Lotta on Troublemaker Street

Lotta and her family live in a yellow house on Potmaker Street. But their dad says that even if pot-makers lived there in the past only troublemakers live there now. Lotta grows up in a small idyllic middle-class town during the 1950s. The three siblings have fun almost all the time, despite their youngest sister Lotta being as stubborn as an old mule according to Dad. Lotta has so very many ideas and she’s pretty sure that she knows how to do most things in the world. Like any 4-5 year old she’s headstrong, often cross, fearless, sure of herself and cheeky. But most of all she’s a happy kid. Kind, generous and resourceful – she often solves her family’s problems on her own.

  • The books are written by Astrid Lindgren and illustrated by Ilon Wikland.
  • Original title “Lotta på Bråkmakargatan”
  • The first book was released 1958.
  • 2 chapter books, 3 picture books and 2 movies about Lotta.
  • Translated into 35 languages.
  • About 8 million books are sold worldwide.


Illustrations: © Design Ilon Wikland AB
Lotta on Troublemaker Street: TM and © The Astrid Lindgren Company

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