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Old January 19 2011, 09:14 AM   #3
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Re: Favorite children's books

Halfdans ABC (Illustrated by Ib Spang Olsen).

Silly rhymes for each letter of the alphabet. I got mine back when it was new (in 1967) and I'm pretty sure every single child in Denmark has had at least one of their own.
It's totally impossible to translate into any other language due to the 'fun with language'-type of rhymes though so I'm guessing Norwegian is the only other language you're likely to find it in

Ane put anemones in the cannon on Trekroner.
By the very first shot Anes anemones bloomed.

Freddy Fręk from Fakse caught in traps fifteen fancy fresh fish-meatballs.

The Cannon-king Knold who was mad as a troll bought cannon-balls and powder for a Krone,
Put a mighty batch in his cannon and shot head and hat off his wife.

Q is a letter in the alphabet.
It's rarely used but here you can see it!


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