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BONUS Ten new pages about Selma Lagerlof and Sweden added Three landscape photos included Selma Lagerlof is best known in America and worldwide for her masterpiece children's' stories NILS The Wonderful Adventures of Nils and The Further Adventures of Nils Holgersson Originally commissioned by the Swedish National Teachers' Society to teach introductory geography to young Swedish schoolchildren these adventures first published in 1906 1907 take flight when Nils a Swedish imp is magically reduced to elfin size gets astride a gander who joins a flock of wild geese that fly a route covering the significant geographical and historical sites of all of Sweden Along the way they encounter the conseuential elements of survival both socially and environmentally predator and victim friend and foe the land and its users Told in a series of narratives these adventures demonstrate this Nobel prize winning author's skill at defining the sublime in simple everyday existence Much of Selma Lagerlof's work is rooted in her childhood experiences at the ancestral home Marbacka In her Memories of Marbacka she recounts the flight of one of Marbacka's ganders who joins a flock of wild geese and returns during the next seasonal migration proudly bringing new family and friends to share the domestic trough only to come to a horrific end at the hands of the wicked housekeeper The emergence of these childhood impressions coupled with adult wisdom suggests the appeal of the adventures of Nils to both children and adults Family and household staff were a source of entertainment and amusement; the imaginative enchantment of storytelling was a main diversion Of the many concerns in these adventures still appropriate today is that of the environment expressed by the wild goose If you have learned anything at all from us Thumbietot you no longer think that the humans should have the whole earth to themselves Remember you have a large country and you can easily afford to leave a few bare rocks a few shallow lakes and swamps a few desolate cliffs and remote forests to us poor dumb creatures where we can be allowed to live in peace This combined edition from 1917 translations of the two adventures is sixth in a series of reprints from Penfield Books of the works of Selma Lagerlof Others include Invisible Links Girl from the Marsh Croft Memories of Marbacka Scandinavian Kings and ueens revised version soon to be released and Gosta Berling's Saga Forthcoming is Words of Love and Wisdom by Selma Lagerlof a book of selected excerpts from her major works Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige

About the Author: Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf 1858 1940 was a Swedish author In 1909 she became the first woman to ever receive the Nobel Prize in Literature in appreciation of the lofty idealism vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings She later also became the first female member of the Swedish Academy Born in the forested countryside of Sweden she was told many of the

10 thoughts on “Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige

  1. says:

    Cross curricular teaching and entertainment in one Nobel volumeThese days interdisciplinary projects and cross curricular interlinking of learning are all the fashion and stressed teachers sigh in frustration over the tour de force of teaching not only their own subject but of successfully implementing relevant connections to other areas as well in order to make learning meaningful to an increasingly lazy naughty

  2. says:

    This children's classic published in 1906 by future Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf is so famous in Scandinavia that everyone knows the plot; but until now I'd never read it Nils Holgersson a good for nothing kid in late nineteenth century Skåne angers the local tomte a kind of Swedish leprechaun who magically transforms him into another tomte Nils who's now the size of a thumb is fortunately adopted by a flock of

  3. says:

    There are three very good reasons to read this book the author is first woman ever to win a Nobel Prize it appears on Le Monde list of best books of 20th century And the fact that the protagonist's picture appears on 20 Swedish krona banknotes The talking animal surpass those of Kipling's Jungle Book in detail and characterization and they are also talking about such subjects like deforestation and industrialisation And

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    “The Wonderful Adventure of Nils Holgersson” is a Swedish children’s classic Published in 1906 the book actually resulted from a commission from the National Teachers Association to write a geography reader Author Selma Lagerlof apparently spent three years studying Nature and also investigating folklore and legends from around the country before writing this bookThe story itself involves a fourteen year old boy calle

  5. says:

    This book will give you so much How is it that Swedish writers always find the right words for expressing children's thoughts and feelings? Lagerlöf does a great job not only in describing the Swedish landscape but also in describing and telling Nils' story It is a wonderful piece of literature and should be read to every child You can learn a lot from Nils Holgersson It deals with topics different to speak about like death s

  6. says:

    A big book but full of nice stories of the wonderful adventures of Nils a boy who was turned tiny and went on a trip on his goose or was it a duck I can't remember? But what I do remember is that the book had some magical stories to tell Especially loved the one with the magical city and the one with the deer

  7. says:

    I was about 10 years old and looking for something to read on a uiet Sunday afternoon in summer when I ran across a battered and faded copy of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils Originally published in Sweden in 1906 7 it tells the story of a naughty farmer's lad who has what we would today call attitude toward his parents toward farming and toward the animals on the farm He's a terror in short and his parents despair of him An elf tu

  8. says:

    There’s so much to the world of reading sigh And I continue to explore aspects of Children’s Literature In ‘The Wonderful Adventures of Nils’ Selma Lagerlof has created a slow mindful book that draws you into a world of adventure fun and learning Initially I found the pace of the book a bit slow and thought it might be boring But I caught myself just in time we are usd to fast paced action thriller of novels we are not used to

  9. says:

    Wonderful fantasy book for children or anyone who has not already read it I read it several times over the last 70 years

  10. says:

    Sometimes its the perspective of a child that gives adults much needed clarity Without hyperbole metaphors or euphemisms this wonderful tale of adventure manages to show the complexity of nature and the abuse nature has gone through in the hands of humans Selma Lagerlöf writes story about a boy who isn't always very nice and one day annoys an elf enough to get himself hit by a spell the boy Nils can now understand animals and birds along wi

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