Astrid Lindgren's Tomten Books
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
And 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