another wacky request

Ulrika Isacsson miri at
Tue Jun 15 13:19:59 EDT 2004

Robyn Starkey wrote:

> I am still putting together my children's books for Fall, and I was 
> hoping a Scandinavian listmember (maybe) could help me out. I am 
> looking for a story about Lotta, the girl with the stuffed pig she 
> insists is a teddybear. Does anyone know the title of the book? I 
> thought it was "Lotta", but I can't find anything with that title. The 
> bit from the book I remember is that she cuts up her sweater and then 
> runs away to live in a tree. Her family is quite tolerant of all this.
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Robyn

According to my library there is a book called Lotta by Astrid Lindgren 
that includes two books about her. The Mischevious Martens and Lotta 
Leaves Home. From your description I'd say you're looking for the second 
one. Hope it helps.

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