Ulf Nilsson is a celebrated Swedish children’s writer, who has won the August and US Batchelder prizes. He has written 120 books and has size 47 (UK 13.5) shoes. He lives in Gamla Stan in Stockholm.
All the Dear Little Animals£9.99
‘The whole world is full of dead things,’ said Esther. ‘In every bush there is a bird, a butterfly, a mouse. Someone must be kind and look after them. Someone must make a sacrifice and see that all these things are buried.’
‘Who must?’ I asked. ‘We must,’ she said.
Goodbye Mr Muffin£12.99
This picture book is for ages three and up. It tells the touching story about the death of a much-loved pet. Growing old, death rites, the question of the afterlife, all handled with warmth and gentle humour.