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My Happy Life

$19.50 NZD

A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism—even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy.

Dani is probably the happiest person she knows. She’s happy because she’s going to start school. Dani has been waiting to go to school her whole life. Then things get even better—she meets Ella by the swings. After that, Dani and Ella do everything together and become best friends. But then something happens that Dani isn’t prepared for…

A perfect first chapter book for children aged five and up, full of social-emotional learning and sweet and funny illustrations, from one of the world’s greatest illustrators, Eva Eriksson.


  • Written by Rose Lagercrantz
  • Illustrated by Eva Eriksson
  • Published by Gecko Press
  • Reader Age: 6-8 year


Rose Lagercrantz is a popular Swedish author of books for children as well as for adults. Her first book was published in 1973. She has received many of the top Swedish literary awards, including the August Prize and the Astrid Lindgren Prize.


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