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Contemplate a hedgehog’s bristles, a crab’s bad mood, a pea who believes it was meant to be a butterfly, and ​other wonderful images​ in Inger Hagerup’s poems. First published in Norway in 1961, this wonderfully quirky collection is now available in English. This one is fun to read aloud!


​Generations of Norwegian children have grown up reading and reciting poems by Inger Hagerup (1905-1985). A​live with sound, shape, and color​, t​he combination of handwritten, informal verse and Paul René Gauguin’s avant garde illustration​s​ has proven ​to be an​ irresistible​ and endlessly delightful combination for children and adults a like​. ​

  • Author: Inger Hagerup
  • Illustrator: Paul Rene Gauguin
  • Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
  • Measurments: L 9.5" W 6.6"
  • Hardcover, 32 pages

Contemplate a hedgehog’s bristles, a crab’s bad mood, a pea who believes it was meant to be a butterfly, and ​other wonderful images​ in Inger Hagerup’s poems. First published in Norway in 1961, this wonderfully quirky collection is now available in English. This one is fun to read aloud!


​Generations of Norwegian children have grown up reading and reciting poems by Inger Hagerup (1905-1985). A​live with sound, shape, and color​, t​he combination of handwritten, informal verse and Paul René Gauguin’s avant garde illustration​s​ has proven ​to be an​ irresistible​ and endlessly delightful combination for children and adults a like​. ​

  • Author: Inger Hagerup
  • Illustrator: Paul Rene Gauguin
  • Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
  • Measurments: L 9.5" W 6.6"
  • Hardcover, 32 pages
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