Tag Archives: Sweden

Encouraging spring with Swedish flowers

Trying to encourage spring flowering in our display celebrating Sweden

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My Happy Life by Rose Lagercrantz, illustrated by Eva Ericksson. Translated by Julia Marshall.  Gecko Press, 2013. First published in Sweden in 2010. This is one of the sweetest books I’ve ever… travels by book: sweden

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Move over Jane Austen, there is now another female author who will appear on currency. Hurrah for Astrid Lindgren and Sweden!…

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from the I Like Sweden site: A must on every occasion is the Swedish Princess Cake! Lovely cake layers of whipped cream, vanilla cream and green marzipan with icing sugar on top! For the recipe, go here: http://bit.ly/15c2IHo!  Photo: Jakob Fridholm/imagebank.sweden.se —————– … Continue reading

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Package received from sister library in Sweden today with spring crafts (with detailed instructions) for International Children’s Book Day! Easter witches!!! So exciting!

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Karlson on the Roof

I stumbled across an article in the Wall Street Journal today, “In Search of Banned Children’s Books” by Cynthia Crosson, written in response to a letter about Astrid Lindgren’s Karlson books being little known in the U.S. Indeed, the Karlson … Continue reading

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