Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Eight Children and a Truck by Anne-Cath. Vestly

Author: Anne-Cath. Vestly
Original title: Åtte små, to store og en lastebil
Pages: 175
Edition Language: Russian
Series: Eight Children #1
Format: Hardcover
Genres: Childrens

    Eight Children and a Truck concerns a family with eight children living in a small apartment in Oslo and their adventures.

My thoughts: 
      It was a lovely children's book, worthy of Lindgren. It was so fun, warm and moving. The whole book is full of kindness and sincerity. The huge family with limited financial resources find joy and pleasure and magic in the small, everyday things like a pirate party, painting the floor, going into the forest or riding in a tram. Even unpleasant and disagreeable people are not so bad when it comes to life tests. In this book such values as kindness, sincerity, family ties and even forgiveness are shown in such a simple and accessible way, what I have no doubt that a child will get it. And grown-ups will be left with a warm cozy feeling of something light and heartwarming coming in their life.

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