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              Books by Ulf Stark

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              Can you whistle, Johanna?
                

              Can you whistle, Johanna? (Paperback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Hoeglund, Anna; Translated by Marshall, Julia

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $19.82
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              • Internationally sourced

              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.
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              ISBN 9781776573264
              Published NZ 3 Feb 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              When Dad Showed Me the Universe
               

              When Dad Showed Me the Universe (Paperback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Eriksson, Eva

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              Tonight, Dad wants to show Ulf something very special: the universe. On the way, they learn that sometimes the most important things are right under your nose.

              ISBN 9781927271827
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2015
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 4-7 years
              Availability
              38 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              When Dad Showed Me the Universe
               

              When Dad Showed Me the Universe (Hardback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Eriksson, Eva

              Tonight, Dad wants to show Ulf something very special: the universe. On the way, they learn that sometimes the most important things are right under your nose.

              ISBN 9781927271810
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2015
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Runaways
               

              The Runaways (Paperback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Crowther, Kitty

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              Grandson and grandpa run away together for a one-night adventure in this chapter book from Swedish great Ulf Stark ""I hate the food here," Grandpa said. " They've taken all the joy out of it. Not even the water tastes any good." "Perhaps you should run away," I suggested. "I did... a lot of that when I was young," he said. "But I think it's a bit late now..."But by the time I had to leave for the bus, we'd made a plan."
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              ISBN 9781776572342
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              458 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Day-by-day Summer Story in Twenty-one Short Chapters

              The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Day-by-day Summer Story in Twenty-one Short Chapters (Hardback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Eriksson, Eva; Translated by Beard, Susan

              • RRP: $40.50
              • $38.48
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              Will the rabbit children still be able to have their Midsummer party even after the big storm? Perhaps their friend Grump the tomte will help! This charming follow-up to The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits is told in twenty-one chapters.

              ISBN 9781782502449
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2016
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Language (English)
              Availability
              14 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              My Little Small
               

              My Little Small (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Bondestam, Linda; Text by Stark, Ulf; Translated by Prime, Annie

              • RRP: $34.50
              • $26.60
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              A lonely Creature lives deep within the mountain. Sunlight makes her sick, and so her world is gray gray gray.

              ISBN 9781592702091
              Released NZ 27 Mar 2018
              Publisher Enchanted Lion Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Christmas Story for Advent

              The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Christmas Story for Advent (Hardback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Eriksson, Eva; Translated by Beard, Susan

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              Will Grump the Yule Tomte ever visit the rabbit children? This charming and funny Christmas story is told over twenty-five chapters--one for each day of Advent--with delightful festive illustrations. Perfect for sharing.

              ISBN 9781782501367
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2014
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Language (English)
              Availability
              17 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Can you whistle, Johanna?
               

              Can you whistle, Johanna? (Hardback, New title)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Hoeglund, Anna; Translated by Marshall, Julia

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Ulf and Berra decide to visit the retirement home to find a grandfather for Berra. This classic Swedish children's story has been translated into 20 languages - this is the first English translation. "Funny and warm-tough writing for children learning to read alone." Translated b...y Julia Marshall.
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              ISBN 9780958259859
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2007
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Can You Whistle, Johanna?
                

              Can You Whistle, Johanna? (Hardback)

              By Stark, Ulf; Illustrated by Hoeglund, Anna

              • RRP: $40.99
              • $31.67
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              First published by Bonnier Carlsen Bokfeorlaget, Stockholm, Sweden. --Colophon.

              ISBN 9781776573257
              Published NZ 2 Feb 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 6-10 years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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              Can You Whistle, Johanna?
               

              Can You Whistle, Johanna? (Hardback, Rdr Books ed.)

              By Stark, Ulf; Translated by Segerberg, Ebba

              • RRP: $36.50
              • $28.27
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              The tale of a little boy with no grandfather who decides to go out and adopt one. This picture book for children aged between six and ten is witty and poignant, a testimony to the bond between young and old, and one that will touch the hearts of parents, grandparents and children... alike.
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              ISBN 9781571430571
              Released NZ 1 May 1996
              Publisher RDR Books,US
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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