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Ich will auch Geschwister haben.

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Peter thinks baby sister Lena cries too much and takes too much of Mama's time until he learns to help take care of her.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by Oetinger Verlag (first published 1954)
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Oct 25, 2008 A rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A realistic story about a boy's adjustment to his new baby sister.

I read the English version--Goodreads did not have an image available for it.

Astrid Lindgren is a master at conveying childhood emotions and describing situations without sparing any details that gloss over the depth of feeling behind them. Her characters, however, eventually find positive solutions to problems. When a young boy, Peter, tells his mother that he wants a brother or sister, he is surprised to learn that his wish will
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Kristi
Peter is a young child who so desperately wants a brother or sister. His parents come home with a baby sister who he loves so very much. Peter is confused about not being able to play with her right away. However, Peter learns that he has to be gentle with her and eventually when she grows up they were able to play with each other.
I would teach this book in a lesson about how you might have to change your intentions or ideas because they aren't necessarily correct originally.
Jamie
Sep 06, 2008 Jamie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My sister in law (a teacher) gave us this book when we were expecting our second child. It is very cute and true to life. My kids loved it.
Tu
Apr 03, 2013 Tu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
sweet!
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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 the Karlsson-on-the-Roof book series.

Awards:
Hans Christian Andersen Award
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