Synopses & Reviews
This outstanding book by the author of Pippi Longstocking--and winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award--has been called a "picture book of rare distinction" by the Chicago Tribune. Full color.
This classic story of the Tomten s nocturnal visits to all of the residents of wintry farm has been reminding children of the promise of spring for decades.
The friendly troll Tomten will be a welcome visitor. . . . Highly recommended. School Library Journal (starred review)
Wiberg s lovely, full-color paintings convey the hushed atmosphere of night in the Swedish countryside and also the sweet charms of the Tomten. . . . The gentle story with its eye-filling scenes is an apt choice for a bedtime read-aloud. Publishers Weekly
A picture book of rare distinction. The Chicago Tribune
An ALA Notable Book
A Parents Choice Paperback Award Winner"