Review of The Children of Hat Cottage by Elsa Beskow

When their mother rows to the mainland for the day, the children of Hat Cottage promise to be good. They try to be helpful by sweeping the chimney, then washing their clothes in the lake, but their good intentions soon turn to mayhem. © Little Scandinavian Find out what happens when the mother need to leave three young siblings alone at home, as she needs to row to the mainland to do some...

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The Swedish Dad, in photos

For the first time ever there is a photo book all about the heartwarming relations between dads and their children, in this instance Swedish Dads! Experience the life of a dad in a country where men are not trapped in role as the provider, but can also with 480 days shared paid parental leave, have the opportunity to be the carer for their own children. This photo book 'The Swedish Dad' will give...

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Nordic bakery cookbook

The London based cafe Nordic Bakery opened in Soho 2007 and rapidly became popular for its delicious rye breads and sandwiches, cakes and excellent coffee. It provides a heaven of peace in the middle of the busy capital. They've also opened up a Marylebone Branch since then. We love visiting the Nordic Bakery and was very pleased when we discovered the cookbook from Nordic bakery in our local...

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Imagine waking up as a member of a troll family!

One night, Neville Brisket wakes up from a strange dream, a dream that there is a horrible, stumpy finger stuck up his nose. Then he finds his room in a mess, and his dog in the laundry basket. Neville's investigations end sposhily, when he is whooshed down the toilet to the land of Under! In Scandinavian folklore, trolls are said to dwell in isolated mountains, rocks, and caves In this book the...

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