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The Wonderful Adventures of Nils – which is the work of Sweden's greatest fiction writer – was first published in Stockholm, in December, 1906. Lagerlöf wrote it after a commission from the National Teachers' Association to write a reader for the public schools. She devoted three years to Nature study and to familiarizing herself with animal and bird life; she sought out u ...more
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Published 1981 by Bonniers juniorförlag (first published 1906)
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Manny
Apr 26, 2016 Manny rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who appreciate classic children's stories
Recommended to Manny by: About a quarter of Sweden
This children's classic, published in 1906 by future Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf, is so famous in Scandinavia that everyone knows the plot; but until now I'd never read it. Nils Holgersson, a good-for-nothing kid in late nineteenth century Skåne, angers the local tomte (a kind of Swedish leprechaun), who magically transforms him into another tomte. Nils, who's now the size of a thumb, is fortunately adopted by a flock of geese who take him to their summer nesting grounds in Lapland and bac ...more
Esraa
نيلز (باليابانية: ニルスのふしぎな旅)
فكرتني بـ كافكا علي الشاطيء

" مغامَرات نِلز العجيب " كانت بداية معرفتي بِالكاتبة السويدية سلمي لاجرلوف
ذائعة الصيت , زادت شُهرتها بعد ما حصلت علي جائزة نوبل العالمية للآداب لعام 1909 ميلادياً ..
و الحقيقة كانت هي أول سيدة تحصُل علي هذة الجائزة وأول سويدية كمان
الحكاية كبيرة بقَه .. هحكيهالكوا ^_^
وصلتها رسالة من الإتحاد الوطني للمدرسين في السويد ، بتقول فيما معناه :
(( إنهمـ عاوزينها تكتب "كتاب مدرسي " يستمتع بيه الأطفال في الدراسة ، و من خلالُه يعرفوا جغرافية بلادهم ،وي
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Ana
Feb 16, 2015 Ana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“Há viagens de aventuras, viagens de estudo, viagens de negócios. E outras ainda. Há viagens felizes e infelizes. Viagens em que se enriquece, viagens em que se morre de saudade. E há esta (…)”
“A Maravilhosa Viagem de Nils Holgersson através da Suécia”, é realmente uma viagem, e é realmente maravilhosa…
A viagem pela Suécia de Nils Holgersson, um menino, transformado em gnomo às costas de um ganso que não se resignou a ser um animal doméstico.
Uma viagem interior, na vida de um menino cruel, mimad
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Pequete
Feb 11, 2015 Pequete rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: da-biblioteca
Este livro é uma verdadeira viagem através da Suécia, que deixa vontade de revisitar um país cuja paisagem é, apenas aparentemente, monótona. É também uma viagem interior, a do crescimento de um rapaz mimado e preguiçoso, que acompanhando a migração dos patos bravos através do país, aprende o valor do trabalho e da lealdade, como garante da sobrevivência do grupo. Com muitas notas sobre a vida selvagem (mesmo sendo os animais personificações), geologia, e alguma história, é um livro, ao mesmo te ...more
Ints
Mar 05, 2015 Ints rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Visnotaļ pamācoša. Nekad, nekad nevajag kaulēties ar rūķīšiem. Bonusā vesela kaudze ar Zviedrijas teikām un Zviedrijas vēstures apskatiem. Uz beigām gan autorei pietrūcies par ko rakstīt, tādēļ iekļāvusi šo to no savas dzīves.

Mierīgi var lasīt arī pieaudzis cilvēks, grāmatas valoda bagāta, stāsti interesanti. Vairāk tāda novadpētnieciska grāmata nekā bērnu pasaka. Un tais laikos jau autori nekaunējās aprakstīt dzīvi tādu kāda ta ir, nāve, netaisnība un nežēlība, tas viss te ir. Bet ir arī darbas
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Susan
Apr 05, 2014 Susan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful fantasy book for children or anyone who has not already read it. I read it several times over the last 70 years.
Isabel
Jul 01, 2016 Isabel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010
Efectivamente, a terra e o mar podem unir-se de muitas formas. Umas vezes, a terra vai ao encontro do mar, desdobra-se em prados inclinados e planícies, onde a erva cresce em abundância, e o mar acolhe-a com areias movediças amontoadas em bancos e colunas; dir-se-ia que, por se amarem tão pouco, o mar e a terra só querem mostrar um ao outro o que têm de menos belo. Outras vezes a terra, quando o mar se aproxima, ergue uma muralha de montanhas, como se quisesse deter inimigos, e então o mar lança ...more
Craig Barner
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils was a pleasant surprise for a number of reasons. I did not expect a great story mostly because in 1902, the Swedish Ministry of Education commissioned Selma Lagerlof to write the adventure as a way to make geography a bit more entertaining for school children. As a result, I thought the didactic purpose behind the book would result in a didactic story.

It was anything but! This is an entertaining story. I did not know the location of places where the adventure tak
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Elsje
Oct 20, 2011 Elsje rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2003
Deze vakantie las ik onder andere ons maandboek van Selma Lagerlöf - Niels Holgerssons wonderbare reis. Dit boek won de Nobelprijs voor de literatuur in 1909, bijna een eeuw geleden dus. Deels in zonnig Zeeland, de rest in al even zonnig New York. Om me van daar te verplaatsen naar het Zweden van begin 20e eeuw was niet moeilijk!

Het verhaal is in twee zinnen samen te vatten: dierenpestend rotjochie uit het zuiden van Zweden wordt in een kabouter veranderd en zal pas weer in een jongen terug word
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Anna
Νιλλλςςςς Χόοοοολγκερσοοον

ακόμα νομίζω ότι ακούγεται στα αυτιά μου το τραγουδάκι έναρξης από το παιδικό της ΕΡΤ (με την παλιά μεταγλώττιση, όχι την ξενέρωτη την καινούρια) και νομίζω ότι ο Νιλς έχει σημαδεύσει την παιδική μου ηλικία (και τα νεύρα της μάνας μου). Το βιβλίο το έχω λιώσει, προσπαθούσα να ζωγραφίσω (με αποτυχία) τις περιπέτειες του Νιλς, έλεγα τη γνώμη μου στο τι δεν μου άρεσε στο βιβλίο και τι θα μπορούσε να είχε γίνει καλύτερο και νομίζω ότι ακόμα έχω μια συμπάθεια στη Σουηδία (στ
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Megen
Nov 27, 2008 Megen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this for a Scandinavian Children's Literature class in college (surprisingly, one of the best classes I've ever had--thanks Elizabeth for suggesting it). I read several really interesting books in this class and this one is the story of a Swedish boy, Nils, who sees the whole of Sweden and learns about Swedish geography while flying on top a goose. It was originally commissioned by the National Teachers Association as a geography reader for the public schools. I wish the American school s ...more
Julie Mestdagh
Apr 18, 2016 Julie Mestdagh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nobelprijswinnares (literatuur - 1909) Selma Lagerlöf schreef het boek "Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige" in 1906, met als onderliggend doel de Zweedse schoolkinderen op een leuke, speelse manier te laten kennismaken met de geografie en fauna en flora van Zweden. Dat ze dit op heel succesvolle wijze deed, bewijzen de vele bewerkingen, vertalingen en verfilmingen die inmiddels volgden op de publicatie van het boek. Ik las nu eerst de kinderversie - met prachtige illustraties van Lars ...more
ala'
Oct 25, 2013 ala' rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
رغم اني مللت قليلا من الوصف المسهب لطبيعة السويد , و لكن لا بد من الاعتراف ان القصة خفيفة دم جدا , و خيالية جدا , و تقدم الكثير من الحكايات الشعبية الجميلة في داخلها , و العلاقات الرقيقة ..
تستحق القراءة بكل تأكيد ..
Miguel Soto
Hace tiempo supe que existía una historia acerca de un niño que viajaba sobre un pato. Nunca supe más detalle, cómo viajaban, si el pato era gigante o el niño pequeño, en qué territorios se movían o por qué lo hacían. Luego supe que tal historia era conocida como el viaje de Nils Holgersson. Más adelante me topé con un ejemplar y me decidí a leerlo. Me costó mucho trabajo al principio, me parecía lento y creo que la doble columna de Porrúa no me ayudaba mucho.

Poco a poco le fui tomando gusto, me
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Hikari
Nov 11, 2012 Hikari rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nils Holgerssons wunderbare Reise von Selma Lagerlöf, illustriert von Lars Klinting ist ein schönes Kinderbuch mit wundervollen Bildern. Das Buch, das ich gelesen habe, hat nur einen Umfang von 92 Seiten und ist zum einen stark gekürzt (die originalen Versionen haben bis zu 400 Seiten) und zum anderen ist das Buch für die jüngeren Kinder gedacht. Das Original soll düsterer, kritischer und ernster sein. Dies hier ist jedoch auch für die Kleineren geeignet, es ist zwar mitunter spannend, aber es g ...more
Leah
Jun 29, 2016 Leah rated it it was amazing
This book will give you so much.
How is it that Swedish writers always find the right words for expressing children's thoughts and feelings? Lagerlöf does a great job, not only in describing the Swedish landscape, but also in describing and telling Nils' story. It is a wonderful piece of literature and should be read to every child.
You can learn a lot from Nils Holgersson. It deals with topics different to speak about, like death, sickness or growing up. And while writing about it in such a uni
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Robert
Oct 26, 2015 Robert rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book so much as a kid. And that's the first book I've tried to read in Hungarian, as a 6 year old (Romanian being my native language, and Hungarian my mother-tongue).
María MC
Un libro poco conocido, y no debería ser así. Todo niño y niña debería conocer Nils y disfrutar, sentir, temer, reír y vivir con sus aventuras.
Mae
May 28, 2012 Mae rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's about a boy whose mammy and daddy are gone away for a day. The boy finds a leprechaun while he is eating in the garden. The leprechaun makes him as small as a bird. Then the boy finds a goose, and the goose says that he has lost the other geese. The boy says he will fly along on the goose's back and help it find the others. They have a lot of adventures together. They even find a bear's cave. The boy falls in. The goose throws a rope in to rescue him, and the boy climbs up on the rope. Anot ...more
Jenny
Oct 13, 2012 Jenny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Part fairy tale, part an imaginative wander around Sweden and its natural history. Initially written for school children it paid great attention to the ecology of different areas of that country. Yet you wouldn't know it. Woven around the adventures of a young boy who was turned elf-size for not keeping a promise, and who goes on to follow a flock of geese in their travels. It was written in 1909 and the author was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Very cleverly written. Age ...more
Eleftherios Trypas
Perfect book!!!
ANNA POLYAKOVA
Apr 24, 2016 ANNA POLYAKOVA rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
'The Wonderful Adventures of Nils' is an amazing fairy tale by the Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf written over a hundred year ago.

The book is about a young boy, Nils Holgersson, who mostly likes “sleeping and eating and getting into mischief”. He is “sluggish and lazy”, and also unkind to animals and people. One day, when his parents went off to church, Nils captures a gnome in the fly-net. The gnome puts a spell on him and turns Nils into a tiny version of himself. The farm animals are delighted
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Brigitte Alouqua
Oh que voila un merveilleux voyage que je vous conseille de faire

Non seulement, l'auteur nous offre une merveilleuse histoire, mais il nous offre également une évasion totale.

Ce livre, je l'ai trouvé magique, vous avez vraiment l'impression de visiter la Suède vous-même et non pas à travers une histoire.

Une histoire qui plaira autant aux petits qu'aux grands qui retrouveront leurs âmes d'enfants.

C'est en lisant le résumé que j'ai appris que l'édition originale date du début des années 1900 et q
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Esraa


نيلز (باليابانية: ニルスのふしぎな旅)
فكرتني بـ كافكا علي الشاطيء

" مغامَرات نِلز العجيب " كانت بداية معرفتي بِالكاتبة السويدية سلمي لاجرلوف
ذائعة الصيت , زادت شُهرتها بعد ما حصلت علي جائزة نوبل العالمية للآداب لعام 1909 ميلادياً ..
و الحقيقة كانت هي أول سيدة تحصُل علي هذة الجائزة وأول سويدية كمان
الحكاية كبيرة بقَه .. هحكيهالكوا ^_^
وصلتها رسالة من الإتحاد الوطني للمدرسين في السويد ، بتقول فيما معناه :
(( إنهمـ عاوزينها تكتب "كتاب مدرسي " يستمتع بيه الأطفال في الدراسة ، و من خلالُه يعرفوا جغرافية بلادهم ،وي
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Roberta
Davvero una bella favola, mi spiace non averla letta da bambina.
Parto subito con un dettaglio che non conoscevo e che si trova nell'introduzione: (view spoiler).
Il racconto ha tutti i dettagli della buona favola: il bambino che tratta mal
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Vivian
Mar 26, 2012 Vivian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s
Imagine you have somehow shrunk to the size of an elf and have been carried away on the back of a goose, which begins a long and dangerous journey from which you hope to return.

My fourth grade teacher read this aloud as we happily worked on quiet art projects which occupied our hands and produced life-long keepsakes while at the same time being absorbed by the memorable adventures of a Norse-land boy.
siriusedward
Mar 22, 2016 siriusedward rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: elena
A good book.good way to learn about Sweden.
Read the first part moving on to his return back home.
Loved how gradually Nils changed from a careless unthinking boy to a helpful generous boy....the geese and the animals were fun too.
On to the second part...
Attila
Aug 18, 2014 Attila rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childhood, animals
A children's classic written by Nobel Prize-winning author Selma Lagerlöf, about the journey of a boy (turned into a pixie) on the back of wild geese around Sweden. It is not only a great novel, but also a rich collection of fables and myths, and every page is filled with the author's love of her homeland and of animals. Back then I did not know that it had been written as a geography book for kids, but I followed Nils's journey on maps, and liked that I could identify the actual places. It is a ...more
Lucy
Aug 31, 2012 Lucy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Чела съм я като малка, но е оставила много ярък спомен, какъвто малко книги от онова време са успели. Изключително оригинална и интересна.
Maaike
Jul 04, 2016 Maaike rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, sweden
*Read in German*
Loved it. How come the Swedes write such great books?
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Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was a Swedish author. In 1909 she became the first woman to ever receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings". She later also became the first female member of the Swedish Academy.

Born in the forested countryside of Sweden she was told many of the classic Swed
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