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Nordqvist, Sven

Works: 1,090 works in 3,120 publications in 24 languages and 10,562 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Christmas stories  Illustrated works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, 9pu, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Artist, Translator, pw, Arranger, Designer, 9 p;
Classifications: PZ7.N7756, E
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Publications about Sven Nordqvist
Publications by Sven Nordqvist
Most widely held works by Sven Nordqvist
Pancake pie by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
58 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 948 libraries worldwide
This story about baking a 'pancake-cake' for the cat with three birthdays a year! When Pettson sets out to make Findus a cake, he finds that he's missing a key ingredient. This starts a hilarious chain of events resulting in Pettson distracting a bull, climbing through a skylight into his attic to find his fishing pole to fish the key out of the well, so he can open his shed, fix his flat tire, then ride to the store to buy some flour (and a new pair of overalls), then made a tasty cake for Findus!
The fox hunt by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
78 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 922 libraries worldwide
Farmer Festus and his cat find a way of getting rid of a troublesome fox by using their brains instead of a gun
Merry Christmas, Festus and Mercury by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Unable to continue with Christmas preparations because of his injured foot, old man Festus and his cat Mercury face a bleak Christmas until the neighbors come to the rescue
Festus & Mercury ruckus in the garden by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Festus and his cat Mercury come up with elaborate methods to protect their garden from chickens, pigs, and cows
Findus disappears! by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Farmer Pettson's talking cat Findus disappears on the farm and runs into some mice and a badger before being rescued by Pettson
Festus & Mercury wishing to go fishing by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Mercury the cat tries to cheer up his grouchy old master Festus through elaborate plans to get him to go fishing
Porker finds a chair by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Swedish and English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Porker finds a chair but can't figure out how to sit on it
The Tomtes' Christmas porridge by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"Every Christmas Eve, the family put out porridge for the Tomtes to thank them for their help around the farm. But this year they forget, and Papa Tomte will be angry if he finds out. So Mama Tomte and the children hatch a cunning plan ... A charming story based on an old Swedish Christmas tradition" --Cover verso
The hat hunt by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 202 libraries worldwide
When the hat he never takes off suddenly disappears, Grandpa searches for it all over town and in the process finds a variety of objects from his past
Festus and Mercury go camping by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Festus and his cat, Mercury, change their plans for a camping trip when the chickens insist on going along
Pettson gaat kamperen by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Opa Pettson en zijn poes Findus willen gaan kamperen, maar komen niet verder dan de achtertuin. Prentenboek met grote gekleurde tekeningen en stripachtige details. Vanaf ca. 5 jaar
Findus gaat verhuizen by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Omdat kat Findus van opa Pettson niet om vier uur 's nachts op zijn bed mag springen, verhuist hij naar een huisje in de tuin. Maar is dat wel zo leuk? Prentvertelling met paginagrote kleurenillustraties. Vanaf ca. 5 jaar
Willie in the big world : an adventure with numbers by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
In searching for the big world, Willie encounters witches, talking animals, and other strange creatures, who give him odd objects that come in handy later on, and introduce him to the concepts of numbers and counting
Porker's taxi by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
As he transports passengers uphill and downhill in his wheelbarrow, Porker makes an interesting discovery
When Findus was little and disappeared by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Farmer Pettson tells the story of when Findus was little and came to live with him, and how he lost him and found him again. Suggested level: junior, primary
Mamá Muu y el chichón by Jujja Wieslander( Book )
35 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
When Mamá Muu has a little accident and ends up with a scratch and a lump on her forehead, the farmer helps with her scratch, while her friend Cuervo flies off to see if he can help with the lump on her head
Toen Findus klein was by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Opa Pettson vertelt hoe zijn bijdehante poes Findus bij hem in huis kwam en dat hij hem een keer kwijt was. Prentenboek met gedetailleerde tekeningen in kleur. Vanaf ca. 5 jaar
Test your vocabulary by Peter Watcyn-Jones( Book )
42 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Key makes book useful for self study
Morgen, Findus, wird's was geben by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
38 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Eine Weihnachtsüberraschung für Pettersson und Findus: 1994 kam die vorliegende Geschichte von Pettersson und Findus das erste Mal heraus. Nun ist sie erstmals im Taschenbuch erschienen. Es wird darin erzählt wie Pettersson seinem Kater Findus vom Weihnachtsmann erzählt und dieser ihn unbedingt treffen möchte. Nachdem Pettersson ihm dies versprochen hat, geht er an die Arbeit, um eine Weihnachtsmannmaschine herzustellen. Dass dies gar nicht so einfach ist, merkt Pettersson bald schon. Was es da alles zu tun gibt und mit welchen Schwierigkeiten der Tüftler zu kämpfen hat, wird in den siebzehn Kapiteln ebenso erzählt, wie die Überraschung, welche auf Pettersson am Weihnachtsabend wartet ... Diese spannende Geschichte, wird durch viele liebenswerte Bilder veranschaulicht und bereichert. Ein schönes Vorlesebuch zur Weihnachtszeit. Ab 5 Jahren, ausgezeichnet, Beatrice Balint
Eine Geburtagstorte für die Katze by Sven Nordqvist( Book )
51 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Despite many difficulties, a farmer named Pettersson is determined to celebrate his cat's birthday by baking a pancake pie
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Alternative Names
Nardvist, Sven 1946-
Nōdokuvisuto, Suven 1946-
Noradakawisata, Sawena 1946-
Nôrdakvista, Svena 1946-
Nõrdkvist, Sven 1946-
Norkvist, Sven 1946-
Nórtkbist, Sben 1946-
Norudokuvisto, Suven 1946-
Norudokuvisuto, Suven 1946-
Norŭdŭk'ŭbisŭt'ŭ, Sŭben 1946-
Nūrdkfīst, Sfīn 1946-
Nurdkvist, Sven
Nūrdkvīst, Sven 1946-
Nūrdkvīst, Svin 1946-
Nūrdkvists, Svens 1946-
Sven Nordquvist
Sven Nordqvist auteur-illustrateur de livres pour enfants
Sven Nordqvist schwedischer Zeichner
Sven Nordqvist svensk arkitekt och författare
Sven Nordqvist svensk arkitekt og skribent
Sven Nordqvist Swedish author and illustrator
Sven Nordqvist Zweeds schrijver
Нордквист С. 1946-
Норквист, Свен 1946-
Нурдквист, Свен
Нурдквист, Свен 1946-
Свен Нордквіст
Свен Нурдквіст
Свэн Нурдквіст Швэдзкі пісьменьнік, ілюстратар
נורדקויסט, סון
노르드크리스트, 스벤 1946-
노르드크비스트, 스벤 1946-
누루드크비스트, 스벤 1946-
누르드크비스트, 스벤 1946-
ノードクヴィスト, スヴェン
ノルドクヴィスト, スヴェン
ノルドクヴィスト, スヴェン 1946-
ノルドクビスト, スベン
German (140)
English (106)
Swedish (93)
Russian (34)
Polish (33)
Danish (15)
Arabic (13)
Dutch (13)
Chinese (7)
Norwegian (7)
French (6)
Persian (4)
Turkish (4)
Korean (3)
Afrikaans (3)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
Lithuanian (2)
Hindi (2)
Finnish (2)
Estonian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Syriac, Modern (1)
Catalan (1)
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