Adapted by Astrid Lindgren
and illustrated by Harald Wiberg.
The Tomten: Viktor Rydberg’s poem about
the House Tomte was turned into this classic
Swedish children’s story of the Tomten’s nocturnal
visits to all of the residents of a wintry farm.
Paperback 32pp. 1961/1997 Out until Fall 2013
And in the sequel… The Tomten and the Fox:
The gentle Tomten shares his porridge with
a prowling fox on a cold and quiet winter night,
thereby saving the hens from danger.
Paperback 32pp. 1966/1997