Can You Whistle Johanna?

Author(s): Ulf Stark

Junior Fiction

Winner of the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, awarded to authors of children's and teenage literature for outstanding works.

Why doesn't Berra have a grandfather? How can he get one? There are plenty of old men who would do as a grandfather at the retirement home, Ulf suggests. They go there together to find one - ideally one who eats pig's trotters, invites you to tea and can teach you to whistle.

A classic in many countries, this is a humorous and sensitive story about a friendship between two boys and an old man. This classic tale has been translated by Julia Marshall. First published 1992. This translation 2005.


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General Fields

  • : 9780958259828
  • : Gecko Press
  • : Gecko Press
  • : September 2007
  • : 210mm X 150mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ulf Stark
  • : Paperback
  • : Anna Hoglund
  • : en
  • : 839.7374
  • : 64
  • : Colour illustrations on every page