The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Selma Lagerlöf; Illustrated by Lars Klinting

Price:
£14.99
Availability:
Currently reprinting - due 19 Jan 2017

Quick Look

In this classic Swedish folk tale, Nils is shrunk to a tiny size by a dwarf, and carried across Sweden by a flock of wild geese.

Format:
hardback
Size:
290 x 210 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 5 to 9 years
Extent:
96 pages
ISBN:
9780863151392
Publication date:
01 Feb 1992

Description

In this newly illustrated edition of the classic Swedish folk tale, Nils is shrunk to a tiny size by a dwarf, and carried across Sweden by a flock of wild geese to their summer home in the far North. Through many perils and exciting adventures, Nils wins the respect and love of the geese and finally returns home.

Reviews

'Nil's travels give readers the opportunity to learn about Swedish towns, their inhabitants and traditions. This is one of Sweden's best-loved children's books.'
-- Folk & Fairy Tales: A Book Guide, Booktrust, Winter 2004

Author

Selma Lagerlöf was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Links

Also available by Selma Lagerlöf:
Christ Legends
The Holy Night

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