Amy Carr's Reviews > The Tomten

The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Dec 18, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: picture-book

A favorite picture book from my childhood. The story of a little Swedish "tomten" (elf type creature) and his life on the farm. I read the book out loud to my boys tonight and while I was basking in the warm glow of a familiar, beloved story from my childhood, they were creeped out that little men might be walking around the house while they were sleeping looking in windows. Matter of fact, one of my boys came and crawled into my bed about 20 minutes ago. Guess that story backfired a little...
3 likes · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Tomten.
Sign In »

Reading Progress

04/18 marked as: read

Comments (showing 1-1 of 1) (1 new)

dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by Natalie (new)

Natalie Laughing so hard at your kids' reaction!! :) I need to get this book! And the Lucia one! I grew up with a Svenska Farmor & Farfar and we sang Swedish Christmas songs & ate Swedish Christmas food. I miss all that. :)

back to top