A sparkling story that honors the sensibilities and world of young schoolchildren.
Hattie and Olaf
$19.99 – $24.99
The audacious and captivating Hattie and her best friend Linda navigate the social politics of their first school years in this funny illustrated chapter book.
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Written by Frida Nilsson, illustrated by Stina Wirsén and translated by Julia Marshall.
The warm-hearted follow-up story of audacious and captivating six-year-old Hattie, a modern-day
Hattie and best friend Linda navigate the social politics of their first school years in this funny illustrated chapter book for early readers. With all the humour, anarchy and energy of Pippi Longstocking, this is a perfect story of friendship and resilience for young independent readers.
Hattie wants a horse more than anything. Her friend Ellen has three ponies. When Hattie’s father finally comes home with a horse trailer, Hattie is ecstatic. But instead of a horse, out stomps Olaf—a donkey. Now Hattie not only has horse fever, she suddenly catches lying sickness as well.
Inclined to emotional storms and exaggeration—always with the best intentions—Hattie is the very true picture of the rebellious, overenthusiastic six-year-old in all of us.
Hattie was selected as The Times Children’s Book of the Week, and Frida Nilsson was awarded the inaugural Swedish Academy Prize for Children and Youth Literature in 2021.
Country of Origin Sweden Reader Age 6-8 year Book Size 20.4 × 14.4 cm 20.4 × 14.4 cm 20.4 × 14.4 cm ISBN HattieandOlaf 9781776573172 9781776573189
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