Otto Goes North

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Otto Goes North

Otto Goes North

by Ulrika Kestere

Far up in the north is a blueberry-blue house with a grass roof, where Lisa and Nils live. One day a tourist arrives: Otto has cycled for months, maybe years, to visit his friends.

Otto wants to do a spectacular painting of the northern lights to remember his visit, but he is from a hot country and it is very cold here. He can't paint for shivering so hard. His friends decide to knit him a sweater.

Set in Norway, Otto Goes North is a cozy story about friendship across borders and knitting—follow the animals as they collect fur, spin and dye yarn, find a pattern, and knit a sweater.

Ulrika Kestere is a photographer, illustrator, and graphic designer. Her first children's book was translated into multiple languages, and this is her second. Kestere was born in Latvia and lives in Sweden.

Grades K to 2.  Hardcover.

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