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Astrid the unstoppable

Author: Maria Parr; Katie Harnett; Guy Puzey
Publisher: London : Walker Books and Subsidiaries, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Astrid Glimmerdal loves to spend her days racing down the mountainside on her sledge and skis - the faster the better! She just wishes there were other children to share in her adventures. Instead, she has to put up with a grumpy 74 year old for a best friend (although secretly, she knows she wouldn't have it any other way). Astrid's world is about to be turned upside down, however, first by the arrival of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Parr; Katie Harnett; Guy Puzey
ISBN: 9781406366853 1406366854
OCLC Number: 1009335642
Notes: Translated from the Norwegian.
"Originally published as Tonje Glimmerdal by Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations
Other Titles: Tonje Glimmerdal.
Responsibility: by Maria Parr ; translated by Guy Puzey ; illustrated by Katie Harnett.

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"Astrid Glimmerdal loves to spend her days racing down the mountainside on her sledge and skis - the faster the better! She just wishes there were other children to share in her adventures. Instead, she has to put up with a grumpy 74 year old for a best friend (although secretly, she knows she wouldn't have it any other way). Astrid's world is about to be turned upside down, however, first by the arrival of a strange family, and then a mystery woman. Her best friend, Gunnvald, has been keeping a secret from her - one that will test their friendship to its limits. Everything is changing in Astrid's world and she's not happy about it. Luckily, she has a plan...A feisty and irrepressible heroine, Astrid is sure to charm readers in this modern classic in the making." --Publisher description.

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"Maria Parr's second novel is a hilarious and heart-warming story about family and friendship that will delight fans of Pippi Longstocking. [...]A feisty and irrepressible heroine, Astrid is sure to Read more...

 
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