family arrive on Seacrow Island, it's a bit of a shock to their system. It's so quiet there-none of the shops and bustle they're used to. And the cottage they've rented for the summer is a little bit well ... basic. But what Seacrow Island does have is woods to wander in, fish to catch, boats to sail in, and all kinds of animals. And before long they find it has even more important things, too-adventure, fun, exploration, friends. Perhaps it's going to be leaving that's the really hard thing?

Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of children today. This anniversary edition of Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas will introduce Pippi and her adventurous spirit to a whole new generation of readers. Nine year old Pippi is an unusual and unpredictable character, she lives alone with a monkey, a horse, and no rules whatsoever! Every day is a crazy adventure with Pippi, but what else would you expect from the daughter of a swashbuckling pirate captain?! In this collection of stories Pippi and her friends, Tommy and Annika, set sail for the Canny Canny Islands, where Pippi's father is king. They explore secret caves, and play marbles with real pearls. Luckily the pirates and sharks they meet are no match for Pippi Longstocking!

Esme and the Sabre toothed Cub

Author : Simon Philip
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When a sabre-toothed cub strolls into Esme's Stone Age village, she enthusiastically adopts it as her own, and names him Seb. But when Esme tries to train Seb as her pet, he won't listen-even when she uses her very loudest voice. When it becomes clear that Seb doesn't want to be anyone's pet, Morris the mammoth wonders-could they all be friends, instead?

Pippi Longstocking

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of children today. This anniversary edition of Pippi Longstocking will introduce Pippi and her adventurous spirit to a whole new generation of readers. Nine year old Pippi is an unusual and unpredictable character, she lives alone with a monkey, a horse, and no rules whatsoever! Every day is a crazy adventure with Pippi, but what else would you expect from the daughter of a swashbuckling pirate captain?!

True North

Author : B.J. Epstein
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True North: Literary Translation in the Nordic Countries is the first book to focus solely on literary translation from, to, and between the Nordic tongues. The book is divided into three main sections. These are novels, children’s literature, and other genres – encompassing drama, crime fiction, sagas, cookbooks, and music – although, naturally, there are connections and overlapping themes between the sections. Halldór Laxness, Virginia Woolf, Selma Lagerlöf, Astrid Lindgren, Mark Twain, Henrik Ibsen, Henning Mankell, Janis Joplin, and Jamie Oliver are just some of the authors analysed. Topics examined include particular translatorial challenges; translating for specific audiences or influencing audiences through translation; re-translation; the functions of translated texts; the ways in which translation can change a genre; the creation of identity through translation; and more. As is clear from this list, many of the theories proposed and findings discussed here are also relevant to the wider field of translation studies, as well as to literary studies more generally. It is time for the world’s growing Nordicmania to influence the field of translation studies, and for translation to take its place as a relevant and essential issue in our understanding of the Northern countries. The varied chapters in this book will contribute to these stimulating and critical conversations.

A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery Master Detective

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren. For most the summer holidays in a small Swedish town would be spent swimming, fishing, or sailing. But a super sleuth like Kalle Blomkvist is always looking for the next case to crack. So when a mysterious stranger arrives in town he finds the perfect excuse to start an investigation, one that will draw him and his friends into a thrilling case of theft and deception. The first of three thrilling detective stories for readers of 9+, perfect for fans of character led mystery book such as Murder Most Unladylike and Ruby Redfort.

A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery White Rose Rescue

Author : Astrid Lindgren
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A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren. When Kalle Blomkvist witnesses a terrible kidnapping in the dead of night, he springs into action to follow the captors. Little does he know the trail of clues will lead to his most daring and dangerous adventure yet. The third book in a thrilling detective series for readers of 9+, perfect for fans of character led mystery book such as Murder Most Unladylike and Ruby Redfort..

Making a Life

Author : Melanie Falick
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A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 Why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey. Traveling across continents, she met quilters and potters, weavers and painters, metalsmiths, printmakers, woodworkers, and more, and uncovered truths that have been speaking to us for millennia yet feel urgently relevant today: We make in order to slow down. To connect with others. To express ideas and emotions, feel competent, create something tangible and long-lasting. And to feed the soul. In revealing stories and gorgeous original photographs, Making a Life captures all the joy of making and the power it has to give our lives authenticity and meaning.