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Goran has an injured leg and he gets bored spending so much time in bed. But when his mother turns out the light at dusk, Mr Lilyvale knocks on the window and takes him to the Land of Twilight. Goran and Mr Lilyvale walk and fly around Stockholm when people from the daytime world are sleeping.
Goran drives a tram and a bus. It doesn’t matter that he has a bad leg in the Lan
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Hardcover, 38 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Floris Books (first published 1949)
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Lenore Webb
In the Land of Twilight by Astrid Lindgren as one of our bedtime stories this week. Astrid Lindgren created the character of Pippi Longstocking to entertain her daughter. Lindgren was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to international children's literature. This is a delightful story that shares the power of the imagination in the setting of Stockholm and painted in beautiful shades of twilight. Goran has an injured leg and he gets bored spending so much time in bed. ...more
Nativida
A soft, warm & quiet book, with lovely impressionistic renderings of Stockholm. In the Land of Twilight, anything is possible, the animals are free, and even a bad leg isn't enough to put you down.

I love Astrid Lindgren!
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Most certainly one of my favourite books of all time.
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Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren, née Ericsson, was a Swedish children's book author and screenwriter, whose many titles were translated into 85 languages and published in more than 100 countries. She has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. Today, she is most remembered for writing the Pippi Longstocking books, as well as Karlsson-on-the-Roof book series.
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