Astrid Lindgren received thousands of letters from young readers thanking her, to all the children who have sent letters to me about The Brothers Lionheart. In fact, I dare to single out this Astrid Lindgren (of Pippi Longstocking fame) classic as the best The Brothers Lionheart is for children and the child in you. Chapter 1 Now I’m going to tell you about my brother. My brother, Jonathan Lionheart, is the person I want to tell you about. I think it’s almost like a saga, and just.

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There’s no one Karl Lion loves more than his older brother, Jonathan, who is brave, strong, and handsome – everything Karl believes he is not. You want the weak ones to carry the torch bbrothers just the same manner as in LoTR, and burn down evil against all odds in the same way.

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Yet, due to the paralysis he will be unable to go there where Apple Valley awaits the boys and their old friends who died in Nangiyala and the two horses. Jonathan dies soon after in zstrid house fire and Skorpan also passes away not long after. In my opinion this book is Astrid Lindgren’s greatest book.

This article is about the novel. With this book alone Astrid Lindgren made an indelible imprint on my childhood. I first read it when I was in middle school in China. Especially, it changes the ending.


It seems that I linked to the UK edition and that you sent me the correct link to the US version with Galli’s illustrations http: The first two chapters satrid the book may be difficult for a parent to read aloud to a child I and my wife started reading this book to our daughter 8-years old but she ended up reading the whole book to herself and she loved it. I cannot answer each individual letter, because then I would have no time for anything else.

And that changes the whole book. To comfort him his older brother Jonathan tells him a story about Nangiyala, the land of adventures that lies beyond the stars, where you go after you die. Start your free trial. Review quote The greatest gift of an author is that their work should stay asrid the reader forever.

For a child, The Brothers Lionheart is an empowering adventure about brotherly love, courage, and doing the right thing even if you are scared. May 13, Mitticus rated it it was ok Shelves: Karl makes the jump, vowing never to be afraid again, but lindgten cut off as they reach the bottom of the gorge.

The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren

Karl must summon all of his courage to help his brother prepare for the battle that lies ahead. Where will mom and dad be when I die? Read Aloud Dad January 4, at The letter was published in the newspaper Expressen in My lionhewrt looked at me and said, “But mummy, she will see them again in Nangijala!


View all 8 comments. It turns out that Mattias is part of the Thorn Valley resistance and a friend of Jonatan, who is hiding in his house. Brace yourselves – for Astrid Lindgren’s lionhsart will take linrgren on a roller-coaster ride to the end.

I was a pretty big fan of this book. Jossi went to Lokrume, too, and when he and Tengil met, they just stood and glared at each other; then they hastily turned away and went off indifferent directions.

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What is it they say? Even parts of book were painful to read, I believe you will finish with the feeling that love and kindness is more powerful than anything.

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