By Stark, UlfIllustrated by Hoeglund, AnnaTranslated by Marshall, Julia
This is a sensitive book, a classic in many countries, about a friendship between two boys and an old man. There are plenty of old men who would do as a grandfather at the retirement home, Ulf suggests, when Berra wonders why he doesn't have one. They go there together to find on...e - ideally one who eats pig's trotters, invites you to tea and who can teach you to whistle.Read more
Ulf Stark was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1944. He has written around thirty books for children and young adults, translated into more than twenty languages. He has won many prizes in Sweden and internationally, including the German Youth Literature Prize and the Astrid Lindgren Prize, and he was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018.
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