The Brothers Lionheart

The Brothers Lionheart is a novel by Astrid Lindgren. The original title in Swedish is Bröderna Lejonhjärta and the book was originally published in 1973. It has been translated to close to 50 languages.

In The Brothers Lionheart Karl and Jonathan have lived short lives on earth. They are reunited in the land of Nangiyala where "the campfires and storytelling days" rule. Now they are supposed to be happy in the Cherry Valley, where their small white house lays. But there turns out to be evil in paradise too. Karl and Jonathan decide to battle the evil knight Tengil and his dragon Katla and hence become the brave brothers Lionheart.


(Objekt ID 4310)
Object type Artwork
Original title Bröderna Lejonhjärta
Work type Script
Original language Swedish
Categories Children and youth