Snow is falling on Pettson’s farm, and Christmas is approaching. Findus, the talking cat, tells Pettson that he is excited about the Yule Tomte visiting and bringing gifts. Oh dear! thinks Pettson, How can I explain that the Yule Tomte may not visit cats? So Pettson resolves to build a secret Tomte, what could possibly go wrong?
In Sweden it is not Father Christmas who brings children their Christmas presents but the Yule Tomte. Sometimes seen riding on a goat, the Tomte prefers to deliver presents after dinner on Christmas Eve. A new, longer Findus book for your collection in 17 chapters over 130 pages, translated into English by Nathan Large, with Sven Nordqvist’s engaging illustrations throughout.
This is the eleventh story published by Hawthorn Press about Findus the talking cat and his farmer. In total over 18 million copies of Pettson and Findus books have been sold worldwide and they have been translated into 55 languages. These friendly, fun stories are perfect to read aloud, and exciting for those learning to read by themselves.