Hedvig! (Series)

Frida Nilsson

Original Title
Hedvig!
Published
Natur & Kultur, New editions 2016, First published in 2005
Genre
Fiction 6-9
Rights Sold
Polish
German
Norwegian
Ukrainian
Russian
World English
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Hedvig! (Series)

Frida Nilsson

The popular books about Hedvig in a new edition.
Join the street-smart country girl Hedvig in her first year of school. Hedvig lives just outside of nowhere, right next to no one at all. Luckily her school is full of new adventures! The every-day adventurous life of a typical and inventive child is depicted with a great sense of humour and sympathy.


Hedvig!/ Hedvig! (2005, revised edition 2016)
Hedvig lives just outside of nowhere, right next to no one at all. Luckily her school is full of new adventures! Somtimes things goes wrong, like when the hairdresser gave her really short bangs in time for school picture day.

Hedvig och Max-Olov/ Hedvig and Max-Olov (2006, revised edition 2016)
More than anything Hedvig wants a horse. Ellen in her class got a pony from her parents. Guess what Hedvig got? A donkey named Max-Olov! Dad is very proud. “Half the kids in the country has a horse”, he says, “but who else has their own donkey.” It is not easy for Hedvig to tell her dad that in fact, the only thing that matters when you’re in second grade is a horse. In school they play horses during the break, not donkeys. So Hedvig just happens to say that Max-Olov is her new neighbour, who has three white horses that she gets to ride whenever she wants. Suddenly Hedvig is the most popular girl in class, the other girls would do anything to go along to the neighbour. When the truth gets out it gets very messy. “I hate you!” she yells at Max-Olov. The next day he has escaped! What if she hurt his feelings and he will never come back! Hedvig realizes that she misses him after all.

Hedvig och sommaren med steken/Hedvig’s Summer with Chubby (2007, revised edition 2016)
Hedvig is bored even though it is summer and the sun is shining. Out in the countryside, where she lives, there are no friends to play with. Her donkey Max-Olov is only funny at times and the neighbour’s cat keeps running away when he sees her. But when Chubby comes along it changes, he has a plan to reveal the neighbour as a cat abuser. It doesn’t quiet work out as planned, but Chubby has more ideas. One about proving that Granny isn’t going to die, she is just going on a trip to Italy, and another for how to get Hedvig’s mom´s camera back from the scary neighbour.

Hedvig och Hardemos princessa/Hedvig and the Hardemos Princess (2009, revised edition 2017)
Hedvig has a new classmate. The new one has curly hair, long eyelashes, is pretty like a princess and cannot tie their own shoelaces. Hedvig doesn’t mind helping out at all, but when she hears that the princess is a boy called Olle, it becomes embarrassing. To top it off, Olle is really fast. Hedvig has always been the fastest in the class!

 

      

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