Tomtes are little Scandinavian elves, quite mischievous but resourceful and willing to sort out situations if not taken for granted. They are very rarely seen – never by grown-ups.
Jamie and Emily enlist their help in taking care of ancient woods, and of farm animals in these children’s stories, beautifully illustrated by Brenda Tyler.
A Special Tomte Story for Christmas
As Christmas approaches, the Lord Mayor of York is so busy doing his civic duties that he forgets to tell the cook about the 25 children from the Orphanage coming to Christmas Dinner. Will there be any dinner?
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This tale is about one of York's well respected Lord Mayors, told to Brenda by his niece.
The Tomtes in the Mansion House is a 20-page illustrated full-colour paperback. It costs £8.50 + £2.00 p&p in the UK.
If you would like to buy a copy, please contact email Brenda Tyler.
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The Tomtes of Hilltop Wood books at Floris Books