Astrid Lindgren, illustrated by Ilon Wikland, my favourite Chirstmas book aside from the obvious one.

Winter scene from Christmas in Noisy Village (Jul i Bullerbyn). Story by Astrid Lindgren, illustrated by Ilon Wikland.

Ilon Wikland

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Lotta’s Christmas Surprise by Astrid Lindgren | tygertale

Astrid Lindgren’s Lotta is a character every bit as strong as Pippi Longstocking, if not in body, then in sheer wilfulness. Think of her as a Swedish cousin of My Naughty Little Sister, or …