Located in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, the Nordic Countries/Territories are comprised of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Aland. And while they may share a region and some traditions, each has its own distinct geography, history, and heritage.
The book introduces readers to siblings Lise and Lasse and the captivating Sami culture of northern Scandinavia. Beneath the dancing northern lights, Lise and Lasse enjoy the winter days and polar nights, playing pranks on their family, playing with their reindeer, skiing, and taking hot saunas.
The warmth and beauty of a Swedish Christmas is captured in this collection of 300 historic postcards from renowned artists such as Jenny Nyström, Elsa Beskow, and Aina Stenberg. Each postcard reveals the magic behind Christmas, and the joy of Scandinavian tradition and folklore.