Malla cyklar [A crash course for Molly]

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Description

Country: Sweden


Title: Malla cyklar [A crash course for Molly]


Language: Swedish, English


Bibliographic Information: Eriksson, Eva. Malla cyklar [A crash course for Molly]. Stockholm: Eriksson & Lindgren, 2003.


ISBN: 9187803887

Summary:
A funny picture book about a little pig’s first attempts to ride a bicycle to the park with her grandmother.

 

Reason for choosing the book:
Eva Eriksson is an acclaimed Swedish artist; she has won the Astrid Lindgren Award in 2001. The humorous interaction between text and image demonstrates the author-illustrator’s skills. Furthermore, the plot revolves around the use of bicycles, a characteristic element in the lives of Swedish people and other (mostly Northern) Europeans as well.

 

Links to relevant sites:
http://www.library.northwestern.edu/exhibits/hca/illustrator.html#eriksson
Biography and book covers

http://www.geckopress.co.nz/Eva_Eriksson_42.aspx
Other books by Eva Eriksson that have been translated in English