“Karlsson-on-the-Roof” by Astrid Lindgren

I kept on trying to improve my Danish and this time I chose to join Karlsson on the roof. Karlsson is a handsome, thoroughly clever, perfectly plump man in his prime and you wether love him or you hate him.

Lillebror is a perfectly normal little child living in Stockholm, except that he is friends with a little man, who lives on the roof and can fly due to his propeller on the back. Together they go through some adventures. Sometimes they have to fight of thieves and sometimes they turn into thieves themselves by stealing buns from Lillebrors mother. Karlsson is witty and smart, but also egoistic, spoiled and sometimes just rude.

I still enjoyed the stories about Karlsson. They are fun and entertaining, but I wouldn’t want to be friends with Karlsson.

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