Little House on the Fjord: A True Story (CD)
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Dimensions: 7-1/2 x 10 inches.
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This true, heartwarming story takes the reader back more than half a century to the post-war years of World War II in Norway.
Pappa Karlsen has accepted a job as the caretaker on an island in the outermost parts of the Oslofjord. On a beautiful summer's day he, with Mamma and their four children move with their few belongings from their little cottage in Fjeldstrand to the island of Kollen on a fishing vessel.
The story follows the bubbly Tulla and her more reserved older sister, 12-year-old Eva. Though their different personalities test their ability to co-exist, the girls truly love each other and when crises arise, they react individually, then unite and move forward.
The Norwegian-born author, Astrid Karlsen Scott, is internationally known for her books on Norwegian culture.