Lisa lives in a tiny place called Noisy Village with all her friends, and with so many children living there, it's a very noisy place indeed! Join the children on a riotous adventure as they explore the great outdoors and get up to plenty of mischief, in this gently humorous story collection by much-loved author, Astrid Lindgren.
Welcome to Noisy Village! Well, it's not really quite what it sounds. Lisa, who tells the story, lives on Middle Farm with her parents and two brothers, Karl and Bill. Britta and Anna live at North Farm and Olaf and Kerstin live at South Farm. It is because the houses are right next door to each other in a clump as they liked to do these things in rural Sweden years ago, and because the because the children make so much racket that the farmhouses came to be so honestly and happily named. A large linden tree grows between Middle and South Farms and so the boys in the two houses visit each other by climbing through the branches--even the girls do it sometimes, like the night they all waited for Olaf to go to sleep so that they could pull out his loose tooth without his knowing it! That is only one of the many escapades designed to make readers young and old wish they could step right into the pages of this little book. Join the fun in this companion volume to The Children of Noisy Village (published by Viking Penguin). Illustrated with delightful line drawings by Ilon Wikland; translated by Florence Lamborn.
In the middle of the countryside, there are three farms, all in a row, where Lisa, her two brothers and their friends live. Some days they pretend to be shipwrecked pirates. Others they explore the caves across the lake, sell the cherries they've picked, or sleep under the stars after a fishing trip. One day, Lisa even takes her lamb to school! There's never a quiet day for the children of Noisy Village! A charming collection of stories from one of the world's best-loved children's authors.
Pippi is the only girl in the world who can do exactly what she likes. She is nine years old and lives in a cottage with a horse and a monkey. Her friends Tommy and Annika have to go to school and go to bed when they're told, but they still have time to join Pippi on all her great adventures.
The six Bullerby children are up to their mischievous tricks. They have all sorts of adventures together, from crayfishing at the lake and selling cherries by the roadside, to taking a baby lamb to school