The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

The Tomtes Christmas Porridge Every Christmas Eve the Master puts out rice pudding for the tomtes to say thank you for their help around the house during the year Recently however the Master has forgotten and Mama tomte knows

  • Title: The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge
  • Author: Sven Nordqvist
  • ISBN: 9780863158247
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Every Christmas Eve, the Master puts out rice pudding for the tomtes to say thank you for their help around the house during the year Recently, however, the Master has forgotten, and Mama tomte knows he will forget again this year The elves hatch a plot to steal a bowl of Christmas porridge, without being seen, so that Papa tomte doesn t get angry This charming story isEvery Christmas Eve, the Master puts out rice pudding for the tomtes to say thank you for their help around the house during the year Recently, however, the Master has forgotten, and Mama tomte knows he will forget again this year The elves hatch a plot to steal a bowl of Christmas porridge, without being seen, so that Papa tomte doesn t get angry This charming story is based on an old Swedish Christmas tradition It is illustrated with great humor and is filled with delightful detail, as the tomte family scurry around their Master s house one busy Christmas Eve Ages 4 7

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    1. Sven Nordqvist's The Tomte's Christmas Porridge (the original Swedish title of Julgröten has been translated into English by Polly Lawson) is a fun and very much lively account how the female tomten at a Swedish farm are forced to basically hijack their host family's Christmas porridge on Christmas Eve (it is the time-honoured tradition and rule to leave porridge for the protective house and farm tomten every Christmas Eve, but this time, the family has seemingly forgotten, and to prevent futur [...]

    2. A lovely new Christmas book to add to my collection. I love that this is based on a Swedish tradition. I can't wait to reread it when I unpack the Christmas box next year.

    3. Tomtes are secret helpers on the farm. As a thank you the family should leave porridge with butter on Christmas Eve for them. What happens when a family forgets?

    4. Den här var så gott som perfekt. Så perfekt som det bara kan bli med jul, Sven Nordqvist och Helge Skoog. Seriöst, Helge är helt underbar på att läsa in sagor och ljudböcker. Han lever sin in i rollerna, men inte för mycket. Han är tydlig och pratar i precis lagom tempo. Att kombinera honom med Sven Nordqvist är som att kombinera choklad med popcorn; Det blir himmelskt!Älskar bakgrundsljuden i den här. Det är precis lagom mycket tissel och tassel för att höja mysighetsnivån änn [...]

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