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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:37
  • eBook ISBN:9789525878646

Leo - The Little Wanderer

by Tuula Pere

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Overview
The wind whispers greetings from foreign lands into Leo’s ear. Excited, the little wanderer sets off for a long journey where he faces some bigger and smaller wonders of life. Leo meets kind people who are willing to lend their hand even to a perfect stranger. Having no common language is not a barrier. The human mind is filled with similar joys and sorrows everywhere. An old writer teaches Leo how important it is to listen to life and the message carried between words. After the journey is over, the wanderer can peacefully settle himself on the front steps of his home to marvel the sun-gilded home valley and cherish the memories saved in his heart. – Leo - the wanderer has been published also in Finnish with the name Lauri - pikku matkamies and in Swedish with a name Lars - den lille vandraren. – The publisher Wickwick is a Finnish publishing company specialized in children’s picture books, novels and poems. The books reflect a warm and tolerant view of life, which offers a peaceful background for enjoying stories, both for children and adults.
Description
The wind whispers greetings from foreign lands into Leo’s ear. Excited, the little wanderer sets off for a long journey where he faces some bigger and smaller wonders of life. Leo meets kind people who are willing to lend their hand even to a perfect stranger. Having no common language is not a barrier. The human mind is filled with similar joys and sorrows everywhere. An old writer teaches Leo how important it is to listen to life and the message carried between words. After the journey is over, the wanderer can peacefully settle himself on the front steps of his home to marvel the sun-gilded home valley and cherish the memories saved in his heart. – – Leo - the wanderer has been published also in Finnish with the name Lauri - pikku matkamies and in Swedish with a name Lars - den lille vandraren. – – The publisher Wickwick is a Finnish publishing company specialized in children’s picture books, novels and poems. The books reflect a warm and tolerant view of life, which offers a peaceful background for enjoying stories, both for children and adults.
About the author
Tuula Pere was born in Finland, in 1958, and spent some of her important childhood years in a small village in Eastern Finland. She moved to Helsinki at the end of the 1970’s when she began her studies at the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law. She got her Master’s degree in 1984, majoring in international civil law and comparative law. After two decades of professional career, Tuula Pere embarked upon studies to get a Ph.D. in law. She is currently preparing her doctoral thesis on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. She has previously worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. Alongside her research project, Tuula Pere has also set about realizing another dream of hers. She has written several children’s books and poems. Tuula Pere is an avid music and sports enthusiast and a keen baker. She is married and a mother of three.
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