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MiniKarlsson

A miniature statue of a beloved character from children's literature. 

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A miniature sculptor by Mihály Kolodko depicting Karlsson on the Roof. Karlsson on the Roof or, as he is known in Swedish, Karlsson på taket, is a figure created by the Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, who also created the beloved character Pippi Longstocking. Karlsson is a fictional figure who visits seven-year-old little brother in a Stockholm apartment at home in Vasastan. There are three books about Karlsson and Little Brother: Karlsson on the Roof (1955), Karlsson on the Roof Flies Again (1962), and Karlsson on the Roof Sneaks Again (1968).

On Fjällgatan 44, you can witness the mini statue of a modernized Karlsson wearing VR goggles with a drone controller in his hands.

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