Monday, September 05, 2016

Hunt Is On For The New Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking, from Sweden; the Moomins from Finland; that diminutive Norwegian, Mrs Pepperpot; or Heidi, fresh from her Swiss mountainside – these foreign stars of children's literature were popular fixtures on British bookshelves at the end of the last century. So where are the new international children's stories for tonight's bedtime reading?

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